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category: ux


When to Use Which User-Experience Research Method

11/05/14

researchux

Nice overview by Nielsen/Norman of different UX research methods mapped across 3 dimensions and over time.

Chart of 20 user research methods, classified along 3 dimensions

offline tools for online designers

02/19/13

graphicuxweb

a list of useful downloads and products for sketching and wireframing, including several wireframe templates. batteries not required.

timthumb

hhhhold

02/12/13

graphicuxweb

another image placeholder service, this one serving real images (random and safe-for-work) from ffffound.

maybe not to use for showing your prototypes to your clients, unless you want them to start complaining about the weird images on their new site … but useful on certain sites for previewing a wide range of potential images.

hhhhold

thanks to john brown

lorem ipsum bye bye

02/10/13

graphicuxweb

“BLOKK is a font for quick mock-ups and wireframing for clients who do not understand latin.”

blokk

via konigi

one div – pure CSS icons

02/02/13

graphicuxweb

a library of icons, implemented through CSS and one-div HTML elements.

one-div

via konigi

The process behind the BBC’s responsive site

01/28/13

uxweb

Nice insight into the process behind the development of several BBC television sites, particularly their approach to responsive design.

bbc

want to be an icon designer?

12/02/12

graphicuxweb

there’s an app for that!

lingua digitalis by mutabor, “… jam packed with everything an icon designer needs …”.

icon

a bookcase for those books ≠ a place to put those books

06/05/12

researchux

A short but very informative article on the importance of how to phrase questions when doing user research.

Take a guess what the difference is between “Find a bookcase that can hold 200 books” and “Find someplace to put 200 books”.

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