01 02 2018
Posted by Rawan
UX ≠ Minimalism

To the layman, overzealous college entrepreneur, or misguided professional, the thought of UX might bring to mind simplistic design, sleek look-and-feel, and minimalist UI. Basically, what they think of is...

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19 01 2018
Posted by Rawan
Boosting Product-Market Fit with UX

Product-market fit is an indicator of your product's likelihood of success in the real world. Although its metrics can be quite elusive, it's almost always definitive of your product's health...

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15 01 2018
Posted by Echouser Team
Communicating the Value of UX

Every now and then, we gather as a team to consider current and contested topics in UX design and research. Part of what we love about our discussions is the...

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27 10 2017
Posted by Echouser Team
Designing Avatars for Cats

National Cat Day is on October 29th -- and we’re already celebrating. At EchoUser, our pets have a special place in our hearts. Jie Tang, experience designer and pet enthusiast,...

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28 08 2017
Posted by Rawan
Designing Avatars for Dogs

August 26 marked an auspicious occasion: National Dog Day! ‘Tis a joyous day, one for us to celebrate the pups and paws that fill our homes with companionship and our...

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13 07 2017
Posted by Navarre Joseph
3 Things to Consider When Taking On an Enterprise Design Project

Enterprise applications are the tools of industrial-grade data movement. They don’t just move information -- say, funds -- from a user’s checking account to a vendor’s checking account; this is...

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05 06 2017
Posted by Yi-Ying Lin
Design Inclusive Machine Learning

“Alexa, play Explosions in the Sky on Spotify.” “Alexa, what’s the weather now?” “Alexa, wake me up at 7:30.” Since getting Amazon Echo Dot, aka Alexa, I talk to her...

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19 04 2017
Posted by Echouser Team
How a Designer Captures Reality

A few months ago, I attended World IA Day, where I heard a talk called Designing for Intelligence by JD Vogt from Salesforce. One thing I deeply resonated with were...

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12 07 2016
Posted by Laura Mattis
Why Go Lo-Fi?

As a graphic designer, I used a sketchbook to take notes, make small sketches and conduct calculations. These annotated diagrams were always intended to organize myself, not to be artful...

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25 05 2016
Posted by Christina Loo
Paint Points in VR

Thanks to innovations like Google Cardboard, many people have already began to immerse themselves into the world of VR. It has been a hot topic in Silicon Valley for a...

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