Every day, I share on Twitter and LinkedIn a list of curated articles I read, resources and tools about UX Design, User Research, UI and mobile design, HTML, CSS, the web industry, some process, some inspiration, etc. This is an archive of everything I shared this week.
“We need to stop designing faster and learn how to start designing less, by shipping smaller things more frequently we have more chances to get feedback.” an interesting article on agile and design by Laura Klein
#UX Design #UX Research
The Cognitive Costs of Bad UX. It’s not just enterprise software: bad UX is pervasive. It’s caused by 1) lack of care and 2) bad incentives. In the case of online publications, at least we readers have an easy fix.
There’s a place for “because it looks better” I think that the “it looks better” your professional designer eye trained in patterns and visual principles that is able to take shortcuts. Most of us can “explain” why it looks better: contrast, structure, information architecture, etc.
Notes on synthetic speech: the importance of voice quality as a part of user experience and the different types of synthetic speech formats you can find bu @LeonieWatson
“101 Diagrams: My Test Kitchen Results“, it was super fun to test Abby Covert’s recipes for her new book on diagrams. Really looking forward to see the whole book, it’s going to be super useful especially for students and beginners
I’ve never heard the words manel (all men panel), manference (conference with only men in the line up) & wanel (panel with only white people) and discovered them in @betterallies awesome newsletter, worth checking out and subscribing
Grainy Gradients is one of my favorite “style” of illustrations, I think it’s one of the first things I learned to do in AI, so I’m super excited to see we can do something similar with CSS and SVG noise, thanks @jimmmy!!
Apparently my article on resources to design tables was popular on Refind, so I decided to give it a try. It’s a tool to get 5 links/day on topics you chose. So far it’s been nice. In case you want to try, here’s a ref link
This really cool project lets you draw all the roads in a specific city.
So I’m curious: what does your city (or a city you love) look like if we only show the roads? Here’s Luxembourg!