Chipotle is quietly staging a comeback

Today, Chipotle is testing a new pickup system in five stores across New York City. It’s a shelf. Order a burrito via the company’s mobile app, and when you come...

The invisible pieces of microcopy you’re forgetting

Add these pieces of microcopy to your UX checklist. Whether you’re working with wireframes, designed screens, or post-development screenshots, when you’re writing the microcopy you’re usually working...

Guidelines for Time Indication and Progress Bars in User Interaction Design

This series of articles has, thus far, been an exploration of the user’s perception of time where I have written about waiting versus occupied time and the psychology behind waiting....

Auphonic add-ons for Audition and Premiere Pro

Our friends at Auphonic recently unveiled new Auphonic Audio Post-Production Add-ons for Audition and Premiere Pro, on both Mac and Windows.  These extension panels bring the power of Auphonic’s automated processing...

What’s the impact of Design, you ask? – UX Collective

Let us care about how design affects real life.A quick introductionDesign, to me, is to bring compelling ideas to life. Having come from an Engineering background with a bit of experience...

Meet the New Sponsor of UXswitch

UXswitch.com is delighted to welcome a new sponsor for our entire career platform. UsabilityHub will sponsor our unique job board and our career advice centre. Moreover, and for the first...

How customer helps us to improve JustProto

A while ago we got a message from one of the users.  Here’s what Mark said:“I really wish that I could set the individual menu cell width for a horizontal...

Polyhierarchies Improve Findability for Ambiguous IA Categories

Introduction Creating a perfect information architecture (IA) for a website is tough, especially when it comes to balancing precision and clarity. Ideally, you want to create categories that accurately describe your...

Why You Shouldn’t Use Bright, Saturated Colors for Backgrounds

Are you choosing colors for your interface that strain the user’s eyes? If you’re using a bright and saturated color for your background, you’re making it hard for users to keep...

Creating Fuss-free User Journey Maps with Trello – Prototypr

A case for efficient non-deliverable documentationOnce in a while, there’ll be projects where certain artefacts aren’t required as client-facing deliverables. However, that doesn’t mean it’s a step we can forego....