The best icon is a text label
Icons are great when there is a universal meaning that everyone understands but most aren’t clear without context. To have clarity, use a label.
Users’ Perception of Product Ratings
Baymard Institute observed how subjects rely on ratings to gauge a product’s quality or value based on two key pieces of information: the average rating and the number of ratings.
One Magic Formula to Calculate User Experience?
Wouter de Bres tries to uncover the many factors that play a role in user experience and if there is a formula to calculate what the UX of your product is.
How to Delightfully Trick Users With Animation
Animation is a powerful tool that can help distract users during loading time and aid in transitions.
10 of the Best UX Infographics
Usabilla put together a list of some of the best UX relevant infographics out there today.
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Tools & Resources
Tell someone you have an idea on how to improve the conversion rate or ease of use of their web page.
Bounce is a mobile app that saves photos of whiteboarding sessions and cleans them up automatically, so you can actually read them later.
AppSeed lets you take your sketches and make them into functioning prototypes.
Design for Wearables
I’m putting together a free course going step-by-step through the process of designing an Apple Watch app.
UI/UX Designer – Saas Startup at Iris Mobile (Chicago, IL)
Iris Mobile, an innovative mobile technology company focusing on mobile relationship management for brands and advertisers, is looking for a UI/UX Designer to be the voice of the user.
UX Senior Designer at Wikimedia Foundation (San Francisco, CA)
Love Wikipedia? The Wikipedia Foundation is looking for a UX Desisnger to create experiences that go beyond good design into delighting users.
Last But Not Least
“Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.”
— William Butler Yeats