October 2023: UXperts round-up

People for Research
3 min readOct 26, 2023

World Inclusion Day 2023 + UX/UI learning resources + How AI can help fill gaps in UX Design + more

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How AI could help fill gaps in UX Design

As the field of user experience (UX) design continues to evolve, artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a tool that can help fill gaps in the design process. And while AI is not a replacement for human designers, it can provide valuable insights and streamline certain aspects of the design process.
By Loop11 at https://medium.com/@loop11

Navigating the urge to redesign everything you see — the dilemma of perfection

In his recent blog, Sandesh Shrestha talks about the inner drive of the UX Designer to perfect every element of a design — and the dilemma therein. “As a UX Designer we are always looking for ways to make our products and services better, more user-friendly, and more delightful. You know how to spot good or bad designs and good or bad experiences, and that’s the allure of UX perfection — the need for every product experience to be better. But is this ever achievable?” To help counter this conundrum, Shrestha suggests a different approach…
By Sandesh Shrestha at UX Collective

World Inclusion Day 2023: five tips for conducting inclusive research

This October saw World Inclusion Day 2023 — a day for people around the world to come together in celebration for individuals of all races, genders, sexualities and groups! For User Research, it was an opportunity to reflect on our progress and set industry-wide goals to make research more inclusive for future. And with five tips for conducting inclusive user research, this blog’s a great place to start!
By Thomas Vaughan at peopleforresearch.co.uk

The negative impact of mobile-first web design on desktop

Recognising that mobile-first web designs cause significant usability issues when viewed on desktops, Nielson Norman Group (NNG) conducted a 13-part study to test all things usability with participants across a range of desktop prototypes!

By Kim Salazar, Tim Neusesser and Nishi Chitale at nngroup.com

37 visually pleasing ways to use accent colours with a visual guide

Accent colours in UI design are like the punctuation marks in a sentence — they emphasise, guide and create visual interest. These colours play a pivotal role by drawing attention to key elements such as buttons and calls to action, providing visual hierarchy and brand identity. Scroll through this article to find examples of numerous websites using accent colours brilliantly.
By Amruta at UX Planet

12 must-read books for UX/UI Designers & Researchers: dive deeper into the world of design

User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) design have become the beating heart of the digital world. Whether you’re a seasoned designer, a start-up founder, or someone who’s merely curious, this curated list of books will offer invaluable insights. Dive in and discover the richness of design and research that these titles bring to the table.
By Mathias Manthios at UX Planet



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