Crafting UX of User Interface Messages

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  • Crafting UX of :: User Interface Messages

    ~ vishal mehta :: ux designer ~

  • What is a User Interface? Its NOT JUST Bu9ons Blocks Forms Controls Images NavigaBon

  • What about Text, Language, Words, Messages?

    Design for EMOTIONS

  • Remember!

    IT IS NOT COMPUTER TALKING TO A COMPUTER.

    USERS ARE HUMAN. MESSAGES SHOULD BE HUMAN TOO!

  • End-users can be easily embarrassed or frustrated, first with committing an error, and then facing a cold, blunt error message. Lets reward them with designed messages that really contribute at least to their moods.

  • How do I design User Interface Messages?

  • 1 KNOW YOUR AUDIENCE.

    2 WIT, HUMOR, PUN, FLATTERY, SARCASM, METAPHORS ALL THE SMARTS!

    3 RUN IT BY USERS. ITERATE, TEST, REPEAT.

  • In case your Internet connecBon is slow and theres a great amount of le transfer pending, Dropbox asks you to grab a Snickers!

    DROPBOX

  • While registering for Yahoo Mail, if you mistakenly enter a birth date thats in future

    YAHOO

  • Balsamiq Mockups helps you prepare Dinner if you reach out their Help menu.

    BALSAMIQ

  • Etsy calmly asks you a rhetoric, if you start a conversaBon and have only your Email address. The again part is a killer!

    ETSY

  • GMail throws exclamaBon back to you when you try punctuaBon in your user name.

    GMAIL

  • Fla9ery is indeed beauBful, proves Buer.

    BUFFER

  • Snooze enough? Now wake up! Hootsuite knows of our mulB-tab browsing habit.

    HOOT SUITE

  • iContact shows crazy upside-down behavior if you try to visit a page thats not there!

    iCONTACT

  • Craigslist shouts about Craigs inability to match your typing speed, when you over-enthusiasBcally enter items.

    CRAIGSLIST

  • Expedia is direct and prompt nice example of persuasion technique.

    EXPEDIA

  • Even the Captcha is relevant to the pladorm either a celebrity or movie name. Wonderful connect.

    IMDB

  • This post describes the humor angle Everyday uses for their registered users.

    EVERYDAY

  • On changing password, Twi9er shouts Woo hoo and reminds you of the number of applicaBons that spy on you with your approval of course. (Spy is the word I would have designed here actually!)

    TWITTER

  • MASSAGE YOUR MESSAGE. TODAY!

  • Thank You

    )

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