Top 5 UX Magazines

  In an industry where new ideas, techniques and practices are pumped out constantly, keeping up with the rapidly updated content is key to successfully understanding UX.   There is an endless amount journals, blogs, articles, statistics and general data on the UX industry that help to keep professionals and enthusiast informed. These UX magazines

January’s Top Picks: Will UX Designers Be Replaced by Artificial Intelligence in 2017?

As the technological industry continues to advance and develop more intricate technologies, many designers wonder if their jobs will remain relevant. While artificial intelligence gains the ability to understand human behavior on a far more advanced level, in addition to having the ability to essentially do our jobs better than us, will the need for

The Psychology Lesson You Should Have Taken Years Ago: Improve Your Creative and Design Skills with Hoa Loranger

Designers and creative directors may not directly associate psychology with the design and tech world, although it is actually one of the most important tools you can implement.   A proper understanding of the human psyche allows designers to properly understand users’ needs which allows us to create and design more usable products. While we

My Top 3 Favorite UX Design TED Talks of All Time

Whether I’m lacking creativity or overflowing with ambition, TED Talks are one of my favorite places to source inspiration. I’ve compiled a list of three of my favorite UX design TED Talks, which provide useful insight into how to improve your skills.   I highly recommend listening to these talks the next time you have

Take the Advice of Fortune 500 Lead Designer Amy Marquez

Amy Jimenez Marquez is the lead experience designer for the R&D team of a Fortune 500 financial services company. She is also one of the publishers of Boxes and Arrows, a peer-written user experience and information architecture journal established in 2001, promoting contributors who want to provoke thinking, push limits, and teach a few things along the

Customer Experience vs. User Experience

  An experience is defined as “the process of doing and seeing things, and of having things happen to you.”   While the terms “UX” and “CX” may sound similar, the technicalities within the experiences they offer for clients differ greatly. User experience falls into a subcategory of customer experience, it’s included in the overall