In this topic show dedicated to icons Per and James look at what icons are, why we, as designers, make use of them and what we can do to make them more understandable and accessible.
Richard Whitehand has been working hands on with usability testing for decades. He’s spent more hours than anyone we know in a usability lab testing with users. He joins us to talk about the benefits of usability testing, which are more than just discovering issues with your design. Read More
IA, IxD, SEO – all of these and more come under the canopy of UX. “I don’t think any of us can truly call ourselves UX designers, although that’s a very convenient title” said Eric Reiss towards the beginning of our conversation. The environment we work in and the way in which we communicate what we do creates a constant struggle. We need to survive being UX-ers. Read More
This time James and Per discuss usability rules and recommendations. Jakob Nielsen earlier this year updated his web design recommendation, saying that you should now design for around 1440 pixels wide. With this as a starting point we cover browser viewports, research, recommendations, responsive web design and mobile web sites. Phew, all that and a little more in 29 minutes!
(Listening time 29 minutes)
- Computer screens are getting bigger
- Screens are getting bigger, but not the browser viewport
- The Right column is a black hole for content (Swedish)
- WordPress plugin: Measuring viewport size
- How Moving the Call-to-Action below the Fold Generated a 304% Lift in Conversions
- Whitney Hess’s “one column” site