Statistics displayed visually on a laptop screen
Data visualization is an important component of good user experience. Visualizations enhance a user interface and render large sections of information more useful. 
Kaci
Kaci Kwiatek
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Our Creative Director and Web Design Co-op sat down with us to discuss an ongoing app development project, and some of the notable differences between app and web development they've encountered so far.
Hands typing on a laptop
Brand authenticity helps brands establish loyal and lasting relationships with their clients. Our Web Design Co-op sat down with us and discussed how brands can maintain authenticity in a saturated digital space.
Alana Battalino
Alana Battalino
Close up of the definition of design on a smartphone.
Design may be something that you brush off as an expendable expense when it comes to budgeting and allocations, but it’s just as important as other facets of a business when it comes to both the long and short term health of a company.
Kaci
Kaci Kwiatek
Desktop computer, laptop computer, smart phone, and tablet on a desk
As the field of user experience continues to expand, it’s important to be cognizant of the main principles that build the foundation for human-computer interaction.
Kaci
Kaci Kwiatek
Person holding a pink sticky note.
Usability testing and heuristic evaluations each have their own pros and cons when it comes to evaluating a prototype. At the root of each, there are two different techniques used for finding usability issues and serve as a basis for future improvement.
Kaci
Kaci Kwiatek
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Creating a design system from scratch can be tedious and time-consuming. But, this blog breaks down the process into a few manageable steps. 
Alana Battalino
Alana Battalino
Laptop screen with colorful logos.
Design systems are a valuable asset to your company. They standardize visual elements and maintain brand continuity across platforms. They also allow teams to move faster and communicate better.
Alana Battalino
Alana Battalino
Man scrolling website on his phone with computer screen in the background.
Evaluating your website's usability is a good way to identify signs of a poor user experience.
Alana Battalino
Alana Battalino
Person using laptop
The UX process is an iterative one. Many versions of trial and error will create the optimum result.
Kaci
Kaci Kwiatek
White wall with frames
When utilized correctly, white space can make a design stronger and look more professional.
Kaci
Kaci Kwiatek
Color swatches
Color plays an important role in the user experience. The color scheme selected for your brand and website should effectively deliver a message to your user about your brand, product, and services.
Alana Battalino
Alana Battalino
User Error
Designing a creative 404 page could turn user error into an opportunity for increased engagement and user retention.
Alana Battalino
Alana Battalino
Dark circle pattern

Public awareness about ethics in technology has heightened over the past few months.

Yujean Park
Yujean Park
Frames
Every team and workflow has its nuances when it comes to the wireframing process, but there are typically three sorts of wireframes in production.
Yujean Park
Yujean Park
Woman using laptop

At Zivtech, we use a suite of tools to accomplish broad, synchronized tasks like internal communication and file sharing.

Yujean Park
Yujean Park
Colorful rectangles

Take a look at any website or app, and more often than not, you’ll find “flat” elements.

Kaci
Kaci Kwiatek
Diamond pattern
In a nutshell, a component is a design element used on more than one page.
James Cole
James Cole
Computer
Your site’s user experience plays such a significant role in its overall success. Personalize your site's navigation to create a better experience.
Christine Germeroth
Christine Germeroth
Binoculars
Without a well thought out and detailed strategy, achieving your goals might feel impossible. Here are 7 signs that your project needs a proper discovery phase before investing in any type of design and development project.
Marco De Paulis
Marco De Paulis
Experiment
A/B testing is a surefire way to continuously make improvements to your website.
Christine Germeroth
Christine Germeroth
Mood driven design
Use mood fluctuations throughout your design process to create more positive experiences.
Jen
Jen Rovner
People at a meeting

It seems obvious that user research is a critical part of improving the

Maddie Presland
Maddie Presland
A man stands on a cliff

User experience (UX) is a driving forces behind the success of your website.

Jen
Jen Rovner
Globe

You may have heard the term “wayfinding” before and nodded along, as you do whenever someone throws out niche jargon.

Samantha Rogers
Samantha Rogers