Design Articles

We have hand-picked a few very informative and highly recommended articles for anyone with an interest in User Experience and Usability. We hope these resources will give you the rundown on UX, UI, and Usability concepts. We are continuously adding new articles.

Web Design Trends You Should Stop Following Now!

— By FeedbackGuru — Before starting a website project, you spend some time researching (AKA Googling) — current design trends, what's hot, what's not, design inspirations, five, ten (or twelve) best designed sites,...

Five Absolutely Fantastic Cosmetic Packaging Designs

— By FeedbackGuru — In a market as competitive as the cosmetics, innovative packaging is what sets one apart from the crowd. Having an eye-catching packaging can really make or break a cosmetic product. Even though the packaging...

Why I prefer Expert Reviews over Usability Testing

— By FeedbackGuru — Please don't get me wrong, I do love the general idea behind Usability Testing, but I am not a big fan of the overall process. I am still very skeptical about the usefulness of Usability Testing as such....

Users are not designers

— By FeedbackGuru — Steve Jobs once said "It's not the customer's job to know what they want". Agree? May be not! But remember, it's not user's job to write requirements for the next cutting-edge product. Let the businesses...

Usability Testing Tools

— By FeedbackGuru — While designing a website or web application, irrespective of number of UI/UX designers in your team, your project should always be reviewed and tested (externally) on every step of the design process...

Top Five Fantastic Pharmaceutical Packaging Designs

— By FeedbackGuru — Designers for pharmaceutical packaging need to keep a lot in mind when they come up with a new product. Some of the requirements of drug packaging include: Anti-counterfeit considerations Compliance...

Still using conventional wireframes?

— By FeedbackGuru — Wireframes used to be very critical in the web design process. Designers would brainstorm, draw on napkins, create interesting diagrams and of course, generate wireframes in bulk. Clients would then look...

Slide Out The Hamburger Menu

— By FeedbackGuru — Let me start by saying this: Hamburger menu is all good, absolutely no problem with menu itself, we will only discuss the trends and overdose of hamburger on the internet. There is a history about why...

Mobile First is a Hoax

— By FeedbackGuru — The title for this article is a bit harsh — I use that just to grab your attention. Now that I have it, let me tell you — Mobile First concept is becoming like a propaganda to get new clients...

Is UI Designer same as UX Designer?

— By FeedbackGuru — A lot of companies now have a UI Designer, who works as a UX Designer, who would also do wireframes and if time permits- visual design. Usually they are called "UI guy (or gal)". You would expect...

Form Without Labels: Don't Use The Placeholder Text!

— By FeedbackGuru — We don't know the name of the developer who, legend has it, invented the placeholder text for input fields, but we do know that it simply does not work and causes many usability issues than it fixes. Good...

All Websites Are Created Equal

— By FeedbackGuru — You may already have noticed, they have redesigned all the websites available on the internet and all of them now look and behave the same. Of course, Craigslist is waiting for the old school trend...

5 Best Beer Packaging Designs

— By FeedbackGuru — Now more than ever, packaging design matters. Packaging, when done elegantly and creatively, is ultimately what sells product. Take a look at these top 5 awesome beer packaging examples we have hand-picked...

20 SEO Glossary Of Terms You Should Know By Now!

— By FeedbackGuru — These SEO terms are a must to know about. We have hand-picked most commonly used 20 terms for you. So let’s get going with this shorter list - hope this will help you create a lasting impression on y...

10 UX Glossary Of Terms You Should Know

— By FeedbackGuru — You might have heard many UX related terms floating around these days. UX world is becoming increasingly more complicated, and confusing. Interestingly, most of these terms essentially refers to the same...