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Do Not Seek Praise, Seek Criticism

“Do not seek praise, seek criticism.”–Paul Arden Everyone loves to be praised for his or her good work. It feels really good when someone appreciates you, your work, or your actions.

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Importance of Whitespace in Design

“Whitespace is like air: it is necessary for design to breathe.” –Wojciech Zieliński Whitespace or empty space is an important entity in our life. Just look around you. Your living room is filled with different items. Within four walls, there would be tables, chairs, cabinets, sofas, and other items.

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User Testing at Initial Design Stages

“Testing with one user early in the project is better than testing with 50 near the end.” — Steve Krug User testing helps immensely to improve your design decisions. Its importance cannot be neglected in the design process. The design process that you follow needs to involve user testing at each stage. 


Strive for Simplicity in UX Design

“There’s a big difference between making a simple product & making a product simple.”— Des Traynor A simple product provides few very common and simple features. A product that is created for a limited scope and provides a set of functionality within that scope can be called a simple product.

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A User Interface is Like a Joke

“A user interface is like a joke. If you have to explain it, it’s not that good”. — Martin Leblanc When someone tells you a joke, he is expecting a laugh in response. And it feels odd if you don’t understand the joke and no such response comes from your side. 

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Consistency – A Key Design Principle

“Consistency is one of the most powerful usability principles: when things always behave the same, users don’t have to worry about what will happen.”— Jakob Nielsen Consistency is the key principle of UX design. A usable and user-friendly design always provides a consistent experience. 


Diversity of People Equals Diversity of Ideas

“None of us is as smart as all of us. Keeping your ideas to yourself is detrimental. Diversity of people equals diversity of ideas.” — Denise Jacobs Sometimes people feel reluctant to share their ideas with others as they are afraid of being wrong. They assume that others will make fun of their thinking.

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Respectful, Generous and Helpful Design

“If we want users to like our software we should design it to behave like a likeable person: respectful, generous and helpful.”–Alan Cooper Make sure to create a design that is respectful, generous and helpful for your user. A design is respectful if it gives respect to its user, and takes care of user’s needs.