Welcome to the 66th edition of Design Brief, our weekly selection of news and tips from the design world.
A short excerpt from Laura Kalbag’s book: “Accessibility for Everyone” will help you get started with incorporating accessibility in your designs. The author walks you through the basic concepts related to accessibility at every stage of a product’s lifecycle. Read more
When soliciting and listening to user feedback, you will inevitably run into bias: biases will influence the people providing feedback, and your own biases will influence the way you receive that feedback. How to avoid it so that you can make the most out of user comments and reviews? Read more
“UX designers benefit from understanding the foundations of UX storytelling and how these foundations can be applied to create designs that will touch audiences and, hopefully, keep them coming back for more.” How to leverage the power of storytelling to craft great user experience? Read more
The way users consume digital information has evolved rapidly in the past few years, and it’s moving outside the screens of our computers and mobiles. Augmented and Virtual Reality technologies are catching on, so designers need to learn also how to create app experiences that combine all these dimensions. Read more
As the technology advances and internet connections accelerate, designers are embracing the practical benefits of amination. When used correctly, it can enhance the user experience. The author proposes three ways to create an animation that engages users and sells. Read more
Charlie Deets, a Product Designer at WhatsApp, has been involved in numerous projects at Facebook, including Groups, Sharing, and Privacy. One year ago, he moved to WhatsApp which, as he describes, has been a more eye-opening designing experience that taught him to approach problems and his work from different angles. Read more
As a designer, you should not underestimate the importance of psychology in the UX design. Knowing subtle persuasive cues will help you build a better product that will convince online visitors not just to come back, but also to buy. Read more