Why UX is the next battlefront in the war for agency talent

A midsize Los Angeles agency recently hired a new user-experience designer at a $75,000 salary (plus benefits.) The rub? This new hire has no professional UX background at all — the entire sum total of his experience is a 10-week immersive course at General Assembly that costs just over $9,000.

A guide on usability testing

Ever since the mobile operating systems came into existence, app developers have been busy creating apps that can keep up with the changes introduced along with every latest version of these operating systems.

What a genius can do with a client’s brief…

To promote the Design Department at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris, a team of designers embarked on a creative project to showcase their talents by using clients' physical briefs as their canvas.

Use ‘Psychological Distance’ to maximize your site

One of the primary aims of consumer psychology is to understand the way individuals evaluate objects and events. Numerous studies have led to an understanding that evaluations and choices are driven not only by the quality and value of an object, but also by internal factors such as subjective perceptions.

UX Designer vs UI Designer

This little image comparison made me smile. Honestly, I sincerely believe that any designer should focus on both sides of the coin.

Color Emotion Guide

Have you ever wondered why colours have such a huge effect? Here are some interesting examples!

10 Tips to Get You Started with Responsive Design

According to a recent study, a quarter of all Americans use mobile devices only to access the web.

How Margins and Line Lengths Affect User Reading

Have you ever spent a long time reading a web page? It might have seem long to you because of the large amount of text. But research shows that margins and line lengths affect reading speed and comprehension.

Making mLearning usable (Great infographic!)

When designing an application for a mobile device, it’s important to understand how users interact with these devices. This infographic by the eLearning Guild outlines a variety of user preferences for using a mobile device.

How to Keep Your Top Employees From Leaving (Infographic)

Employee recognition programs may sound like an unneeded expense, but research shows that a little peer-to-peer recognition goes a long way.