Five Things You Should Do to Be a Great UX Designer

This is in response to UX amateurism and why I’m not a UX designer anymore. Being a UX Designer isn’t hard, but we forget to some of the low hanging fruit that is invaluable to our role. Read more »

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The State Of E-Commerce Checkout Design 2012 // UX Study

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Why It’s Important to Sketch Before You Wireframe

Have you ever had an idea for a website or application? It’s easy to come up with the idea, but the hard part is understanding how that idea will take shape in user interface form. This is where sketching is useful. Sketching happens in many professions that involve creativity and construction. Even Leonardo Da Vinci had to sketch out his inventions before he started to build them. No matter how smart you are, It’s impossible to go from a simple idea in your head to immediately building it out without hashing out the details in between. Sketching out your idea before you build is necessary for every designer to do. Read more »

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Mobile User Testing Considerations

The Mobile Frontier If you are a regular visitor of my blog, you know that I have spent quite a bit of time on performing remote user testing. In my latest test I performed a mobile user test for the first time. Read more »

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Colour: User Experience And Psychology

Colour plays a crucial role in User Experience. It transmits a psychological message to your users and choosing the right colours for your brand, logo or product can be vital as it helps your brand…
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Happiness is not a Destination

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Remote User Testing: Airbnb vs Wimdu

In many of my other blog posts I have discussed user research through various methods. From surveys, to design feedback. Read more »

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UX is NOT…

*By Abdelrahman Osama\ UX Designer. Read more »

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The Future of Mobile

Last year, something profound happened, the number of smart phones sold exceeded the number of PCs sold. In few years, the number of mobile devices will dwarf the number of PCs. where are we in the mobile revolution? Globally, the “dumb- phone conversion cycle” is still just getting started. Read more »

User Research vs Intuition

User Research and usability testing are (should be) two of the cornerstones of any company’s efforts to improve revenue generation through their online channel. Read more »

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