06 Aug 2018 by Carson Pierce
UX Link Roundup – July 2018





School’s out for summer, but there’s still lots to learn, especially in the ever-evolving world of user experience design. Here are a handful of the articles we read in July in order to keep up with things. (And if that’s not enough, check out the May and June link roundups.)

July 2, 2018
6 Common Pitfalls When Prototyping by Nick Babich
https://uxplanet.org/6-common-pitfalls-when-prototyping-6fefa4bd80ea

July 3, 2018
UX Best Practices for Using Search on Your Website by Bogdan Sandu
https://designmodo.com/ux-search-website/

July 4, 2018
The Psychology Behind Engaging User Experience by Larry Reed
https://serpstat.com/blog/the-psychology-behind-engaging-user-experience/

July 6, 2018
10 Quotes From a Bad UX Designer by Nick Babich
https://uxplanet.org/10-quotes-from-a-bad-ux-designer-6ba589a76b7e

July 8, 2018
Design for Kids Based on Their Stage of Physical Development by Feifei Liu
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/children-ux-physical-development/

July 9, 2018
The Designer Who Changed Airbnb’s Entire Strategy by Emily Joffrion
https://www.forbes.com/sites/emilyjoffrion/2018/07/09/the-designer-who-changed-airbnbs-entire-strategy/#78d35f1d2c36

July 11, 2018
6 Important Lessons For User Testing Copy and Language by Patrick Stafford
https://www.invisionapp.com/blog/user-testing-copy/

July 11, 2018
Mobile Is Eating The Customer Journey by Brian Solis
https://www.forbes.com/sites/briansolis/2018/07/11/mobile-is-eating-the-customer-journey/#5a158dca76f6

July 11, 2018
How to Bring Your Product to Life with UX Writing by Paige Picard
https://www.appcues.com/blog/ux-writing

July 15, 2018
Storyboards Help Visualize UX Ideas by Rachel Krause
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/storyboards-visualize-ideas/

July 15, 2018
Defining Helpful Filter Categories and Values for Better UX by Kate Moran
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/filter-categories-values/

July 16, 2018
Thinking in Triplicate by Erika Hall
https://medium.com/mule-design/a-three-part-plan-to-save-the-world-98653a20a12f

July 16, 2018
Kick Off Your First UX Meeting Like a Pro by Viktoriia Pshenychko
https://medium.com/nyc-design/kick-off-your-first-ux-meeting-like-a-pro-dcf3c2d12db1

July 17, 2018
Yes, Alan, There Is An ROI For UX Design by Jared Spool
https://blog.usejournal.com/yes-alan-there-is-an-roi-for-ux-design-bef06dbc9c77

July 17, 2018
Why Bad Technology Dominates Our Lives by Don Norman
https://www.fastcompany.com/90202172/why-bad-technology-dominates-our-lives-according-to-don-norman

July 18, 2018
Color in UI Design by Darian Rosebrook
https://read.compassofdesign.com/using-color-in-ui-design-559fafa17bf4

July 18, 2018
Consumers are Obsessed with Digital Research and are Reshaping Customer Journeys as a Result by Brian Solis
https://www.forbes.com/sites/briansolis/2018/07/18/consumers-are-obsessed-with-digital-research-and-reshaping-customer-journeys-as-a-result/#6fe66bfd5e65

July 18, 2018
ProjectUX Podcast
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-projectux-podcast/id1412478586?mt=2

July 19, 2018
How Much is a Design System Worth? By Bryn Ray
https://uxdesign.cc/how-much-is-a-design-system-worth-d72e2ededf76

July 19, 2018
UX Lisbon, the Good, the Bad and the Down Right Awesome by Sooze Tooze
https://medium.com/hive-it/ux-lisbon-the-good-the-bad-and-the-down-right-awesome-5d1674a6cfcf

July 20, 2018
The UX Tipping Point: A Chat with Jared Spool – podcast by The Rosenfeld Review Podcast
https://soundcloud.com/rosenfeld-media/jared-spool-podcast

July 22, 2018
Intelligent Assistants Have Poor Usability: A User Study of Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri by Raluca Budiu and Page Laubheimer
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/intelligent-assistant-usability/

July 22, 2018
A Model for Conducting UX Workshops and Exercises by Sarah Gibbons
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/ux-workshop-exercises/

July 23, 2018
On Designing and Building Toggle Switches by Sara Soueidan
https://www.sarasoueidan.com/blog/toggle-switch-design/

July 26, 2018
The Golden Age of UX is Over by Jonathan Courtney
https://uxplanet.org/the-golden-age-of-ux-is-over-ac318099c5b9

July 26, 2018
Move Over, UX. A New Movement is Here by Yann Lhomme
https://www.invisionapp.com/blog/video-experience-vx/

July 26, 2018
Designing Delightful Banking Experiences by Elena Mesropyan
https://gomedici.com/designing-delightful-banking-experiences/


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