“It may be a bit of an oversimplification—and of course, the lines are always blurring—but it’s helpful to think of UX and UI as left and right-brain, respectively. Thinking of it in this context clarifies how complementary the two disciplines really are—and just how important it is to employ them both.” – Matthew Edwards, Art Director at eCity Interactive
You wouldn’t build a house without laying the foundations first, so why would you build a website without wireframes? Outlining the basic structure of your site, wireframes are a crucial step in the web design process that shouldn’t be overlooked – no matter how tempting it may be to dive straight in! Wireframes are an integral part of what we do here at Tangent Digital Agency. But, before we get into why wireframes are important, let’s take a closer look at what they are.
Designs systems are sweeping the tech world right now, with advocates like Trello, Atlassian, Stacks, and Shopify (Check out a complete list of companies with links to their design systems here at Adele). This wave of popularity explains why 69% of designers surveyed in the 2017–2018 Enterprise UX Industry Report said that they either already had a design system or were currently planning on building one.
Landing pages are a great way to not only increase your leads and sales but overall help you build and grow your online business. So if you’re going to be planning on using landing pages, then you better be sure that you know how to use them effectively.
With the new year approaching, we’re starting to explore upcoming web design trends for 2021. Take a moment to think about the websites you’ve seen over the last few months. There are probably a handful that stuck out to you based on their user-friendly interface and appealing layout. The same goes for the websites with a terrible user experience — they stick with you and might even leave you with a negative feeling about the brand.