Posts in UX design

IoT, PC

ICYMI – Animations, C++/WinRT, Surface Dial and Symlinks

By Windows Apps Team

Did you miss us over the long weekend? We missed you, Here’s what you might’ve missed this past week! Symlinks Symlinks haven’t always been easy to access or create for Windows Starting with Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14972, devs… Read more

PC

Adding color to your design

By Michael Crump

What is your favorite color? Most of us have been asked this question for as long as we can And for most of us, this decision probably marked our first and foundational experience with having an artistic Color Previous posts… Read more

PC

Communicating with your users

By Michael Crump

While a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app should be visually appealing, it should also project the voice of the original app creators from time to After all, a good user experience is ultimately a human-centric Communicating effectively with your users… Read more

PC

Using iconography to enhance UX design

By Michael Crump

Iconography is a visual language used to represent features, functionality, or Icons are meant to be simple, visual elements that are recognized and understood In a previous post, we explored communication through visual We also dove a little deeper into… Read more

PC

Design thinking: finding your inspiration

By Michael Crump

One of the biggest differences between developers and designers is that development is something developers do while design is something creatives To think like a designer means constantly honing one’s tastes and looking for new ways to be In the… Read more

PC

Visual communication and visual cues

By Michael Crump

In our previous post of this series, we introduced the art of typography: how the formation of letters and words affect usability, readability, and In today’s post, we introduce you to the science of communication through visual We’ll look at: Visual cues in general—typical… Read more

PC

Understanding typography and UX design

By Michael Crump

Typography is an ancient discipline concerned with how the formation of letters and words affect usability, readability, and Making the right typography choices can give your app a feel of accuracy, crispness, and Bad typography choices, on the other hand,… Read more

PC

Getting started with app design

By Michael Crump

This blog is the first in a multi-part series on app design for We’ll introduce you to the tricks of the design trade so you can create more attractive and more successful UWP There is a well-known gap in the… Read more