We are very pleased to welcome you to UXmatters—a Web magazine created by and for UX professionals. Together, we can create the premiere source of information and inspiration for UX professionals.
From Human Interface to UX
At Apple® Computer in the early ’90s, I worked in what was then called human interface design. When Don Norman came to Apple, in 1993, as Vice President of Research and head of the Advanced Technology Group (ATG), he brought with him the new term user experience design. Shortly after joining Apple, he spoke to employees about user experience design. I wish I could remember his words, but I do recall coming away from his talk a convert to the idea of user experience design. What he said resonated with me. Read More
This month, we’re celebrating the sixth anniversary of UXmatters. Since we launched UXmatters in November 2005, we’ve published 509 articles on a broad variety of topics, including columns, interviews, and reviews of books, conferences, and products for UX professionals. Our 137 authors hail from countries all around the world and include 28 columnists whose frequent contributions to UXmatters have consistently offered great value to the UX community. And the community of UX professionals who read UXmatters continues to grow. Over the past year, 505,900 people have read articles on UXmatters, for a grand total of 1,154,701 pageviews.Read More
To those of you who have already participated in our 2013 UXmatters Reader Survey, thank you! If you have not yet shared your thoughts with us, please take this opportunity to participate in our eighth annual reader survey. We want to know how you think we’re doing and learn how we can better meet your needs. Read More