What do businesses miss without considering UI accessibility? There’s a chance that the latest design trend could also a turnoff to their users. Ultra violet may be the Pantone color of the year, but UI low accessibility will always hinder software designers from achieving enduring user engagement in their work.
What’s the secret to teaching children to read? Align researchers and teachers to inform better assessment tactics. U of M IGDILab experts worked with us to create software that implements a leading early childhood assessment suite in the modern classroom, producing actionable insights into student performance.
What challenges are in store for UX/UI? Web design trends 2018 will force designers to provide excellent experiences in voice-activated UIs and context-aware chatbots. Designers who stay current with trends in micro-interactions and typography are better equipped to help businesses deliver more value to end users.
Why should you think like a designer? Web design trends 2018 are defined by meeting end users on their terms. From voice-activated UIs to customized UX and AR/VR experiences, 2018 promises designers a new paradigm where their skillsets will be challenged as they cater skillsets to truly personalized user experiences.
How should UX team leads staff a project? UX/UI skillsets overlap to the point where, in many cases, one designer can combine both roles in her work with a client. But when it comes to large scale projects, product owners and design leads alike are wise to split UX and UI roles and conquer distinct requirements.
Mitko Mihaylov works at MentorMate alongside his twin brother, Eddy, as an Experience Designer. Mitko is happiest when he can design features that enhance software for end users. When the workplace offers more adventure than stress, clients can expect more coherent and fulfilling digital experiences.