Posts Tagged ‘visual design’

The 4 Stages of Web Design

Great visual designers understand that creating well-designed websites is much more than just aesthetics. Besides slick visuals, great design is actually about creating a website that is also functional and thus creates a good user experience. There’s a process or approach that needs to be followed to make sure both form and function are taken […]

Atomic Design: A Visual Designer’s Perspective

Today I’d like to discuss the Atomic Design methodology and how I’ve been applying it to my visual design process. First, let’s start with a little description of what an atomic design is. Coined by Brad Frost, Atomic Design is basically the analogy of chemistry being applied to design systems. In chemistry, we learn that […]

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Leveraging UX/UI To Improve Private Equity Outcomes

Had a chance to chat at length with Chris Bernard, director of well-known Chicago digital design agency Truth Labs (now known as Perficient Digital), on the current state of UX/UI and its ability to improve to private equity outcomes. Chris has been directing the Truth team for about a year, tasked with running and growing […]

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12 Things You Can Do to Get Your Portal to Production Quickly: Part 3 – Don’t Forget Your Users

Don’t Forget Your Users Does anyone think it is easy to design a great user experience when you do not involve real users?  I am really suprised at just how many customers think it is and then wind up re-working much of their portal after releasing to production.  While this may be a shortcut to […]

User Experience Matters

12 Things You Can Do to Get Your Portal to Production Quickly: Part 3 – Don't Forget Your Users

Don’t Forget Your Users Does anyone think it is easy to design a great user experience when you do not involve real users?  I am really suprised at just how many customers think it is and then wind up re-working much of their portal after releasing to production.  While this may be a shortcut to […]

Should Designers Code?

Should designers know how to code? It seems lately I can’t get away from this question. I’ve read countless blog posts and online discussions answering the question in varying levels of detail and with differing opinions. Though not a reliable sampling, anecdotally I’ve noticed that job descriptions for User Experience or Visual Designers lately have almost […]