User Experience Design 101

By Laura Shumaker |   Jan 12, 2016 6:26:06 PM

What web designers and mobile app developers need to know about people 

A few months back, I told you about a website that irritated me quite a bit. I was doing some research for a white paper internationalization at the time and was directed to a page with a black background and a large block of content in fine red font. I really wanted to read the content, so ended up cutting and pasting it into a word doc and enlarging it. The author had some interesting points to make, but his style was full of sarcasm and jargon and I just had to give up. So much for a user friendly website design.

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The Psychology of User Design: Q&A with UX expert Susan Weinschenk

By Laura Shumaker |   Nov 15, 2015 7:44:00 PM

 

"And how did the website make you feel?"

I was doing some research about internationalization and was directed to a page with a black background and a large block of content in fine red font. I really wanted to read the content, so ended up cutting and pasting it into a word doc and enlarging it. The author had some interesting points to make, but his style was full of sarcasm and jargon and I just had to give up. The whole experience put me in a really bad mood. All because of poor user experience design.

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The Psychology of User Design: Q&A with UX expert Susan Weinschenk

By Laura Shumaker |   Jul 28, 2015 11:19:08 AM

"And how did the website make you feel?"

I was doing some research about internationalization and was directed to a page with a black background and a large block of content in fine red font. I really wanted to read the content, so ended up cutting and pasting it into a word doc and enlarging it. The author had some interesting points to make, but his style was full of sarcasm and jargon and I just had to give up. The whole experience put me in a really bad mood. It was, I think, a classic negative user experience.

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