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Encouraging better collaboration between design and development teams

Integrating Privacy by Design Into Your UI Design Strategy

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve likely noticed an influx of marketing emails declaring changes to its terms of service and privacy policies. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) makes Privacy by Design (specifically its privacy by default principle) a legal requirement. According to the new regulation, you’re required to design for and build user privacy principles into your projects and document your Privacy by Design (PbD) processes.

How to Test the Usability of Prototypes (And Why You Should)

Launching a website that delivers a phenomenal user experience requires a commitment to usability testing from the get-go. At each stage of the UI design process, change becomes exponentially more challenging, and as a result, it’s beneficial to start these usability tests as early as possible.

7 Ways Content-First Design Will Make Your Website Better in the Long Run

When the design team knows what will be on the website and what the goals of the design are, there’s a better chance the end result will be custom-tailored to that content. Simply, that means that the design is likely to be more functional because the pieces were actually made for each other.

The Laws of UX (Design Theory for 2018)

In this article, we take a look at some of Yablonski’s laws of UX, as well as principles of design theory that have evolved with the digital landscape. Every one of these seven “rules” should be factors when planning and outlining website design projects.

7 Ways to Move Web Design Projects Along Faster

Speeding up a project can be one of the most difficult challenges creative teams face but it is possible. It takes a combination of planning in the early phases, trusting the creative team and letting everyone do their job and remembering to check in and evaluate milestones along the way. Letting a misstep get in the way is often the biggest project derailment.

Ready for a Website Redesign? Start with the Content

Before you pick out the first color, font or photo for your website redesign, you need to take a hard look at the content. A successful website starts with the content first and then the design.

Efficient UX Starts with the Gestalt Theory

Good design often starts with a good eye for space, typography and relationships between design elements. But there’s distinct design theory that backs up that thinking – Gestalt Theory.

8 Elements That Make Your Design Look Out of Date

Do you ever worry that you’ve incorporated so many trends into your website design that it looks like a certain time period? Or that the super-awesome website you launched three years ago is starting to look a little dated?

8 Reasons Content Comes Before Design

Creating and developing content ahead of a website design will help you organize all those creative thoughts and brainstorms into usable work product. Crafting a solid outline for the content will help the design team and the creative team get on the same page regarding the focus of the website.