5 UX design mistakes you’re probably making. With Solutions.

Have you ever pushed a door that needed to be pulled? Or the other way round? I bet you have, at some point of your life. Well, did you know that there’s a name for these frustrating pieces of design? They are called the Norman door. Coined by Don Norman, in his book The Design of Everyday Things, a Norman door is a badly designed door that confuses a user on whether to pull or push.   According to Don

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A Guide to Usability Testing for Websites

Jakob Nielsen couldn’t have been more correct when he said “pay attention to what users do, not what they say.” Knowing what your users are doing is the underlying aspect of developing a product and creating a positive user experience. Usability testing helps you do precisely that. So, let’s begin by defining what usability testing is. As is clear from the nomenclature, usability testing is a part of UX design procedure to assess a product by letting real time users

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How to build your first MVP

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In my previous blog article, I had introduced to you the basic concept and definition of an MVP – Minimum Viable Product. We learnt that an MVP is the least designable version that provides your user with the core, most important functionality of the product. Now that you have a fair idea of what can MVP is and what are the benefits of an MVP in a product development process, let’s discuss how can you go about building your first

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An introduction to MVP websites

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If you hold an interest in website design, you might have heard of the term MVP website being used around; in articles, blogs or videos. But if you’ve always been intimidated and confused by the term and thought of MVP as some complex mumbo jumbo in the website design world, don’t worry. In this blog, I seek to walk you through an introduction of MVP – its meaning, process and benefits. By the end of this article, you will have

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5 essential elements for a modern website design

5 essential elements of website design

Your website is the mirror to your business. Everything that your business is and stands for, is reflected through your website. Website design has come a long way from the days where they were used to essentially cram up all the information about a business without giving a thought to the visual aesthetics or the usability. Modern websites focus majorly on the user experience and usability factors. Over the last few years, brands and online businesses have revamped and redesigned

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Wireframes – 10 best practices you should follow

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  If you are here after reading my last two blog posts on Wireframing 101 and Types of Wireframes, you must, by now, have a clear idea about the meaning of wireframes, their benefits in the web design process and the types of wireframes in a product design. If you are new to the world of website designing and wireframing, I would suggest you read up my aforementioned articles first. That will give you a broad sense of wireframes in

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Wireframes : Low fidelity vs High Fidelity

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  In my previous blog, I started out with explaining the meaning and benefits of wireframes in web design. You might want to check that out in case you are new to wireframing and web design.   In this blog, we will delve a little deeper into the world of wireframes. I will walk you through the types of wireframes. We will analyze the pros and cons of each type. We will also understand how to decide on what type

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Wireframing 101 – The beginner’s guide to wireframes

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  Wireframing is probably the most frequent and basic term that you’ll come across when talking about building a website or designing a user experience. But if you are new to the world of websites and UX designing, the technical jargons and information load can be overwhelming.     In this article, I will explain the basics of the wireframing process. We will go through the what’s, how’s and why’s of wireframe design. By the end of this article, you

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7 website design trends to look out for in 2018

website design trends 2018

Digital design is an ever evolving space. With new trends and ideas and experiments springing up on a daily basis, for website designers, the world is their oyster. The fast paced and tech led environment ensures that web designers are always on their toes, playing with colors, fonts, icons and ideas. Creativity has no limit and as designers, our job is to keep up to date with the latest website design trends that are emerging around the digital world. So

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The 6 principles of a great website design

principles of website design

Your website is the first place that a user lands on while searching for your business. It is the very first impression of your business.  And like every first impression, you need to make it last. There are a few basic principles of website design that every website designer needs to follow. This is like their holy grail. But before that, you need to understand why your website design is an important tool for your overall marketing strategy. Your website

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