Welcome to the 52nd edition of Design Brief, a weekly selection of news and tips from the design world.
Information Architecture (IA) is the science of structuring the content of websites, web and mobile applications, and social media software. It is crucial for powerful design. The techniques presented in the article will help you to use IA in the right way. Read more
Humour can reduce stress, increase psychological well-being, and increase tolerance for pain. So why not to leverage it in design to make users feel happier? The author explains how to incorporate humour in UX consistently with brand identity. Read more
Jules Cheung presents a battle-tested and research-based design process for effective design project management. She created a practical workflow to improve collaboration and solve the most popular problems that occur within teams. Read more
Listen to the talk by Nate Clinton, Cooper Managing Director, during ProductTank San Francisco. Clinton tried to explain why attempts at measuring the ROI of design have failed and shares an alternative framework for evaluating the future value of software and product design. Read more
Miklos Philips shares the most useful principles of successful interaction design. They’re not hard and fast rules. However, as a designer you should keep them in mind to design better and more engaging products. Read more