Sarah Khalid

How To Avoid Design Failure – Even For Complex, Messy, Enterprise Products

If you have been ignoring your product design problems, it will ultimately lead to designs that drive low or even negative value for the user; in other words, design failure.

May 4, 2022 16 Min Read Business of Experience
Vinay Sai Draksharam

Should We Redesign Our Product? Here’s How To Figure Out If You Need UI vs UX

Should we update our product look and feel? Does it need to be more modern and sexy? More “WOW”? And if so, can we do it in two months or less?

Mar 31, 2022 14 Min Read UX Design Strategy
Satyam Kantamneni

The *Real* Secret of Tesla’s Success: Creating an All-New Experience for Car Buyers

If ever an experience warranted a redesign, it would be buying a car. In the traditional scenario, tense, drawn-out negotiations with salespeople working on commission and against quotas leave consumers cold.

Dec 2, 2021 8 Min Read Business of Experience
Satyam Kantamneni

Modern Experience Design: How Disney Pioneered the Practice

Note: This is an excerpt from the new book User Experience Design: A Practical Playbook to Fuel Business Growth, available now. There’s a reason Walt Disney is often heralded as the world’s first experience designer. According to...

Nov 15, 2021 11 Min Read Business of Experience
Elinor Chang

What I Get Asked Most About My UX Apprenticeship Experience

Whenever I mention that my career at UXReactor as an Associate UX Consultant started with a UX Apprenticeship, people are intrigued by what the Apprenticeship entailed and what my experience was like.

Oct 8, 2021 10 Min Read Design Doing
Sarah Khalid

A Remote Perspective: Design Team Collaboration

At UXReactor, we’ve been working as distributed teams for years and have some best practices to help your teams maximize their effectiveness, whether you’re new to collaborating remotely or want to see greater success with your existing...

Oct 8, 2021 8 Min Read UX Design Strategy
Elinor Chang

7 Tips For Better Micro-Interactions

Attention to detail is what differentiates an exceptional eXperience from an ordinary one, so polish your interface from top to bottom by spicing it up with well-placed micro-interactions and animations. It will breathe life into your project.

Oct 8, 2021 8 Min Read Design Doing
Elinor Chang

Designing Websites vs Applications

In order to create meaningful eXperiences that people will love, whether it is a website or an application, it is crucial to understand these fundamental differences.

Oct 8, 2021 9 Min Read Design Doing
Elinor Chang

The Logic behind Inspiration Gathering

If you have faced any of these issues while inspiration gathering, this article can help you redirect your energy to search effectively for inspirations and distinguish between those that are actually driving value vs those that are...

Oct 8, 2021 15 Min Read UX Research
Elinor Chang

What I Learned As A Nomadic Designer

I have realized over this time, that making time to reflect on the good and bad of anything you do allows you to take those learnings into account for the next projects, challenges, or individual tasks with...

Oct 8, 2021 8 Min Read Design Doing