summer reading
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summer reading

It’s finally summer! We’re hoping that you’re having a few moments to sit in the sun (if it ever shows up) and relax. And in case you’re looking to do some reading while you chill, we have a few industry-related sites that will sharpen your UX Design knowledge and skills. Get out your laptop, pull … Continue reading

allovus is sic
happenings / ux + design

allovus is sic

Ready to take a SIC day or two? Seattle Interactive Conference 2015 is in full swing November 3rd and 4th at the Washington State Convention Center. Seattle Interactive is the premiere technology event in the Northwest. The conference connects the most influential ideas of the year with emerging trends that will shape the industry. Get … Continue reading

design humor
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design humor

Design can be as frustrating as it is rewarding. You might be pulling out your hair trying to work through design solutions, or wishing you were anywhere else but in the office facing a blank screen. If that’s the case, laughter is always the best medicine. Here are some funnies to get you through the … Continue reading

how design works for you
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how design works for you

Did you know that it took Facebook designers over 280 hours to redesign the new “like” button? Director of Product Design Margaret Gould Stewart talks about why a seemingly tiny detail—like a button—can make a big difference in the usability of a product. In this TEDtalks video podcast, Margaret Gould Stewart outlines three rules for design at … Continue reading

xx + ux + allovus
happenings / ux + design

xx + ux + allovus

User Experience is a relatively new focus of design in today’s world. Although, you could say it has been around since the inception of the computer, the science of usability and contextual design as a career is growing rapidly—especially in the Seattle area. Events and networking opportunities for UX Designers are popping up all over. … Continue reading