All posts for "user experience design" tag

Using content priority wireframes to assist in copy production

Published
27th August 2013
by 
Jon Fisher
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Using content priority wireframes to assist in copy production

As the resurgence in content strategy has continued to grow I have encountered much anecdotal evidence from my peers regarding the delay in projects due to a lack of decent copy. Copy production can often create a chicken and egg scenario where the team is unable to progress without the copy, or the design (using lorem ipsum) does not reflect the copy being produced. This article outlines how to enhance Content Priority Wireframes to help get around this chicken and egg scenario, it is not an article about the use of lorum ipsum.

Why fidelity matters: good with users and bad with clients

Published
24th August 2012
by 
Simon Norris
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Why fidelity matters: good with users and bad with clients

Typically, when fidelity gets mentioned in a user experience (UX) context we often hear it paired with the word wireframe. Fidelity is more commonly known in its abbreviated form either as low-fi or high-fi. Yet, we feel fidelity has so much more to offer. We can use it as a tool to design meaning.

This article will explore the idea of using fidelity to build a common understanding - a shared meaning. It builds on a presentation given in February '12 to the Bristol Usability Group.

Good UX Design is Invisible

Published
17th March 2011
by 
Simon Norris
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Good UX Design is Invisible

Design is a very complex subject and it has many definitions but one I particularly like is ‘to plan and fashion artistically or skillfully’ (dictionary.com). Design is a highly skillful activity and requires dedication and creativity. Good design is a process and one that is made up of many elements. It is the successful combination of elements that deliver a great design that make it compelling, engaging and ultimately, invisible.

5 tips for effortless layouts

Published
9th February 2011
by 
Gemma Savagar
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5 tips for effortless layouts

A great website layout will deliver an intuitive, effective and enjoyable experience. Layouts are the foundation of presenting information clearly, attracting attention to the right parts and guiding people to their goals. This article focuses on layouts and how to help users interpret them correctly and positively as they scan the page. This guidance can be used throughout the website development process.

Your feedback is important to us!

Published
5th February 2010
by 
Simon Norris
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Your feedback is important to us!

How many times have you visited a site for the very first time only to be presented with an annoying pop-up that asks you to complete a survey about the site you have only just visited!