Over time, it becomes apparent that design it’s less about “drawing” or creating a graphic solution and more about understanding the problem and weighting the solutions — “Once you get to Figma, most of the hard work should already be done”
Why some apps use fake progress bars — a brilliant example of how psychological factors influence design, trading efficiency and speed for trust.
It is now well known that people use technology in unexpected ways (at least, in ways that software engineering and product teams had not intended) […] Our original charge was to find ways to improve and optimize users’ browser workflows following software and design-oriented assumptions. Instead, we saw that users were doing just fine with the tools they were already using.
Password Security Guide it’s an alternative interaction pattern for password meters that not only helps your users choose a better password but also explains and educates.
Jeff Atwood writes about the experience of creating Discourse’s login and all the invisible complexities involved on a deceivingly simple form: third-party auth, forgotten login data, labeling, security…