Connecting, A short film that explores trends in UI, Interaction, & Experience Design. 

A good collection of patterns to inspire your next responsive web project!

The trend goes towards deeper meanings and bigger impacts. 
As the design discipline gets better at the basics of understanding and enabling behavior, it moves towards creating meaningful impacts by influencing behavior. But this influence must be built on top of successes in the more basic elements of UX such as good research and seamless usability.
Why Persuasive Design Should Be Your Next Skill Set

The trend goes towards deeper meanings and bigger impacts. 

As the design discipline gets better at the basics of understanding and enabling behavior, it moves towards creating meaningful impacts by influencing behavior. But this influence must be built on top of successes in the more basic elements of UX such as good research and seamless usability.

Why Persuasive Design Should Be Your Next Skill Set

We don’t get to better solutions magically and often we don’t have them right off the bat. The only why to get there, to see if what we theorize is true, is to prototype and iterate on that prototype rapidly.

So good reading on design. 

Good design can’t be achieved with glossy buttons or masterful wireframes alone. It’s a merger of all these principles into something that is meaningful and deliberate.

Just like a great business plan is nothing without expert execution, a great Photoshop mockup is nothing, for example, without careful consideration to UI or the user’s needs.

A new user experience where you can listen to your favorite Youtube music without all the clutter at Tubalr

Not all website visitors are created equal. Users come from different sources, with varying levels of knowledge and engagement, and with different goals. It’s up to you as a user experience designer to map those in-bound user flows to conversion funnels that provide value to the user as well as the business.

Stop Designing Pages And Start Designing Flows

Frog’s Robert Fabricant breaks down the themes from the 2011 Interaction Design Awards