UX and UI Design

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Collaboration, Content Strategy and Web Design

Learn how to write the best copy possible to promote your design and incorporate sophisticated content strategy techniques in Copywriting for Designers. HOW Design Live speaker Sara Wachter-Boettcher is an independent content strategist, writer, and editor based in Philadelphia. She’s the author of Content Everywhere from Rosenfeld Media; the editor in chief of A...

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Agile Web Design, Buckminster Fuller & I Love Lucy

Last week, Jason Tselentis shared his insights into agile web design and the waterfall in the live design tutorial Agile Methodologies for Designers, explaining the advantages and disadvantages of each approach to the web design process. Originally applied to software development, the waterfall and agile methodologies can also be applied to web design and...

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3 Free UX Design Videos from Patrick McNeil’s New Course

Have you registered for the HOW Interactive Design Conference? Stay ahead of the curve by networking with distinguished experts and peers, attending workshops and exploring the latest in interactive design technology. If you read my usual posts, you know I’m always trying to learn more about interactive design, and especially UX design. That’s why...

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New UX Design Course from Patrick McNeil

photo from Shutterstock UX design is holistic approach to web design, optimizing every aspect of interaction with an interactive web design for a great user experience. Learning the multifaceted UX design process and its broad range of applications can be a challenge. If you’re a UX designer who wants to expand your UX toolbox...

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Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls: Agile Web Design

Are you chasing waterfalls? That is, are you dedicated to the waterfall methodology of web design and development when you could be streamlining your process with agile web design? You may want to stick to the processes you’re used to, but waterfall web design will have you moving too fast. (Okay, okay, enough with...

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Wireframing & Prototyping: Essential Skills for Interactive Design

The recent popularity of responsive web design has made wireframing and prototyping essential skills for interactive and UX design. In the interactive design process, wireframing enables you to create the information hierarchy of your web design. It makes it easier to plan the layout so that your website is user-friendly and cohesive. It’s particularly...