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good UX design: what happened at our meet-up in May

For our meet-up in May, we took a slightly different approach inviting 6 speakers to give advice on what constitutes good UX design in just 10 minutes each. Our speakers were from organisations including Adobe, ELSE, Space Between, Aviva, Sutherland … Continue reading

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How to design your push notifications for success

Most of us receive push notifications every day. Usually, these present us with news, discounts, changes in social networks, weather, or information about the internal mechanisms of our smartphone. The fact is that most people immediately delete notifications without reading … Continue reading

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Designing for Immersive Reality Experiences

What happened at our meetup in March On 21 March, we brought together an array of talented designers and true experience creators who led us across the fields of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Multi-Sensory Extended Reality. As new, evolving … Continue reading

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My Journey from Fashion Design into Tech & UX

Why Did I Take This Course? I am a young professional who is changing careers from Fashion Design into tech. While working as a Product Manager I have been doing a Masters in Digital Management at Hyper Island. I was … Continue reading

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What I Learned With Designing For Voice Course

Why did I join this course I decided to join the Designing for Voice course to further explore a topic I was deeply interested in. I had recently completed MUXL’s course for Beginner UX & UCD and the Voice Design … Continue reading

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Talking Innovation With Marion Duncan, Creative Director, Accenture Liquid Studio, London

Innovation in Business Innovation in business can seem a bit like space travel – a lot of people talk about it, but not a lot know how to make it successful. Although it’s needed to gain an edge over competition, … Continue reading

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What Is A Design Sprint And How Does It Work?

Released in 2016, the original Sprint Book was a bit of a revelation. It describes a five-day process for planning & testing new ideas. This process is called a “Design Sprint”. It originated at Google, as a way to help … Continue reading

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Top 5 Ways In Which User-Centered UX Design Benefits The Bottom Line Of Your Business

What is UX design about? In this digital landscape, it has become mandatory for every business to invest money in developing an exclusive mobile application or a comprehensive website. But to build an ideal app or a site is a … Continue reading

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Why You Should Care About Your Mobile Application Design

Get an overview about new trends Technology changes. Things we believed were impossible 2 or 3 years ago are the part of our everyday life. So, in order to provide you with a valuable help on what has changed in … Continue reading

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Interview With Laura Leon – UX/UI Designer At Mobi Lab

The changing world of User Experience The world keeps changing and technology is helping shape the future. In the past years, we’ve seen virtual reality, augmented reality and other new developments find their ways into the day to day products … Continue reading

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UX & Ethics: Where Do They Intersect?

Image credit: Pixabay Done correctly, UX design work should benefit both parties involved. The person experiencing it, and the person (or business) that provided it. But this doesn’t always happen. Businesses ultimately want to drive as many conversions as possible. … Continue reading

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Interview With Stacey Seronick, Head Of UX Design & Research, Catalia Health

Summer is holiday season for everyone, but for our team, it tends to get considerably busy. We’re working hard to prepare the 4th Mobile UX London conference, taking place on 20 November at One Park Crescent, London. The event which … Continue reading

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Q&A With Froso Ellina About UX And UX Academy

Why is UX so important? User experience design is a mixture of tools, methods and frameworks that enables one to solve real problems while upgrading a beautiful design into a functional model which may prove to be both useful and … Continue reading

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7 Flawless Examples Of Ecommerce UX Done Right

UX is extremely important for any kind of online activity, but when you add in the huge amounts of money up for grabs in the ecommerce world, you have a core ingredient that can single-handedly make the difference between a … Continue reading

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Convincing Your Boss To Send You For UX Training

Convincing Your Boss To Send You For UX Training More and more things are becoming user centred. Take your mobile phone for example: 15 years ago it was only there to make calls and send texts. Now they’ve become smartphones … Continue reading

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Classroom Training FTW

Now is a great time to start a career in UX, as hiring managers are seeing the importance of UX’ers and how usability plays a huge role in everything we use. Companies only have a few seconds to influence the … Continue reading

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Accessibility In UX

The speed with which new technologies have been implemented into our daily lives is incredible. If you had asked someone 15 years ago “do you think you will ever control the lights and heating in your home from your phone?” … Continue reading

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Chatbots On The Rise

Chatbots are set to be the next big thing in UX, as they can be placed almost anywhere that has WiFi and can be utilised by any industry. In fact, you have probably encountered a chatbot at some point in … Continue reading

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Designing AI Experience For Chat Mediums

On November 10th, as a part of the 2017 edition of Mobile UX London, our third annual main event, our community had the pleasure of welcoming Shelbian Fung, Interaction Designer at Google’s HQ in San Francisco. As a special guest, … Continue reading

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Addressing The Discomfort Of Travel

