Unlike UX designers who are concerned with the overall feel of the product, user interface designers are particular about how the product is laid out. They are in charge of designing each screen or page with which a user interacts and ensuring that the UI visually communicates the path that a UX designer has laid out.
While User Experience is a conglomeration of tasks focused on optimization of a product for effective and enjoyable use; User Interface Design is its compliment, the look and feel, the presentation and interactivity of a product. But like UX, it is easily and often confused by the industries that employ UI Designers.
A shape is defined as a two or more dimensional area that stands out from the space next to or around it due to a defined or implied boundary, or because of differences of value, color, or texture. All objects are composed of shapes and all other 'Elements of Design' are shapes in some way.
User Experience (UX) refers to a person's emotions and attitudes about using a particular product, system or service. It includes the practical, experiential, affective, meaningful and valuable aspects of human–computer interaction and product ownership.
1. Understand the many fields that fall into "Design" 2. Read UX/UI design articles during your commute. 3. Learn Sketch. 4. Take a break when you've hit a wall. 5. Read the good stuff. 6. Find a designer who knows some stuff, and text them occasionally. 7. Spend time getting inspired. 8. Work on fake projects.
In today’s fast-paced society, the most successful websites/applications are those that respond quickly and efficiently. Design and software is now heavily based around user experience because it has become all about the consumer. If your website takes fifteen seconds longer to find a specific product as compared to your competitor’s site, you can be assured that it will show in the reports. Oftentimes, users search the web in essence of knowing generally what they want to find. Even if they are simply browsing, it is up to you and your UI/UX designers to navigate them through your site in the most efficient way possible so they can get the product or service they need.