Questions tagged [user-centered-design]

User centered design (short UCD, sometimes called Human centered design) emphazises focus on end users of a product and aims to test and develop products in close interaction with users.

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Newbie UX Manager here, any tips? [closed]

Just got promoted as a UX Manager last month, from being a UX Lead, I just wanted to learn from you guys about the same role, this will really help me a lot on my transition, thank you all in advance!!...
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How to make checkbox selection less of an eyesore?

I'm working on a component (see image) that shows the results of a keyword search. Each result displays: the title/link to an article, a snippet from the article, a checkbox reading "This ...
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Placement of warning within a trade flow

We need to warn customers who are about to trade a stock that it is currently suspended (https://www.nasdaq.com/glossary/s/suspended-trading). What's the best place and way to notify the customers ...
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Can we create Empathy Map without creating Persona?

I am new to this UX industry. I have a task with a brief to create an Audiobook app experience & to map out and simply describe what will be your end-to-end design process to tackle this problem. ...
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Visual Indicators for editable content and non editable content

Brief Product Description: So I have been working on a digital project where the product is an online presentation software where the user(Teacher) has presentation slides to select and conducts ...
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User research strategy [closed]

I am a rookie. As the only UX designer on my team I have been assigned to create the research strategy. The product is an existing Learning Management System (LMS) and the vision is to revamp and add ...
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Multiple web templates for a website?

Is it OK to use multiple (probably 2) dashboard templates for a website? My web app has two components: a general discussion forum with profiles and a one-to-one chat section, and a section that ...
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How to create appropriate user flow for multiple choice pop up modal windows belonging to side filter bar?

currently, I'm redesigning a data-driven platform with a side filter bar. Every filter opens a pop-up window with filtering choices. To apply filter user has to click the "apply filter" ...
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Small UX problem for an App as a portfolio use case

I am working on my UI/UX Designer portfolio and I have 4-5 projects to choose from what to include. I will need to write about the process that I had during these projects etc. But recently, when I ...
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Pro's and Con's of having Register/login vs. only login

What do you guys think is better for the user experience: Having single sign in: New User/Returning User --> Sign in Modal --> social button --> Authentication --> User Home New User/...
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How to present locked sections which are clicable?

Currently, I design sections that are locked for the user but also "clickable". When you click on them the user gets an opportunity to contact with sales and CTA button. I wonder how to ...
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Best practices for long data entry forms

I'd like to know if there is some kind of best practices for this kind of form. There is a redesign project for a long data-entry form, not only for aesthetics and UX, but there are also some fields ...
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Best way to illustrate comments hyperlink on dropdown dashboard component?

I'm designing a dashboard with dropdown components. Every component is a "driver" group. The dropdown consists of questions within the survey that belongs to this driver. Every driver ...
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How can I conduct user research on a product that already exists?

I am working on a school project as my team's UX researcher. Our product has already been designed, prototyped, and launched, without having conducted any research. The team wants me to create ...
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Automatically detect preference for kilometers vs miles, or explicitly ask?

On my website / app I am currently using miles only to designate distances, and some European users have asked for the ability to have it use kilometers instead, as they are not very familiar with ...
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I’m a fashion designer looking to move into UX, should I do a masters or a short course? [closed]

I’m currently a fashion designer looking to move into UX design. I am adept at adobe suite and have a great interest in psychology and sociology. I’ve found myself bored recently with the ongoing ...
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What's the best way to test out an app idea

I've got a client who wants to design and develop an app where you can build personal profiles as an artist in the entertainment industry. As they are from this industry they have a lot of background ...
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Best way to display page full of links?

I have a page that looks like below. I shrunk it in dimensions to give a broad idea of the page. So it has categories and under them there are links. What would be some of the options in terms of ...
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How to balance user-led vs. user-centered design when it comes to navigation labels?

We just completed some research with card sorting and tree testing. Two of the categories were consistently labeled the same by a large percentage of participants. It seems to make sense to name the ...
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What's the best approach to display a month/year filter?

I'm working on an application that allows you to filter your files by month and year. This is what I have so far. As you can see, the "Apply" button is disabled if fields are empty: But ...
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Intuitive Boolean operations in filter for non tech users

Note, Don't suggest old post: There are number of questions I found which are the pretty decade old and the solution too. I have gone through all of them and never found any of the solutions that are ...
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Should users have to press enter when using a search filter?

I'm working on a photo app that lets a user search through their photos. It currently has these filter types - category, date range, and favorites. A user can pick one or all of these filter types. ...
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How to make sure the user does not inadvertently dismiss a modal?

I'm working on a page editor where you have the ability to insert images from an external/third-party source. The library of images will be displayed in a modal that sits on top of the page editor. ...
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What is system-centered design?

