5 User Research Methods I’m Thankful for This Year

When was the last time you explored new user research methods? As a user experience designer it’s easy to come up with any old design. The hard part is knowing what the user expects from your design, and how they want the experience to make them feel. The only way to receive this information is

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

A Look at Election Day User Experience – The One Thing That’s Still Missing

Wouldn’t it be nice if, come Election Day, we had the ability to vote when we wanted, where we wanted. Say, on-the-go from our mobile phones, or at a convenient voting station outside the supermarket? According to the US Census Bureau, only 57.5% of Americans voted in the 2012 election, with the top reasons for

7 Freaky Forbes UX Articles You Have to Read This Halloween

This Halloween, don’t be the odd pumpkin out! Stay up to date with the latest UX news and technologies brought to you by Forbes. In this exclusive list of Forbes articles (plus one special addition) published in October, both contributing writers and Forbes employees discuss current issues within the UX design world, along with speculations

Essential UX Design Tips from Mockplus’s CEO Song Lau

  In UX design there are a handful of talents and abilities critical to the success of a designer’s work. I had the pleasure of discussing some of these key concepts within UX design with Mockplus’s CEO and Product Designer, Song Lau.   I was curious to find out just how this prototyping design expert

7 Trendy Tech Articles from September Every UX Designer Must Read

Often, user experience designers aren’t always exposed to the most current technological advances in the industry. In order to make sure our readers remain well informed, I chose to focus on the digital and tech side of user experience in this month’s roundup. This list of articles provides relevant information about the latest developments in

Rules of Human Design in the Digital World by Rita Feldman

I am happy to present yet another fantastic professional as part of our expert-interview series! This week, we feature talented User Experience Designer Rita Feldman. Rita is a skilled UX Architect focused on Web and Visual Design, and Front End Web Development. With experience in freelance design, Rita’s passion for creativity and detail shine through