The User Experience of Chatbots
1st December 2020
Though conversational UI is still a novelty for many, it can offer some helpful benefits over traditional interfaces when used well.
Designing for development
18th November 2020
Designers can make better products through collaboration, respect and understanding of the development role.
Meet Laura, our Senior Designer
12th November 2020
Hear a little more from Laura, our new team member.
Looking forward to a post Covid-19 world
3rd November 2020
Thinking ahead to what the post Covid-19 world will look like at Pixel Fridge.
6 tips for effective user interviews
19th October 2020
User interviews are a great way to generate ideas, and pinpoint issues. These tips will help you get a bit more out of those sessions.
Prioritising people in the design process
15th September 2020
If we want our projects to run smoothly, we need to involve our clients, teams and users throughout the design process.
The value of UX strategy
2nd September 2020
There’s a lot more to design than just the user interface. We need to think holistically to create the best experiences.
What are affordances, and why do they matter?
14th August 2020
Affordances are characteristics that suggest interactivity. They provide hints that help users to understand your UI faster.
Designing for ‘why?’
28th July 2020
To create effective user experiences we need to start with understanding the problem, before committing to a solution.
‘Poka-Yoke’ Design, and the art of error-proofing
14th July 2020
This amazing product design principle is something we should all aim for. Don’t respond to errors – prevent them!
5 ideas for user research when you can’t talk to users
30th June 2020
At times, getting direct access to your users can be tricky. In this article we discuss 5 ways to conduct audience research, even when you can’t talk to people.
Design Sprints. What are they, and why should you try one?
16th June 2020
This week-long process for design and discovery is a great way to kick-start your project. Learn about how Design Sprints work, and when you should use them.