Pixels of the Week – February 9, 2020

Pixels of the Week – February 9, 2020

Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End resources and tools: 7 principles of icon design, the Norman doors, design beyond the buttons on the screen, design thinking does not address the complexity of designing a product ready to launch, designing a responsive grid, different opinions about having a “CSS4” marketing flag, Ethical Design book, a few CSS tutorials (line-height, sticky position, etc.), 2 CSS animations tutorials, models of UX Maturity, design system articles, etc.

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Pixels of the Week – February 2, 2020

Pixels of the Week – February 2, 2020

Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End resources and tools: resilient web design ebook, UX of textareas, SVG animations, FontsNinja tool, PWA builder tool, 7 design psychology fundamentals every designer should know, rediscovering information architecture, CSS width animation, 19 principles of User Interface Design, 9 tips to improve your UI, UX Strategies for Multiple Devices and Platforms, a list of 300 CSS properties,  a lot of dataviz resources, design systems, CSS Online drop-shadows generator, etc.

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Fonts Ninja: discover and try new fonts

Fonts Ninja: discover and try new fonts

Happy new year people! Today I want to talk to you about a great tool for all the typography enthousiast designers out there: Fonts Ninja. This tool offers a Chrome extension that lets you inspect and discover the fonts used on any website and a macOS app that acts as a font manager tool to active and try those fonts within your design tools before buying them. At the end of the article there’s a social media contest with a …

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Pixels of the Week – January 26, 2020

Pixels of the Week – January 26, 2020

Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End resources and tools: the role of animation in UX, stop imitating GAFAMs, UX psychology crash course, finding UX design tools and methods, burn out list, is agile user-centred, penis drawing, a beautiful illustrator portfolio, push notifications suck, timeless web dev articles, CSS multi-ligne gradient and responsive tutorial, PWAs in 2020, etc.

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Solving Design Problems: Finding UX Tools, Methods & Activities

Solving Design Problems: Finding UX Tools, Methods & Activities

Involving users, audience, stakeholders, partners, internal teams and developers from the start will help us build better products and services. There’s a lot of methods available to UX designers to help us accomplish this. This unfortunately means that it’s also pretty easy to get lost and feel overwhelmed with the quantity of information available. In this article I am going to share with you my list of seven ressources I use in my daily job to find the right UX method and tool.

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Pixels of the Week – January 19, 2020

Pixels of the Week – January 19, 2020

Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End resources and tools: choosing UI components, design process illustrated, color tool, design system checklist, password generator, a tool to draw symmetrical patterns, some AI beetle experiment, a reverse image search tool, banning designing for exposure, poor and frustrating user experience, px vs relative CSS units, CSS4, etc.

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Pixels of the Week – January 12, 2020

Pixels of the Week – January 12, 2020

Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End resources and tools: signification of icons, front-end performance checklist, task flow vs user flow, dark mode, interesting CSS features to play with, min/max-width in CSS, understanding CSS position, hierarchy in UI Design, a guide to  theTerminal, measuring the value of design systems, prototyping hover, Svelte framework, Web components, some accessibility checking tools, etc.

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Pixels of the Week – January 5, 2020

Pixels of the Week – January 5, 2020

Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End resources and tools: the dribbblish designs, UX top articles, the best user testing tools, some great UX template resources,  responsive grids, accessibility tools, the loss of micro-privacy, a user task canvas with cards and interview guide, accessibility and contrast, a few CSS tutorials (counters, grid, line-clamp, etc.), PWAs documentation, a fun isometric city builder in JS,  some gooey effect inspiration. 

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Pixels of the Week – December 29, 2019

Pixels of the Week – December 29, 2019

Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End resources and tools: a comic strip that explains UX design, design ethics, building & designing for design systems, some color palette tools, articles & inspiration, a great introduction to everything CSS related, product design and call to action advice, dark patterns, accessibility, evolution of design, CSS custom properties, PWAs maskable icons, AI weirdness, 2 interesting talks, a fun loader, a German joke, a game for designers who like to center things, etc.

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🎁 A free UX Starter Kit and a UX Starter Crash Course

🎁 A free UX Starter Kit and a UX Starter Crash Course

I facilitated a workshop on: “User eXperience – starter crash course for Startups”. The audience was a nice mix between students and entrepreneurs with a project/ website. The goal was to help them discover how to build a product with a user centric approach and why startup people should focus on users needs and talk to their potential users as soon as possible.
In this article, you will find the slides of the workshop. At the end of the articles, you can download a small “UX Starter Kit for Startups” kit I created. It contains templates to build a product concept, a user journey map, a user flow kit, some mobile, tablet and desktop templates for paper prototyping and a guerilla usability testing checklist.

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