Look at Usual Things With Unusual Eyes

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“Look at usual things with unusual eyes.”–Vico Magistretti

Being a UX designer, you must have an eye to look usual things in an unusual way.

Just look at the text editor you are using right now.

Can you feel that there are few things that need to improve? Maybe visual artefacts or logical grouping of options on UI?

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The One Quality All Successful UX Designers Have

Consistency

Becoming a successful UX designer is based on many factors together. Out of those, Consistency is an attribute that helps you maintain every factor in a balanced form. 

Being consistent in your work and in daily routine makes it easier for you to overcome any calamities coming your way. It helps you to develop a habit of focusing on your work without giving up.

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Checkbox vs Toggle Switch: 7 Use-Cases of Forms Design

Checkbox vs Toggle switch
Switch VS Checkbox in User Interface Design

Forms provide several controls that make it easier to collect input from users. Using the right control at right place is a challenge while designing forms.

A checkbox control has three states: unselected, selected, and indeterminate. The last state represents a situation where a list of sub-options is grouped under a parent option and sub-options are in both selected and unselected states.

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It may have already been “said”, but not by me!

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“Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But since no one was listening, everything must be said again.” — André Gide

This quote can be well understood in terms of UX design concepts. Just tell me, how many times you have studied the design principles? Or, how many times you have been asked to follow UI guidelines?

Perhaps thousands of times!

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Usability: A key part of design process

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“Usability is not a quality that can be spread out to cover a poor design like a layer of peanut butter.” — Clayton H Lewis

What is usability?

Usability is the ease of use by which a user can work on a product to achieve his goals in an efficient and effective way. It is a measure of user satisfaction when he is using a product.

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