10 Things You Need to Know About UX and UI design - Wiredelta - Deepstash
1. UX and UI are not alike

Using the term User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) interchangeably is a common mistake. However, it’s important to distinguish the two. It might be a surprise to some but UI is actually a ...

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Designers, entrepreneurs and innovators often assume that the potential users of their product are like them. That’s a big mistake. The psychological term for this tendency is a false-consensus eff...

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The wheels need to keep turning and you have a deadline to meet. This is a common justification for why UX is not prioritized. It’s also a common way of spotting whether your organisation has under...

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4. UI is like a joke – if you have to explain it, it’s not good enough

You remember the time you dropped a joke and nobody got it, so you had to explain it? Yeah, it wasn’t that funny after all. Same goes for UI, if you have to explain the design and the reasons why y...

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Well, that’s just partially true. The idea that every distant corner of your product should be reachable within a few clicks is just plain wrong. Not all the information possible needs to be the fi...

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Speaking of attention spans, you need to be crisp when serving your users, don’t overwhelm them with information. An attention span is defined as the amount of time someone concentrates on a task w...

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7. Leave your ego at the door

We love this one. Especially founders, CEOs and chairmen have built careers by having strong opinions about virtually anything. By having strong opinions, most of which were correct, otherwise, the...

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Don’t use Lorem Ipsum and dummy placeholders all over the place when you demo a new design. It is hard to come by a product that is not based around original content, whether that’s text, images, o...

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Simplicity is the king and consistency is the queen. In the context of digital products, simplicity means that’s it’s easy to understand and interact with your product. Your users shouldn’t need to...

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Prototyping allows you to test your hypothesis before spending time with an engineering or development team building the actual product. Designers can use different design techniques for it. One us...

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