The process of a new user being brought in to a new product. The design for this process aims to have an effective, efficient, and engaging user experience.
A design or decoration impressed into the surface of a material.
An observation in Psychology that suggests that the number of mental objects the average person can keep track of is seven (plus or minus two).
A quick and rough sketch of what you are about to work on. Good for getting the ideas out of your head and onto the page while you're still in that creative phase.
A type of user interface design carefully crafted to trick people into doing things they might not want to do.
A discipline that analyses the usability of an application by assessing its interaction design and user experience.
A triad is a group of three colours that are equally spaced on the colour wheel.
A philosophy that companies should take a user-centred approach to design, making sure they focus on the customer's needs and not on their company's needs. UX designers need to figure out what users want before building something and not after. They must also ask themselves if including "features" will provide any value to the product or service.
A measure of the ease of understanding text.
Commonly used to describe a 2D graphic that is made up of an organized grid of pixels, in other words, a bitmap.
A logo, symbol, design, or pattern used to promote and distinguish one's brand or company from others.