User Journeys for inspiring User Experience Design | UX Design Company

August 26, 2021

User journeys are a critical path in UX design projects. They are a diagrammatic representation of the tasks users go through to reach their goals, mapping stakeholder pain points and perspectives along the way. By detailing current workflows, user journeys provide valuable insight into users’ motivations and objectives that is used to form the foundation…

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Designing for Natural User Interfaces | UX Design Company

June 22, 2021

A Natural User Interface (NUI) is an interface you interact with using intuitive actions related to natural, everyday human behavior. These interfaces often require touch, gestures or voice commands to interact with them. In the past, methods of interaction with devices required us to adhere and conform to the technological restrictions that existed. However, the…

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Healthcare UX Design trends | UX Design Company

April 15, 2019

Recent trends in healthcare UX design prioritize speed, privacy, innovation, personalization, and perhaps most importantly, an intuitive and safe mobile-first approach. The motivation behind many regulatory changes and updates in healthcare-related device development is the surge of healthcare-related mobile device apps, which need to be included in regulatory compliance. One trend in healthcare UX design…

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Using Neuroscience-based human factors research for more reliable usability results | UX Design Company

March 5, 2019

Human factors usability testing applies what is known about human behavior to the design of User Interface design systems, including our abilities and limitations. There has been a limited application of advanced human factors knowledge to usability testing, although it is steadily increasing. The goal is to use neuroscience-based human factors research in addition to…

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Avoiding cognitive overload in UI & UX design | UX Design Company

February 22, 2019

The term “cognitive load” was originally coined by psychologists to describe the mental effort required to learn new information. In terms of User Experience design, cognitive load is the amount of mental effort required to operate a user interface system. Cognitive overload occurs when that effort exceeds a user’s ability to process information and keep…

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Wearable technology and UI design | UX Design Company

February 6, 2019

The advancement of wearable technology has grown greatly in the past several years. These new and disruptive innovations provide advances that could potentially transform all aspects of life and society. With the technology paradigm shift comes questions and issues concerning how to best interact with this tech, along with the best ways for this new…

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Happy New Year! | UX Design Company

December 28, 2018

Wishing you a happy and successful 2019! We look forward to working with you on exciting new projects. Look for us at these upcoming events:       

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Using dark backgrounds in user interface design | UX Design Company

November 27, 2018

More and more, user interfaces on desktops, mobile devices and kiosks are using darker colored backgrounds. Understanding the reasons goes beyond aesthetics, however. Studies have been conducted to analyze how the combination of text and background color affects readability, aesthetics, and behavioral intention in people. UI systems using dark backgrounds has its advantages. Eye fatigue…

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Use of modal windows within UI | UX Design Company

October 15, 2018

Modal windows are windows that are shown on top of an application screen to convey information to, or collect information from, the user. These “popups” prevent the user from interacting with the application until the window is closed by the user. While this can have valuable purposes, it can also lead to end-user frustration. The…

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