Accessibility is ensuring people with disabilities can access all the information online. An added bonus is it usually improves the experience for everyone and not just those with disabilities.[Read more…]
As a designer, the Laws of UX and Gestalt Principles give me a baseline for implementing a good design. They help me to understand the fundamentals of human perception and provide a guide into the interpretation the mind’s eye makes when engaging with patterns and flows.
Here are the UX Principles that I keep close to my designs at all times…[Read more…]
When it comes to the web, people rarely have much time or attention to spend on reading information. Often people come to a website with a topic or question in mind, they quickly scan through headers, the first part of sentences, paragraphs, bullet points, links and decide whether they read more thoroughly or move on.
Sometimes, they get distracted and move on to a completely different topic!
So how can we respect our visitors’ time and busy schedules? …or low attention spans, even.
A User Research Synthesis is where you group your feedback into common themes. The exercise of putting together a User Research Synthesis can provide great value for a team.
By understanding your user’s needs, motivations and behaviours, combined with your business goals, you can start to map out their journey from A to B.
How a user journey should look is completely up to you and how you think you can best portray the story to your audience.