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Using Scientific Knowledge to Bring Structure to Design Problems

Experience design, especially interface design, is perhaps one of the most fertile fields for the idea of scientific design. This is due to several reasons, including:

  • the multidisciplinary nature of interface design teams, which include people with different backgrounds
  • the inherent complexity of software as a product
  • the large number of scientific journals and papers that makes human–computer interaction (HCI) one of the most prolific areas of design research

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5 Web Accessibility Improvement Tools

Over the past few weeks we’ve been showcasing some amazing articles, tools, and videos in our Resources section. Our twitter followers have gotten a taste of these resources and have let us know they are really enjoying them! Today I would like to share some tools with you that focus on accessibility, a very important sector of user experience.

Improve Accessibility

Here are some tools you may find useful increase accessibility, a constant battle that UX designers have to face:

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The User Experience And Psychology Of Colour

There is a lot of psychology in colour, and while I don’t claim to be an expert, every now and then I come across something that seems to be rather counterintuitive.

I suppose there are some cultural influences on colour as well, and people need to take these sorts of things into account when designing sites, but there also seem to be some ideas that cross over cultural lines.

Today I want to take a quick look at the colours that I would assume we’d all connect with a certain response – say the colour of success, the colour of failure, and what colours you expect to see in form fields when you are doing things right or wrong. What colours come to mind when you think of a ‘Success‘ message? What colours come to mind when you think of doing something wrong?

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