Two weeks ago, I tried usertesting.com for the first time because I needed to conduct a usability test. It was a tool recommended by a coworker, and I found it really helpful. If you’re a UX researcher or designer out there who need to conduct interviews or user studies, give it a try and you could be happily surprised.Continue reading
12 icons I created for Jul 2020. Available in Sketch format for $1 at https://gum.co/bvOuX. 😀
Icons include: soap dispenser, scooter, game console, toast, elevator, elevator panel, dumbbell, beer bottle, glass of wine, weights, training rope, monitor with base.
A large part of UI design is graphic design. Many of the techniques in graphic design, such as the use of a grid, the CRAP principles (contrast, repetition, alignment, and proximity), and color theory etc, are transferrable and can be applied to UI design as well. However, there are certain techniques that don’t work quite as well. I didn’t realize this until recently. Those techniques fell flat when I tried to use them to design the UI of a feature. I reflected on why it backfired and here are the two reasons.Continue reading
12 icons I created for Jun 2020. Available in Sketch format for $1 at https://gum.co/fMuEz. 😀
Icons include: subway gates 1, subway gates 2, train, tap, social distancing, mini truck, interchange, hold the handrail, alight from train, car, spray, scooter.
Design is a vaguely defined term, and people tend to have misconceptions about what designers do. When you tell people you’re a designer, especially those outside of tech, chances are they will think that your job is to sit in front of a monitor, pushing pixels and make things look beautiful.Continue reading