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30 Toptal Designer Tips on Working Remotely and Design | Toptal

Working remotely has its perks and unique opportunities but it also has challenges with which remote workers must wrestle.

Source: 30 Toptal Designer Tips on Working Remotely and Design | Toptal

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The Psychology of Color and Emotional Design | UX Booth

Though many designers describe emotional design as “design for delight”. There’s a lot more to emotional design than delight. If you really want to understand emotional design, you’ll need to understand the full spectrum of emotions that drive behavior. Color is one of many design factors that have a big impact on visitor judgement, emotion and behavior, yet it’s widely misunderstood and misused.

Source: The Psychology of Color and Emotional Design | UX Booth

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Conducting A UX Audit: What You Need to Know | UX Booth

Here’s a really good, up-to-date overview of the UX practice.

A user experience audit is the process used to identify potential usability issues based on established heuristics and/or prior user research. A successful audit provides an organization with a clear picture of positives and pitfalls with the current product experience and can help to target what to focus on in future design enhancements.

Source: Conducting A UX Audit: What You Need to Know | UX Booth

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Breaking Down Persuasive Design Principles | Toptal

Content and design tactics that provides advice, influences, “persuades”, informs,  and that ultimately helps the user make a decision….

When used properly and ethically, persuasive design principles are powerful tools for building meaningful products that help people make better decisions and boost UX. #product #startup #tips #web #app #design #ux #ui

Source: Breaking Down Persuasive Design Principles | Toptal

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Listening to news articles

Below is a screenshot of how The Globe and Mail is catering to audiences who prefer to listen to feature articles on their website.

Notice they provide male and female voices in 3 different languages (English, French, and Mandarin).