2018 so far seems to be the year that UX/UI is at the forefront of every-bodies mind. Maybe that’s just me though? Well with that thought, here are a few links to tickle your Monday brain. Some are educational some are just pretty.
Microinteractions to Help Improve UX
As your users spend time on your website, they are constantly interacting with its features – and some of those small interactions matter more than you might think.
Each small movement has an impact on their overall experience. Use these small moments to improve your user experience, and ensure users follow through on further interaction as they begin navigating your website.
Speckyboy covers some examples of Micro interactions, and goes into a little detail.
Hawaii’s missile alert fiasco highlights the importance of good interface design
We all read the news. The panic that struck residents and tourists in Hawaii on Saturday morning over the past weekend – owing to a public emergency alert about an incoming ballistic missile that was mistakenly transmitted – could have been easily avoided with the help of good design.
Laws of UX
This site highlights a collection of key maxims that designers should consider when building user interfaces. A really clean site with some great insight.
Smooth Gooey Radio Slider Button
This is just something a bit different. A Codepen of a nice micro interaction for a radio button.
Sketch Icons – Generate a Dynamic Icons Libary
This one is for the designers. Creating a dynamic icon library is time consuming. Here is an article outlining how to do it manually, and then a link to a great plugin to streamline your workflow.
Decorative Letter Animations
Something pretty to finish off. Tympanus has done it again with some great text animations. Each example has a Github link to see the code snippet.