I can't understand the idea or concept of system-centered design. I have researched the topic but it mostly directs me to user-centered design. What is system-centered design?
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Interviews aimed for a website redesign

When conducting user interviews for a existing website redesign, do you ask them questions regarding their pain points of using the current site or do ask questions regarding the sector itself? So for ...
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Vertical tabs to horizontal tabs [closed]

Is there any comment or best practice to use the below case I have a vertical tab of material design used in desktop version of a website portal. It is a Resposive web and when the viewport size is ...
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How to display “Select all” in multi select auto complete pattern?

Existing Design: Scenarios: In the default state, we don't show the entire list to the user. Once user starts typing, we show the predictive matches We don't use a checkbox pattern for the ...
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At which stage of the design process do we use 'How Might We' and 'As a user' statements

This might seem pretty obvious to some. i'm a self learned designer i'm always trying to figure out and fill my knowledge gaps. At which stage of the design process do we use. 'How Might We' ...
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How to show multiple chips in an input field?

I have an input field where the user can select multiple items. Currently, I am using chips to capture user input. Design: Problem How to show N no of chips e.g 10 number of chips in this example? ...
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How to show better hierarchy for inter dependent fields in a table?

[Might be an existing question, couldn't find a better match] User scenario I have a list view that shows column headers ( fetched from a separate table ) User has the following ability to do. Can ...
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How many types of typeface should I use to make the better user experience?

I am designing a style guide for my project and read few articles that suggest it's a good practice to combine more than one style of typefaces to enhance user experience. May I ask how to decide the ...
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What are the best ways to redirect user from page 01 to page 02 and then redirecting them to screen 01? [closed]

I am working on a feature where I have some constraints. To perform an operation on screen 01 I can't use a modal and have to redirect users to screen 02 for performing operations (As it involves ...
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What should an error state for a number value be?

Let's say that there are different numbers presented to the user - money values ($1.50), percentage values (+25.53%), development values (+$3.50), etc. In case there is an error in retrieving one of ...
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Do some technical documentation websites purposely have very plain design?

I notice some widely read/important websites, all technical documentation pages in my examples, have some really old, dull and seemingly poor design. Is this on purpose? Is it based on UX ...
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Is this column view for answers viable in a Survey type format?

I have a query about a question type that I'm working on for a survey design. What I wanted to figure out was whether this type of question (see image below) was valid or not in terms of UX. How hard ...
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Where is the best place to put notifications?

Our app currently has a Notification Center that can be accessed through an icon on the upper-right hand corner of the page. I'm in the process of designing a Dashboard, which it and of itself will ...
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Should I tell the user how much time a process took?

My project has some database queries and it may take a time. Should I display the time taken of a query to the user after the query ends? EDIT This project is an industry software. Users may or may ...
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How to help a development-oriented Product Manager understand that UX is important?

I work as a UX Designer in an IT company. The company is still very developer-oriented with a low level of UX Maturity. The team consists of two designers (me included) and 4 developers. We have ...
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Given Item VS Custom Amount

As a user I'm able to donate money in two different ways: by choosing the amount from the given items, OR in alterative, by typing my custom amount. How would you better visualize these two options, ...
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What is difference between design from product and design from experience?

Would like to know what is difference between design from product and design from experience. Is design from product product-centric? Is design from experience user-centric?
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Best way to interact with a drop down, that has multiple selections

I have created a drop down, and on the drop down you are able to make more than one selection (similar to checkboxes). However, it does look like an ordinary drop down. I was wondering what the best ...
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Is it possible to separate a subject from context?

This is a bit of a theoretical but I wonder if its meaningfully possible to separate the context from the subject when studying the context of a particular subject. For example, would there be a ...
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Relationships between tables - PArent Child

Trying to find a better way to show relationships between one main table (parent) to two child tables. The main table has a list of items, selecting one will update the two tables. Right now the ...
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Can we use different form pattern based on the context in a single app?

I am using a right aligned label form for web app (considering the long nature of the form avoided top aligned label). However can I switch to top aligned label if my form is short e.g Signin/up page? ...
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User flow with on-demand service platform

Product: XYZ On-demand service provider (example cleaner) Context: User has to select at least 4 service providers to increase his chances of getting a service provider he has selected on the ...
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Best UX when you have several bots?

My question is about the UX for chatbots when there are multiple bots within a website or digital ecosystem. This must be an increasing problem these days in very large companies for example, when you ...
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conceptual, semantic, syntactic, and lexical levels

In relation to symbols or icons, the conceptual level is defined as the mental model of the viewer; semantic level is the meaning it conveys; syntactic level is attributed to its aesthetic quality or ...
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What's the best empty basket page/message for e-commerce?

I'm looking for e-commerce experience and I really think that just show a message saying your cart is empty is so boring. I feel that we must show something more interactive for the users. What's the ...
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How to design interface for backups that users can restore to

I am currently working on a system for our application where users can restore to backups done previously. The current setup is that the system backups everyday when automatic backups are on. Now our ...
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Making the user pay attention to what's on the screen instead of having him press next next next

I work on a fitness and recovery app which has an on-boarding process which requires the user to position 2 sensors on his body and pay attention to some small tasks on the screen (like put the ...

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