Dark UX Patterns exposed: an ethical design guide

In the ever-evolving realm of Digital Product Design, where we’re constantly striving to create seamless and user-centered experiences, the ethical implications of our design choices are absolutely critical. We share the responsibility to ensure that our work not only meets the highest standards of user-centricity but also upholds the principles of ethicality. In this article, we’re diving deep into the world of dark patterns in UX and exploring the ethical best practices that not only safeguard user well-being but also enhance the quality and reputation of our work.

Revolutionising the UX: The power of artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a term that has been widely used in the IT industry for quite some time. However, the use of AI in the UX process is a relatively new development that has the potential to revolutionize the way designers approach user experience. In this article, I will tell you about the benefits of using AI in the UX process and how it can help you create more effective and user-friendly designs.

Pathways in UX: Crafting your career

When you are taking your first steps (and not so first) in the UX world, there comes a time when you ask yourself: Do I want to project myself long-term as a UX Designer? Where do I see myself in a few years? And let me tell you that it is the healthiest thing you can do. When in doubt, my recommendation will always be to "question everything". That way, even if you end up choosing to stay in the same place you are, you will know that you decided it with conviction and confidence.

I have the remedy for this juncture. It is about two factors: information and self-knowledge. As the word says, self-knowledge is something that only you can do for yourself, but I can help you with the information. When we have all the cards on the table, and all the possible options in one place, we can make better decisions. Your task is to think about what of all this resonates with you. Shall we start?

How to improve your designs and your work

La vorágine del día a día puede llevarte a diseñar de forma apresurada, omitir pasos importantes y olvidarte de algunos detalles. Sin embargo, en esos momentos es donde más tenemos que abrir los ojos e intentar mantener la calidad del diseño lo máximo posible. Pensando en ello y en cómo pagué las consecuencias por haberme apresurado en el pasado, te traigo algunos consejos, recordatorios y recomendaciones para mejorar tanto tus diseños como tu trabajo como UXer, ¡y te dejo un bonus track con 35 herramientas que necesitás tener!