Product Co-Creation: 5 Lessons for Designers and Businesses

[ad_1] Mixing your own drink at the soda fountain, ordering a personal message on a paper greeting card, or selecting the fabric, sleeve style, and length of a dress — these are all ways brands are co-creating products with their customers. And, more and more, these experiences are becoming central to the design process. Today’s

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Making The Most Out of Audio: Designer Chris Mears on Sound in UX Design

[ad_1] Chris Mears The internet used to be a noisy place. From dial up sounds to autoplaying ‘pings’ on websites, Chris Mears says we should all be thankful the user experience of sound has improved. As a freelance UX designer, big music fan, and editor of The UX Review, he’s been tracking how our use

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Designing for Different Screens and Devices: 7 Steps to Creating A Great UX

[ad_1] From a smartwatch with micro screens to the widest TV-screens, content should be developed to be viewed and interacted with across a range of screen sizes. But designing for different devices is more that just resizing content to display on different screens. It involves a lot of complexity: designers need to maximize the user

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Better Understanding Users Through Ethnography

[ad_1] They’ve been called superpowers—ethnographic research skills that empower user experience designers to better understand their users and the motivators that drive them, ultimately leading to a more holistic design. Rather than putting yourself in your user’s shoes, ethnography encourages researchers to observe users as they walk around in them—noting from a distance their behaviors,

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Women in UX: Meet Lilian Chen, UX Designer and Competitive Gamer

[ad_1] Long before Lilian Chen was a UX designer at Google, more specifically in YouTube’s live streaming division, she was a quiet, shy girl who didn’t fit in at her Connecticut high school. Her peers bullied her, often mocking her Asian descent by calling her derogatory names. After school, she would retreat home to put

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The Go List: 8 Photographable Destinations

[ad_1] If you want to take beautiful photographs, location certainly helps. Emily Nathan, photographer and founder of travel-lust journal Tiny Atlas Quarterly certainly knows a thing or two about incredible locations, and she gives us her picks on the best places to go to score stunning imagery. Our bags are already packed… Tahiti, French Polynesia

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How to Conduct a Design Review

[ad_1] During a project build, it is necessary to evaluate the product design and development against project requirements and outcomes. A design review is a step of development that measures project success and prioritizes the next steps or features to continue developing. Design reviews are nothing new. My grandfather, who was a draftsman in the

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Premiere Pro Make the Cut: The Big Reveal

[ad_1] Congratulations to the winners! We were inspired by all of the cuts, and it’s our pleasure to present the six music videos of Imagine Dragons’ “Believer” that wowed us most. It’s not often that a product can stay relevant enough to stand the march of time, but Premiere Pro has – 25 years and

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