UX


  • Visual Hierarchy in UI Design

    Visual Hierarchy in UI Design

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    5 minutes

    This should have a part of my series on the basics of design, but alas, here it stands a week late. I have a few things to say about visual hierarchy and, as usual, another few words on responsive design. After all, this wouldn’t be a design blog without the obligatory post about visual hierarchy.…

  • Layout: Magazine Spreads and Website Design

    Layout: Magazine Spreads and Website Design

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    6 minutes

    Layout is the simple act of arranging elements on a page. In magazines, well-designed layouts entice us to read more deeply into an article, while the layout of a website can determine how quickly information is found. Understanding the principles behind layout, whether for print or web, unlocks a powerful tool for visual communication. The…

  • Enhancing User Experience (UX) Design for WordPress

    Enhancing User Experience (UX) Design for WordPress

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    7 minutes

    When designing a site using WordPress, you have a unique opportunity to create exceptional user experiences. As a theme this week, I’m going to continue discussing the ideas behind design, and how it affects perception/feelings of the users of any given interface. I started yesterday with color theory, today we’ll look over UX principles and…