UX research has become an integral part of the Product Designer’s toolkit and is here to stay. It is beneficial to involve not only designers and analysts, but to encourage broader participation in the research process. There are numerous methods available, each with its own nuances and may be unclear to management unless the value of research is adequately explained. Why data scientists may struggle to understand extrapolation based on three data points, how outsourcing research differs from an internal UX lab (seemingly not much) — all about it in this post.Continue reading “UX Research: Why are they important? How can they be conducted? Who is a UX Researcher?”
Games are not only entertainment, but also art, science and business. Behind every successful game there is a talented and thoughtful design that takes into account the psychology, aesthetics and economics of the gameplay. In this post I will tell you what game design and UX are, why they are so important for creating engaging and satisfying games, how the “win” button works and why MVP is not always the best way to test hypotheses about the game.Continue reading “Exploring Game Design and UX, the “Win” Button, and the Lack of MVP”
Inclusive design is a design practice in which products and services are developed in a way that they are accessible and can serve as many people as possible, regardless of their age, gender, or abilities.
People are at the center of inclusive design. It helps designers understand how to best meet people’s needs and create convenient and understandable solutions that can be used by everyone.Continue reading “Inclusive Design: Creating Products Accessible to All Without Exception”
I am delighted to introduce to you a new series of posts called #overheard. Here you will find captivating and insightful content based on the most interesting excerpts from design podcasts (and not only).
This post is an excerpt of the most interesting thoughts and information from the podcast “Design is like this: How to talk about design” (authors Nikita Lakeev, Roman Nurgaliev + guest Alexander Zazvonov).Continue reading “How Designers can present their Design”