We are living in challenging times, but it’s important to note that there are also unique opportunities available right now to learn and grow as a designer, even while we are all staying home and social distancing. …

Design has been around since the beginning of time. From the time of stone tablets to the electronic devices we use today, we have used and continue to use design to communicate our important messages. Every element in our design should help improve our user’s experience and more clearly convey that message.

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In this article, we’re going to learn about Visual Hierarchy in UX Design and how we can use it to improve our products and optimize our users’ experiences.

What is visual hierarchy?

Visual Hierarchy is used to rank design elements and influence in the order you want your users to view them. By using principles like contrast, scale, balance and, more, you can help establish each element in its rightful place and help the most important elements stand out. …

Why task analysis?

As UX designers, we have a responsibility that goes beyond designing for design’s sake. Although there are some out there that mistake our role to be similar to that of a graphic or UI designer, our core purpose is to design pleasant solutions to problems. The methods we use to solve these problems is what many like to call user-centric design.

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What is user-centric design?

Greg Hinzmann, the creative director at Greg Hinzmann Design, tells us that user-centric design does not mean you literally interpret user feedback and input, but that you understand their point of view, what their priorities are, and what they are trying to achieve. …


Caleb Kingston

CEO and Founder of Brainspin with a UX Design and Digital Marketing background. Founder of meetup.com/saltlakedesigners

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