UI/UX Articles and Interesting Tidbits of the Week

August//26//2016

Here are some interesting finds on UI/UX for the week!

1.https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2016/08/experience-design-essentials-animated-microinteractions-in-mobile-apps
Highlighting the importance of motion/transitions, when building a successful application. Here’s a great highlight sentence from the article:

“The app shouldn’t keep the user guessing — it should tell the user what’s happening, and microinteractions can help you make that known via appropriate visual feedback.”

2.https://medium.com/this-also/designing-for-television-part-1-54508432830f#.2wz2g94qc
Considerations of designing for Television. These days with applications being accessed in so many different devices, it’s important to consider how users consume and search for products on platforms such as these. Television is an important hub that requires specific attention when designing for it.

3.https://www.fastcodesign.com/3063200/topshop-throws-its-weight-behind-wearables?ref=webdesignernews.com
Wearables. Technology and wearable devices are a trend that goes beyond the Apple watch and notifications that get sent through that limited real estate. This article showcases the innovation behind Wearables and how it’s evolving.

4.https://blogs.adobe.com/creativecloud/the-six-minds-of-ux-design/?ref=webdesignernews.com
Really interesting article about the different minds behind UX Design. One interesting sentence from that article:

“He says UX design is a multi-dimensional and multi-sensory experience that taps into these “six minds.” Understanding these six minds is the future of experience design.”