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Empty States – The Most Overlooked Aspect of UX

by Shane Ketterman

Empty states are often overlooked in UX design, but they can be drivers of substantial business benefits, and if done right, contribute to a more compelling user experience.

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The Chat Crash – When a Chatbot Fails

by Micah Bowers

There’s much confusion and hyperbole surrounding chatbots. The tech is promising, but the user experience is lacking. We examine five chatbot fails and share practical tips to improve their UX.

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Heuristic Principles for Mobile Interfaces

by Jordan DeVos

Nielsen’s heuristic principles have stood the test of time, and have been revisited to be further integrated with human-centered design for mobile—including clear definitions and design examples.

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Designing for Readability – A Guide to Web Typography (with Infographic)

by Jordan DeVos

There’s a lot to consider when choosing a typeface for a digital design. There may not be a formula but designers can use this guide to find and format the right font for a pleasant reading experience.

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Less is More – Using Lean UX to Assess Product Viability

by Tatjana Zavadja

How do product teams avoid wasting months of valuable time building something no one wants? Apply the iterative validation principles of Lean UX and create products that their end-users actually need.

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Design Talks: Emotionally Intelligent Design with Pamela Pavliscak

by Jordan DeVos

In the first of our Toptal Design Talks series, futurist Pamela Pavliscak discusses how emotions are deeply integrated into digital experiences and designers are positioned to facilitate genuine relationships through technology.

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The Importance of Human-centered Design in Product Design

by Miklos Philips

Human-centered design is about solving problems, not implementing solutions. This guide provides an overview of HCD, a process that ensures optimum user experiences, effortless interaction, and ultimately, business benefits.

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UX Research Methods and the Path to User Empathy

by Micah Bowers

How can designers move beyond personal insights to understand the problems users face? We introduce time-tested UX research methods that inspire user empathy and lead to better user experiences.

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First Impressions – A Guide to Onboarding UX

by Bree Chapin

Nearly one in four users will abandon a mobile app after using it just once. Good onboarding makes a great first impression, gives users a guided introduction, and can significantly improve user retention.

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