Designing for the web is no easy task. We must take a lot into consideration in order to solve both complex and simple usability problems. To solve these common problems we often refer to design patterns. Sometimes, design patterns are there for a reason. Other times, you can break those patterns and end up with a new innovation.
Validation takes many forms, but this article focuses on a specific form, testing. It does not need to be complex, bloated or cumbersome. Repeat after me: a little tells you a lot and anything is better than nothing. That’s your testing (and research) mantra.
I’ve been evaluating Sketch for the past couple weeks primarily as a (static) wireframing and visual mockup tool. It’s absolutely the darling design program of the past year or so. Here's why.
Material design is where physical and digital meet, encouraging UX best practices that should be considered in both app and web design.