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UI Designer: You Can’t Design Without The 5 UI Software!

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Design software is the main concern for UI design beginners. In fact, you should spend more time on improving your design ability and creating gorgeous UI, instead of tangling up with UI design tools. It should be a tool to bring you convenience. To solve this question, this article will introduce you the UI software with some correct design concepts.
Nowadays, design revolution of the internet makes a new profession occur, UI designer. More and more people join this emerging profession. Some people value the high payment, some see a bright career prospect. In a word, UI designer becomes popular. As a new UI designer, you have to know something about UI.
UI is the abbreviation of the user interface. It covers a lot of fields, such as design psychology, emotional design, visual design, art principle, and so on.
The product design divides into two parts: UI design and programming design. UI designer needs to make interaction design, operating logic, and beautiful interface.
Due to the …

7 unbreakable laws of user interface design

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Are you a web designer? If yes, then you are also a user interface designer, and in the near future, this role will become even more important for you. While web pages today have simple user interfaces with no more than navigation and contact forms, the rise of new technologies and standards will create a demand for more dynamic and customized experiences. This, inevitably, means more user interface work. So let’s see what you need to remember. 1. Law of clarity The user will avoid interface elements without a clear meaning. Are you using Gmail? I am. Before the latest update, Gmail had a very clear text navigation on top of the page — Calendar, Drive, Sheets and other Google services were readily available at the click of a button. Then Google decided to “simplify” and move everything behind an abstract icon. The result? Most people never noticed the icon and Gmail started to receive a flurry of support requests. People avoid and often ignore things they cannot understand — that’s b…

Why Product Thinking is the next big thing in UX Design?

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When thinking of User Experience, we often think of a simple, beautiful, and easy to use feature-set of a product, that makes the user’s life easier. But as a matter of fact, features are merely a small, fragile part of the product. They are only a few of many thinkable solutions for a user’s problem the product tries to solve. Thinking in products means thinking in specific user’s problems, in jobs to be done, in goals, and in revenues. The core user experience is not a set of features; in fact, it is the job users hire the product for. Uber’s core user experience is to get a taxi easily at any time. The countdown, displaying when exactly the taxi will arrive, is a suitable feature that expands this experience. But Uber’s product works regardless of this feature. The countdown, on the other hand, cannot live without the product (the certainty to get a taxi easily at any time). There is a one-way interrelationship between feature and product: Features don’t work without the product. …

10 Common Mistakes In Logo Design

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With the power of the Web, and more eyes watching than ever, it’s important for a business to communicate its unique message clearly. The easiest way to recognize a company and distinguish it from others is by its logo. Below, we go through 10 common logo design mistakes that you should avoid if you want to create a successful and professional logo. 1. Designed By An Amateur Link
Avoid websites that promote ridiculously cheap logo packages. You get what you pay for. A professional business should look professional. New business owners often invest a lot of time and money in property and equipment, but do not often match it by investing suitably in their logo. Here are the most common reasons why many logos look amateurish: The business owner wanted to save money by designing the logo quickly themselves.A friend or relative who claims to know a little about graphic design does it as a favor.The wrong people are commissioned. (Local printers are not likely proficient in logo design.)The …

UI/UX Designers: You Need A Perfect App Prototyping Process!

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This article talks about the prototyping process of an APP design. It introduces the low and high fidelity, prototyping tools and file requirements. UI/UX designers must like this topic, they always don’t how to build a mobile APP prototype.
Lo-fi prototyping is a part that designers really start their design in entire APP prototyping process. After the completion of the PRD documents and logical flow chart, the interaction designer will start to draw low-fidelity prototypes based on based on the existing conclusions.
In Prototyping Process, What’s the Role of the Low Fidelity?
1. To facilitate the team to discuss and unify the program.
Every team member has a different understanding about Scenario and Personas.Through the PRD file, the design team could reach a unity at least. On this basis, the details of App interface and progress, people can have their own imagination to the visual effect. Then, the lo-fi has the same effect.
The further promoting effects of unification is to mak…

Guidelines on How to Make a Great Mobile App Screen Design

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Mobile application market keeps in an explosive growth rate with the arrival of the 4G network era. Which drives the rapid development of mobile app screen design. Meanwhile, the big market also has a great job prospect for designers. How to make their own products stand out in the mobile application market is the opportunity and as well as challenges for UI designers. In addition to the function itself to attract users, the APP interface design also occupies a large part of the factors.
Facing with the serious homogeneity on mobile app screen design and low competitiveness and other issues in the current mobile application market, how the app interface design trend will develop in the future to jump out of the cycle and find new opportunities? Fundamentally, the following points are worth considering:
UI design principles Mobile interaction design rules How to judge an APP is good or not
UI Design Principles

1. Consistency principle. The consistency principle of mobile phone APP is t…