Designing for everyone: Gender parity in UX

How gender parity is improving UX In a digital age, user experience is everything. Websites, apps, and products must be designed with the user in mind if they want to succeed. But what happens when your users don’t stem from just one gender group?   For years, the tech industry has been dominated by men, resulting […]

Finding your pot of gold: Harnessing the power of colour to drive conversions

FINDING YOUR POT OF GOLD:   Harnessing ‘colour power’ in UX to drive conversions  Colour is one of the most powerful tools in a designer’s toolkit. It can evoke emotions, create a mood, and influence behaviour. When used strategically, colour can be the secret ingredient that drives conversions. In a digital world where every click counts, […]

Digital UX: putting your customers first.

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App and website users across the globe are failed by a poor experience every day. Frustratingly, the solution is often incredibly easy. Our original intention for this article was to summarise the hotly anticipated UX trends that we are likely to see in 2023, but with very little effort, the answer is obvious: Digital product […]

Delving deeper into UX: Turning insights into something meaningful

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Delving deeper into UX: in a world of UX where the customer is at the centre of everything, it is a cardinal sin to give recommendations, findings, or outcomes that are not clear, and with little relevance to the real world. I’ve been fortunate in my career to have had the opportunity to work with […]

The other U(s) in User Experience

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At ExperienceLab we are often asked by our clients to support them to assess the quality of their User Experience (or UX) design. As there are several definitions of “user experience,” there are also several ways to assess it.  For ExperienceLab, the most meaningful way to assess User Experience is using the axiom developed by […]

How to apply 6 principles of journalism to UX research and consulting

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I’m Katie Sola, a senior UX researcher and consultant here at ExperienceLab. In this post, I’ll take you through six principles of journalism that I use as a researcher and consultant. Before I made the transition into consulting, I started my career in journalism in 2014 and spent three years working as a reporter at […]

Tottenham Hotspur, Rochdale FC, and the VAR system: a very public UX failure

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Wednesday night’s match between Tottenham Hotspur and Rochdale was one of the most public examples of botched UX in recent memory. The introduction of the new Video Assisted Refereeing (VAR) system made for a disjointed game with long pauses, 2 goals disallowed without explanation, and mystified and angry fans and players. What’s more, it all […]