Does Your Interface Follow the 4 Golden Rules of UI Design?

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“If we want users to like our software we should design it to behave like a likable person: respectful, generous, and helpful.” – Alan Cooper There probably isn’t a better way to encapsulate what a good user interface should be. In fact, the 4 golden rules of UI design exist to ensure that the UI … Read more

Enterprise Mobile UI Trends to Look Forward to in 2022

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3D animations, gamification, multidirectional navigation – mobile app design holds tremendous potential to dazzle users. But, all of these ideas come to a grinding halt at the mention of ‘enterprise mobile applications’. You see, enterprise applications are quite like the inside of an airplane’s cockpit. An intimidating array of buttons, levers, controls, and screens as … Read more

5 Examples of UI Design Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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Designing user interfaces is all about following the set rules of design aesthetics and visual hierarchy. Pay attention to these rules and you’re more likely to come up with simple, user-friendly interfaces that get the job done. However, there are times when UI designers, in their quest for creativity, try to experiment a bit too … Read more

5 Healthcare UI Designs That Demonstrate Ease of Use


“Ease of use may be invisible, but its absence sure isn’t.” – IBM The Interaction Design Foundation defines ease of use as a basic concept that describes how easily users can use a product. A usability concept, ease of use covers UX elements concerning the ease with which users can learn, discover content and do … Read more

The Ultimate Glossary of UI-UX Terms for Designers

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Software design and development is an expansive trade comprising professionals from varied fields of study. While we best learn concepts on the job, what also helps is to have a resource that congregates important concepts and definitions to help us clarify any ambiguities with ease. This ultimate list of 88 important UI-UX concepts simplify technical … Read more

How Can User Interfaces Make or Break Touchpoints

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How often have you heard about the massive importance of customer journeys and each touchpoint within them? As true as this is, nothing drives home a point more than a true-to-life story. Let’s revisit a project we were working on a while ago. The client was a manufacturer of storage devices for the medical apparatus. … Read more

Why Only Functional Systems Are No Longer Enough


Needs and wants. Aren’t these the driving force behind most human actions? American psychologist, Abraham Maslow published a research paper titled “A Theory of Human Motivation” way back in 1943. The contents of that paper covered his interpretation of human needs and their hierarchy from the most basic to the most complex. Maslow’s observations have … Read more

Interaction Design Mistakes: The Dos and Don’ts

Interaction Design Mistakes- The Dos and Don’ts

Before we discuss interaction design, UX design guru Don Norman defines ‘usability’ to as a combination of 5 quality components – Learnability – the level of ease with which users accomplish basic tasks the first time they encounter the design. Efficiency – the speed with which users adapt to the new design. Memorability – the … Read more

UI Design Trends 2021: What’s Working in Enterprise App Designs

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There exist over thousands of specialty software fuelling B2B operations, including financial trackers, CRMS, HRMS, ERPs, and more. These software typically tend to be feature-rich and complex, which sometimes can result in difficulty of use. Of course, with companies realizing the potential and impact of user-centric systems, the onus lies on the designers to rise … Read more