Notification: Its impact during a natural calamity

As active smartphone users, we are fully aware of what notifications are. While designing products, somewhere in our mind we always keep the ‘notification’ module as part of a template in anything we work with. In an article by Stephen Conn, he wrote: “Notifications used in any app would probably distract you no matter what … Continue reading Notification: Its impact during a natural calamity

Ergonomically designed WFH

Ergonomics, also known as Comfort Design is a term closely related to ‘User Experience’. It is the process of designing/arranging workplaces or products so that they fit the people who use them.  Being an IT professional, our job requires us to be seated at a desk for several hours a day. This sedentary lifestyle is … Continue reading Ergonomically designed WFH

The Role of Psychology in UXD – Part 2

Reading Time: 6 mins approx. In my previous article, we went through five psychological phenomena that help designers understand their users. Now let's have a look at five more. 6. The Pratfall Effect In social psychology, the Pratfall effect says that competent people appear more likeable and attractive when they make a mistake than when … Continue reading The Role of Psychology in UXD – Part 2

Usability Aesthetics & Branding Guidelines

Reading Time: 4 mins approx. Aesthetic UI Design is one of the key aspects while talking about usability which gives the visual experience to the user. Branding Guideline is one of the prerequisites that a UI Designer needs before starting a new UI design. It is a document created by the designer who designed the … Continue reading Usability Aesthetics & Branding Guidelines