Questions tagged [product-design]

A more specific term commonly used to describe the application of human-centred design processes to a product (can be physical or digital) as opposed to a service, which can incorporate a range of user/customer touch points.

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Differentiate premium features from normal features

Context: I am designing for a B2B SaaS product and we want to lock features with the following states for different users: Locked State: For free-plan users not having access to add-on features and ...
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Looking for library of resources on real product's design, Information Architecture, etc

For my current project, I am looking for inspiration related to how different digital products (web applications, mobile apps) are organized: navigation + menu structure, Information Architecture So ...
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"Sort by" filter dropdown design issue with multiple options

I have a filter drop-down, and one of its sections is for sorting. So selection happens when the user clicks an option row, but in sorting the same option n can have multiple values, For example (see ...
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How many months should we track and collect data before analyzing it after rolling out a new feature?

I'm a solo product designer, and this is my first time to create and apply UX metrics and KPIs in our product as well as doing UX research. So far, our company doesn't have a budget yet to hire an ...
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Are UX Designers transitioning to be Product Designers though by definition both mean different?

I am seeing a steep rise in the way UX Designers are getting the type of tasks under their umbrella. For example, involvement in cost leadership & competitive advantage related discussions with ...
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Why Zoom doesn't give join from browser option by default? [closed]

I had this question why isn't Zoom giving the "Join from browser" option in the first go? Most of the time I would simply click the Launch button multiple times to get that "Join from ...
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How to convince internal and external stakeholders of the importance of a theme-level change to align with brand identity?

Our company underwent a brand identity change three years ago, but unfortunately, our core product's theme has not been aligned with the new identity. As a first step, we are planning to provide a ...
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How to depict different categories on a table?

So the user will have to add a department and choose one of the two categories for the department. What is the best way to depict on a table what category the department belongs to? Option 1 Option 2 ...
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[iOS][Android] Best (pragmatic) practices for showing PDFs

I've been trying to get a consensus on "best practices" for showing PDFs on mobile… but my Google skills have failed me so far. I manage a bunch of mobile applications, where we sometimes ...
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How to display complex pricing for mentorship platform

I have an issue with my UI. I run a mentorship platform that charges $19.99/month and then users can book calls with mentors. Some mentors do not charge an additional fee so the cost is $0/call. ...
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Automated Machinery with On/Off states and Auto On/Off states

Background and question There's been a few discussions around clearly showing to users on/off and auto states. However, I'd like to focus on automated controls in the context of machinery with moving ...
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Recommendation for Chart Label with 2 Actions

I'm currently designing an app and I have a label that should have two actions: 1. Right Click (1st Action) opens a popover with more details on the part (Gear Box) like the number of parts that make ...
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Changing the design systems in on the level of Atoms (Reference to Atomic Design System)

I work a product design manager and planning to change the mobile apps designs on Atomic Level, like changing User Interface Elements which are checkboxes, radio buttons, dropdown lists, list boxes, ...
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Should Marketing Designers and Product Designers belong to different teams?

I've just joined a SASS company as Head of Design in which I'm leading a team of Product Designers. I learned after a couple weeks that there are also designers under the Marketing team who seem to be ...
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Smart watch notifications when doing maintenance work

I'm looking to improve the notifications experience for a heavy duty smart watch that assists people working on maintenance activities in a factory environment (e.g. the room they are in might be ...
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Being part of a product team and a design team at the same time

I joined a new company as a product designer a few months ago now. I'm part of a product team but I'm also part of a design team, and I'm finding some struggles in navigating between those two worlds ...
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Negative user reaction to redesigned product

Hope you're all healthy and safe. A redesigned version of a product is recently launched and we've been hearing negative reviews. In order to redesign the product, we followed a thorough process; ...
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What to show to future employer as portfolio if my previous works are confidential? [closed]

I work on several enterprise level applications at my current job, but I don't have clearance to share any detail about it. Nobody has. Although the applications are available publicly behind pay-wall/...
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Best practices for technically executing AB testing on ecommerce site?

I am working on a site redesign for my company's ecommerce site. We sell access to upcoming and recorded webinars. As a part of this redesign, I have recommended a new product strategy in which ...
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Adding key highlights to product image gallery in e commerce app

We're thinking of adding key highlights of the product on the top of an overlay of the product image, most probably on the second image of the carousel. I just wanted to understand whether it will be ...
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How do you know what to test at the right time on a product?

You have a hypothesis of a new feature that would improve x on your product and you don't have any data backing up your decision as this feature is new territory. How do you know this hypothesis is ...
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How do UX demands arrive so they can work?

Here at the company, the demands come to the UXs in a very disorganized way. Sometimes they send it by e-mail, other times by chat, or sometimes they just send a look at the roadmap, which always only ...
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Quantity boxes versions for ecommerce

So I'm making an eCommerce template and now I reach the point where I need to make a card product for sites that need quantity selection (not bulk or volume). I did 2 basic options, one with and one ...
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Which is the best approach for Laying down the text on first scroll of the website?

The wireframes are for a product website, which is a suite of online products that can be used together or as individual modules. Option1 has a traditional HEADING-BODY COPY approach. The most common ...
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How do you deal with long product titles on mobile?

