Unusual Books That Will Take Your UX Skills to the Next Level

I’ve read a lot of design books over the years but, surprisingly, the books that have nothing to do with design are the ones that have helped me grow the most as a designer. While design-specific texts provide direct information and insight on familiar topics, reading books outside of the field has given me the

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

The Most Promising 2017 UX and Web Design Trends (Infographic)

2017 is predicted to be a year full of technological advancements and notable achievements, and I’m sure all you designers out there are searching hungrily for new and innovative ideas to implement in order to beat the rush and stay on top.   Well, have no fear, this infographic by The Deep End has everything

The 5 Pillars of the Design Thinking Process

“Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like. People think it’s this veneer — that the designers are handed this box and told, ‘Make it look good!’ That’s not what we think design is. It’s not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” —

Top Blogs Every UX Designer and Software Developer Must Add to their Holiday Reading List

As an avid blogger, I often enjoy browsing through various other blogs and forums in order to gain insight into the latest trends in the field, in addition to discovering new information about the design industry as a whole.   I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite UX design and software and app

The State of Web Design Usability [Infographic]

Over the past decade, websites have evolved from a plain text-centric layout, to fast loading, visually dispersed, and responsive online platforms. Since staying up to date with the latest technological and user behavioral preferences are not always attainable for many web designers, thus many websites fail to achieve the expected rankings. Let’s look at web

Top Collection of 2016 UX and Web Design Articles And Interviews

As the New Year quickly approaches I’d like to take a minute to look back at the accomplished year we’ve had. From the rise of new technologies and applications, to alternative experience design methods, each of these innovations have had a significant impact on the user experience industry.   I compiled a list of my