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Microinteractions: Small Design Details That Make a Big Difference

Can small design details really yield big usability improvements? When microinteractions are implemented thoughtfully, the answer is yes. Learn how these subtle design cues can increase user understanding of a digital interface, reduce errors, and strengthen brand voice within a product’s design.
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The Case for Accessible Design

Accessible design, defined as design that specifically considers the needs of users with disabilities, seems like an obvious win for designers. Yet many organizations are reluctant to invest in the process of planning, designing, and testing with accessibility in mind. What arguments can designers use to convince companies to prioritize accessibility?
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Solving Common Design Problems With UI Design Patterns

When designers discover a usability problem within a product’s interface, they’ll rarely spend time inventing a brand new solution. Most usability issues can be solved by implementing UI design patterns, which are familiar and tested solutions to common usability problems in user interfaces.
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Life After Graduation From a Product Design Bootcamp

Have you ever wondered what it takes to land your first design industry job after graduation from a product design bootcamp? We asked five Flatiron School grads to share their experiences and advice.
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User Personas in UX Design: When Are They Useful?

Some designers view personas as a key tool for inspiring empathy for your users, while others argue that they’re overrated and unnecessary. What are some common problems with user personas, and how can designers ensure they’ve created one that’s useful?
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What Do Designers Use Figma For?

Figma is by far the most popular software in the design industry today. But how does Figma fit into the workflow of a professional product designer?
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What Do Product Designers and UX Designers Do?

Both product designers and UX designers are in high demand, and both share responsibility for a successful journey when customers navigate a digital product. Is there a difference between the roles?