I have a product card that only allows three lines of text and if it’s longer it adds an ellipsis. If you want to see the full text you just hover over and the tooltip will appear with the full text, ...
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What's wrong with USB sticks that you need 3 tries to plug them in correctly?

You've all probably experienced this at least once: trying multiple times to plug in a USB stick correctly, because somehow it isn't intuitive what side goes up. This is especially the case when the ...
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Should users be shown a login page or the same page they were in after their session timer expires?

Currently I am designing a security product for which the session timer is 15 mins after you will be logged out. Should I a) Show the user a small modal which says they have been logged out b) Show ...
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Modal or new Page for product description?

I have a question it's kind of research and I have researched a few before posting but I want direct pros and cons for my concerns thus I am posting this question here. I have a page which has a sort ...
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Category assignment based on rules

I'm trying to design a solution to automatically assign categories to certain groups of foods, based on a huge set of available rules coming from parameters of these "foods". Potential issues: Food ...
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Where to start when I'm the solo product designer in the company? [closed]

to rephrase my question from earlier. In my current job, we don't have specific colors, font styles or grid to use yet and we didn't agree on a budget for rebranding yet as we will hire a design to do ...
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How to adapt UX design approach/process for short timeframe projects (e.g. hackathons)

So I was picked today as a participant for a 24 hour hackathon, I tried to read couple of articles on how to get ready, some of them offered some quality insights but most of them were just about how ...
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When to merge features into a "master" mobile app or create a dedicated mobile app

The general question is how do you decide that these features should be merged to an existing mobile app OR we should build a dedicated mobile app? Let's say for instance that you work for a bank. ...
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Design Sprint - Sample SIze

I'm a big fan of Design Sprints, especially of their value to efficiently align a team on the problem and proposed hypothesis/solution. There's one aspect with which I've always struggled: testing. ...
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How to effectively link isolated apps of the same product?

Our product has many categories of features (e.g. Create/Manage sports activities, Book a play field, Book a Coach, Entertainment related events etc). However, we plan to divide these features into ...
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Top area of a e commerce website. Popular way or Innovative way.? [closed]

Mostly we see one common way of presenting the top area of e-commerce websites as below. I have heard most technical people complain about this. They say their should be more exciting way or users ...
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Is the skill of icon design required for a good UI/UX designer? [closed]

I sincerely apologize if this question is way too amateurish but I really could use some opinions on this. I know there are places and ways to get icons online, but a) those options at times are ...
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How to map product functionality

At a start of a project, what is the best way to map out all the functionalities of a product? For example, an app? I've considered a Gantt chart, but I need something more "agile". What are the ...
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UX designers, what does your design handoff to dev process look like?

I'm a product designer, UX/UI (whatever else you wanna call it). I work closely with devs during the pre-deployment phases. Because of the speed at which we operate, and the complexity of the ...
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What to write on index page for "product name" [closed]

I'm developing a product and for that I've developed a website but I'm confused about how to present it's name on main page, I've different options in mind like "ABC's product" or "Product of ABC" etc ...
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How does providing users with the option to flag wrong content influence the perception of product quality?

We're providing various learning content on our webpage. Sometimes users send us emails complaining about specific content that we need to fix. Without further description it is often quite difficult ...
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Why do few laptops have their Home/Page Up/Page Down/End keys in a column on the right?

I'm noticing that the vast majority of laptops today have their Page Up and Page Down keys near (or on) the arrow keys, and the Home/End keys at the top-right (if not also on the arrow keys). It ...
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Best way for user to create category tree

Our clients need to create a shop structure with many categories and subcategories, and our current system is not very easy for them. I thought the best way would be just a blank text area - ...
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As per usability which view is better to show product hierarchy: Horizontal view or Vertical view?

I am facing problem to show complete hierarchy of consumer product for a company where products can be up to 500. And hierarchy can be up to 7 level. I am attaching 4 level horizontal & vertical ...
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"Can you make it more prominent?" stakeholder phenomenon

I'm designing many features for a product, where many of these features are shared across the real estate of a screen. It's common for each stakeholder or product manager to feel that their feature is ...
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What's the best way to denote that a field in a form is a pro feature?

I need to tell the user that he/she can use the field in a form only if he/she is a pro user. I thought about something like this: But I'm not very sure if replacing the BROWSE button with PRO is ...
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In an ideal world, which designer would work on which part of the product at which part of the process [closed]

This is probably the most debated topic regarding the different kinds of designers and their different roles. it's almost impossible to answer. in reality most designers wear many hats. lets look ...
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Is there a generic name for software that performs assessment, presentation of results and fix?

Consider a software tool that performs the following functions: Collection of user-defined constraints Assessment of the constraints against a data set [Optional] Automated execution of code to ...
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What is the 8.8 mm R Criterion Curved Design?

Can you exlplain me what is the 8.8 mm R Criterion Curved Design? Apparently it is a criteria used by the UMi Touch phone. Why it uses 8.8 mm curves (what does this even mean? Do they mean that the ...
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Best practices for unifying a product suite

I am working on a suite of subscription based products under the same brand. Some are content driven, and some are data driven, but the users are mostly the same. Currently, the interface and ...
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What are the benefits to product teams when designs are done in user flows

Recently i've been designing UI for various features in sketch in terms of user flows. This means multiple artboards of each state and scenario will be in a layout of a flow. similar to how Jakub ...
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