The beauty of a website depends on the ease of access and navigation of a site. A design that is easily understandable, elegant yet simple. The broader aspect of defining personal experience with a system, graphics, industry design, physical interaction and manual is called UX or User Experience Design. It is considered a user centric design creating cohesive, predictive and desirable designs. The other most important part of UX design is that it covers the aspect of HCI or Human Computer Interaction. Creating a based on the targeted demographic location and the user feedback, thus creating a perfect experience for the user is the aim of UX design.
Definition of UX design states that the design is based on user experience. Creating a design beforehand that would please the user required certain information. Based on those a platform is created and the design is modified from user feedback. With the changing platforms of internet access, the design should change. A design that has the capability to fit aptly in all platforms providing the optimal viewing experience is called Responsive Design. This type of design helps the website to fit in any display, irrespective of the size. Modern design also has the concern of resolution, due to emergence of retina displays and other high DPI based displays. Technical advancements have led to the change in the methods of the design too. With the emergence of CSS 3 and HTML 5, design patterns and methods have changed drastically. These platforms enable liquid design, embedded media, animations, 2D/3D transformations and other features creating wondrous effects. Merging with the technology, website design has changed and so has mobile design over time. Application design is now at par with the web design trends following the liquid design, animations and other features. With the evolving mobile platforms the support of the design and the methods too are changing.
According to Steve Jobs, “Design is not how it looks like or feels like, but how it works”. It’s the user who defines the success of the site, considering various parameters like ease of access, navigation, readability of the desired content, and the time complexity in searching the same. UI design is that art of creating a design that suits the user in every possible way. This Design is a result of through analysis, research and user feedback. With the combination of all these and a perfect content layout (through IA ) the design would take the shape to provide the best experience to the users. Content in the form of words is good, but perhaps psychology or mentality that still attracts us to images more than plain content. Information Graphics is all about conveying information through animations, comics, or images. It’s a better way of grabbing the attention to essential content. Moreover so, INFOGRAPHICS helps make the website, webpage or any where it is present more elegant and attractive, displaying the desired content.