Making Tasty UIs

Want lip-licking UIs? It’s all in the ingredients. Here is FluidUI’s 3 layer recipe for mouth watering UIs with rich design & usability: Discovery Layer: 2 cups of Product and Competitor Research & Review 1 cup of User Research Fold the doe into Personas & User Scenarios Cut into a Site Map & Flow Design […]

What Are Your Users Hungry For?

When emfluence brought their Marketing Platform to our dinner table, they brought their appetite. They wanted to know what their users – email and social media marketers – needed from their web-based toolset and we served up answers. We listened to their users, and looked at their UI processes. Then we catered the following eight […]

Usable Facts

Here are some simple, though often overlooked practices that users prefer for websites and software: Heading sizes: 16-24 points (1-1.5 em) most common Body font sizes: 12 points (.75 em) most common Best color for links: blue Search boxes: ideal size is 18-24 characters Graphs & charts: should be used as well as data values […]

Card Sorting: 2 Distinct Demos

These videos are excellent sources on conducting card sorts – a technique used for determining the content and navigation for websites and software. They vary in delivery: one takes a group approach, similar to marketing focus groups; in the other individuals perform the task alone and then the task is repeated with other potential users […]