Attention

Written by Emilie Lindqvist on Monday, 17 June 2013.

Let's catch it

Attention

At the end of May I was visiting the yearly conference Jandbeyond. This year I had a session where one of my topics where Attention.  

When you create an application or a website, you always want the user’s attention. As a designer, you want to be able to control that attention to get the user to do what you want or to complete the task they have in the most satisfying way.

Passwords – a UX-designer’s nightmare?

on Tuesday, 14 May 2013.

Passwords – a UX-designer’s nightmare?

What is it you can be quite sure that your user never will remember? The one thing you need to enter an application, and today the key to all your applications. Password. I hate them, the user hates them. No one can ever remember them.

One of the features you look into when valuating usability is how the applications handle errors. One of the most common errors in applications today is the user’s ability to remember passwords.

Responsive web design

Written by Emilie Lindqvist on Tuesday, 13 November 2012.

Have you heard about it? Where do it come from and is it here to stay?

Responsive web design

You may have heard the word responsive; it is a big “fashion word” in the IT industry right now and has been for quite a while. What is it and what is it used for?  I have done a review of it.

Twitter bootstrap – good or bad?

Written by Emilie Lindqvist on Thursday, 25 October 2012.

Have you heard about Twitter bootstrap? The design framework that is said to change the web?

Twitter bootstrap – good or bad?

Last weekend I where in Ukraine to have workshops with our development team to make up my mind and to find out how we can use the framework to our benefit.
So what did I find out?

No design without function

Written by Emilie Lindqvist on Tuesday, 02 October 2012.

No design without function

These days I’m working on upgrading the interface of an advanced application that we have created. I have been making all the design of this application since the start and the biggest challenge is that it already has users so the upgrades need to be in line with the already created design.

Creatures of habit

Written by Emilie Lindqvist on Monday, 17 September 2012.

– We behave as we’ve been taught until we learn a new way of being

Creatures of habit

How do you redesign an application or a website that already has an established group of users? How can you make the users take in the new and improved features? How do you change a habit?

UXFreak the beginning

Written by Emilie Lindqvist on Saturday, 08 September 2012.

how it all started

UXFreak the beginning

User experience lies very close to my heart. My passion is designing in a user friendly, responsible and usable way. It’s to always think WHY before HOW and to dig deeper when it comes to the things we believe is common sense around the web.