At the 2017 MUXL Conference, the London UX community had the pleasure of kicking off our annual gathering with a talk by Vibha Bamba & Sukhada Jog, special guests from Airbnb’s design team in Silicon Valley. Their talk “Designing for … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality Story Telling

One of the final lectures of the day at the 2017 MUXL Conference came via Christophe Mallet from Somewhere Else VR, a London-based creative agency specializing in immersive technologies. The topic, Virtual Reality Storytelling, captivated the audience of the main … Continue reading

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My 8 Week Journey At UX Academy

I decided to sign up for the UX Academy 8 week course to further my knowledge as a front-end developer. I found the course to have been a lot more than I thought it would be and I was pleasantly … Continue reading

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Bringing Disruptive Innovation Techniques To The Heart Of Your Design Process

Our path to innovation Pensions and savings specialist Standard Life, (part of leading global investment company Standard Life Aberdeen plc) help clients invest for their financial futures. Our industry is evolving, and we have to ensure we are at the … Continue reading

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Guide To Conducting Mobile User Experience Testing

There is no doubt that the benefits of focusing on user experience are a vital element for creating a competitive advantage. This Guide will help you thoroughly understand and appreciate the importance of mobile user experience testing by exploring various … Continue reading

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Top 10 Inspiring UX Portfolios

Every UX designer knows that their portfolio will be crucial for their career and for showcasing their body of work. However many designers (even great ones) fail at effectively building them. UX portfolios are especially important because not only does … Continue reading

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Designing Chatbot With Elvia Vasconcelos

During our May meet-up “Designing Chatbot – Part II”, Elvia Vasconcelos, senior UX designer at SapientRazorfish. She delivered a really useful talk on the process of designing chatbots. She detailed how to think through a design before its conception. She … Continue reading

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When To Slow Down A Corporate Design Project? – Valuable Content

There are so many different scenarios a designer can find himself in when starting a new project. Some of them will require fast, divergent actions that will bring ideas to fruition in an instant. However, the problem with that approach … Continue reading

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UX Influencers 2017 You Should Follow: Top 10 People In UX

Mobile UX London, a one-day User Experience & usability conference to learn and develop skills in Mobile User Experience in London UK. Not sure which UX influencers to follow? Want to follow experts who share content regularly? We have done … Continue reading

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Compare The Market – User Centered Design Principles

At compare the market.com we’ve always focused on customer needs when designing and building our products. Over the last couple of years we’ve introduced more User Centered Design principles. Wikipedia describe User Centered Design as follows: ‘User-centered design … is … Continue reading

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7 Designing Tips AI With Chatbots – MUXL March Meet-Up

Everyone was kicked backed and relaxed with a beer ready to hear the insights that David Contreras had to give the Designing tips AI with Chatbots. Shey Cobley also had to give the Designing tips. What they were not expecting … Continue reading

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Meet One Of Our Trainers : Dimitris Kontaris – UX Consultant

Dimitris Kontaris, currently working at HSBC Retail Banking and Wealth Management as a Senior UX Consultant, Dimitris has worked with companies such as Thomson Reuters, Accenture and Sony Computer Entertaining Europe. Dimitris took some time out of his busy schedule … Continue reading

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One Device : The Next Big Thing To Replace All Other Devices

All smartphones will become obsolete by the end of 2018. They might share their fate with the laptops, eBook readers, tablets, phablets, consoles and myriads of devices we have in early 2017. In this article, I will explore the cause … Continue reading

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How To Use Animation To Improve UX Design?

UX design is the process of designing (digital or physical) products that are useful, easy to use, and delightful to interact with. Motion tells stories. Not long and complicated stories, but simple stories, like “hey, you need to look at … Continue reading

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The Right Way To Influence Behavior With Technology

With all the technologies available to us today, you’d be forgiven for thinking that influencing customer behaviour has become easy. You put a Beacon here, you send a push notification there, and you’re sorted – right? In practice, we all … Continue reading

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The Tipping Point : Why It’s Time To Truly Think Mobile First

The mobile first approach is exactly as it sounds: designing for the smallest screen and working your way up. Apparently a third of Americans would rather give up sex than their beloved mobile phone. This would imply that either Americans … Continue reading

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Top 10 Evaluation Criteria When Selecting A Prototyping Tools

By: Athar Majeed Top 10 Evaluation Criteria when Selecting a Prototyping Tools Interactive prototyping for web and mobile apps is very important and has grown significantly over the past decade. There are many prototyping tools to choose from and this … Continue reading

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ROI of Happy Users: Emotions Vs. Numbers?

By: Sabrina Duda ROI of Happy Users: Emotions vs. Numbers? What is the ROI of Happy Users? Sabrina Duda Many business minded people are focused on numbers. To be true, that is their job. They have to make sure that … Continue reading

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