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The Best UX Articles of July 2016

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How about that? The time has come once again for our monthly roundup of the best UX content that the world wide web has time to offer and this time, it’s all about July. So, here comes a collection of the most popular articles from our social media community, as well as a couple of our own personal favorites. Any you think we’ve missed? Let us know in the comments or shoot us a tweet @usabilla.

How to Create a Perfect Color Scheme

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Nothing can make a project stand out or identify your brand or business like color. Just think: What would the “Golden Arches” of McDonald’s be without the signature red and gold? Check out this interesting infographic and gain some serious insight into how to nail the perfect color scheme for your brand.

Fantastically Funny 404 Pages


More and more brands are taking it upon themselves to produce fantastically witty and aesthetically gratifying custom 404 pages. We rounded up 10 companies that we think go above and beyond when it comes to getting it right, softening the blow of a potentially frustrating user interaction in the process.

11 Quick UX Tips to Improve Landing Page Conversion


It’s becoming more challenging nowadays to convince customers to trust you, especially with an increase in online clutter that can make any landing page look spammy. Luckily these actionable tips present quick and quality fixes to help improve conversion, especially when focusing on user-experience.

Don Norman: The Term “UX”

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In this quick video Don Norman, director of The Design Lab at the University of California, talks about his experience setting up The User Experience Architect’s Office at Apple and how the term ‘UX’ has now diverted from it’s original use.

23 Clever Uses for Color in Ecommerce UX


As we’ve already mentioned, color plays an extremely important role in web design and ecommerce. In this article, Econsultancy explores 23 examples that demonstrate innovative use of color in ecommerce UX.

What the Hell is “Rapid Prototyping”?


The term ‘rapid prototyping’ has been bouncing around the UX community for some time now. Frustrated by its lack of definition, Keaton Herzer, decided to look at just what the hell rapid prototyping is and where it came from.

A Quick Guide to Getting Started with User Experience Design


The unfortunate paradox of user experience design is that the better it is, the less people notice it. But if your business aims to generate more sales, leads, or subscribers, a strong UX is a powerful lever. In this article, Shopify covers the essential elements to consider in order to accomplish your goals.

And there we have it. That concludes our round-up of the best UX articles of July 2016; which one was your favorite?



Robyn Collinge
As Usabilla's Copywriter, Robyn brings nice words together - like peanut butter, napping, and Sunday brunch.