Cognitive Overload and User Interface Design

One very important aspect of User Interface Design to be aware of is avoiding cognitive overload for the user. Cognitive overload is the overstimulation of the user when performing tasks with the interface. This could be due to variables such

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Dashboard User Experience Trends

The move towards cleaner UI Experiences and design layouts isn’t restricted to any one area of UI design, but dashboards may be utilizing the trend to its fullest. A Flat design with simple colors and fewer graphics lets users focus

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Medical UI Design and Human Factors validation

The Medical UI design field recently received assistance from the FDA in the form of a publication title “Applying Human Factors and Usability Engineering to Medical Devices.” This is a guidance document helping those in the medical device and medical

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Using the Lean UX Design process

Lean UX Design is the practice of focusing on the actual user experience through rapid iteration cycles coupled with insight generation from user and client feedback. Based on the lean start up concept, Lean UX Design encourages innovation over documentation

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Conversational User Interface Design

Conversational user interface—using voice interaction in a natural conversational manner with your devices instead of manual interaction—provides numerous opportunities and challenges for UI designers. However, one of the main advantages of conversational user interface design (CUI) is its high learnability

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Medical Device GUI Design That Simplifies Complex Data

Simplicity in Medical Device GUI Design may be an interface’s most important usability design principle. It optimizes the user experience and simplifies software development. One example is Thermo Fisher Scientific’s innovative NanoDrop One UV-Vis Spectrophotometer, which solves complex analytical challenges

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User Interface and Usability Design conferences

One of the many benefits of attending User Interface and Usability conferences is that they allow you to develop and extend skills in your current field of work, as well as learn something completely new. Choosing the right conference often

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Purposeful communication in UI Design

In UI design, everything a designer does affects the user experience. From the purposeful and intentional to the neglectful oversight and omission, every action–and non-action–shapes the experience of the end-user. For designers, successful UI solutions require decisions that will communicate

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year 2016!  See you at the CES conference.  Check out our latest UI designs!

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