Archive | October, 2017

3 Essential Design Trends, November 2017

3 Essential Design Trends, November 2017

If you’re a fan of this monthly design trends series, there’s a strong possibility you’ve seen a trend or two that you just didn’t like. And that’s OK. This month, each of the three trends should be design conversation starters. While the visuals look cool, are they readable and usable? (Questions every website designer should […]

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5 Ways to Design With Accelerated Mobile Pages

5 Ways to Design With Accelerated Mobile Pages

The mobile web keeps growing at a rapid pace. Smartphones continue to sell strongly, with Apple alone forecasting to bring in $180 billion from its smartphones by 2021. There are over 224 million smartphone users in the United States, making the mobile web an essential focus for any website owner. The continued growth of mobile […]

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7 Ways to Keep Your Site Alive

7 Ways to Keep Your Site Alive

Once upon a dark, stormy night, when all was quiet, a lone web designer was designing away. He had Sketch open, a coffee nearby, and a cheerful tune in his wired earbuds, because Bluetooth is weird and has a delay that bugged the heck out of our Hero. Ahem, anyway… During a lull in the […]

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3 Ways Justinmind Helps UX Teams Work Together

3 Ways Justinmind Helps UX Teams Work Together

Communication breakdowns between designers and developers are the prime culprit for productivity stalls, scope creep, and missed deadlines. For years, designers have handed off a PSD to a developer and crossed their fingers that what arrived in the browser bore some resemblance to the original. But a simple PSD just won’t cut it any more. […]

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7 Free Tools For Testing Responsive Layouts

7 Free Tools For Testing Responsive Layouts

Every modern website needs a responsive design. This does require more effort but the end result is worthwhile. I actually recommend testing your ideas with responsive design tools to see how your site looks at each stage. You can look for usability issues on different screen sizes all from one handy tool. And these free tools […]

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How Spoiling the Ending Improves UX

How Spoiling the Ending Improves UX

It has often been asserted by fans of pop-wisdom that there are only two distinct plots in the whole of western culture: a person goes on a journey, and a stranger comes to town. A brief flick through your bookcase will disprove the rule—unless you permit metaphorical journeys, in which everything fits—but the frequency with which […]

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