Rossul Design

Designing UX for Voice User Interface

Voice controlled devices were always a fantasy of a future in the early 2000s, but now, 18 years later, the future has arrived. Conversation based technology is the new norm and major players within the technology industry such as Microsoft, Google, and Apple have all released their own highly successful products that feature voice-enabled controls….

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August 10, 2018

The Basics of Micro-interactions in UI

Micro-interactions are everywhere, and we perform these little interactions countless times every day without even noticing. As technology development furthers and UX design becomes more intricate as a result, designers now have the ability to focus on even the most minuscule interactions within a UI. However, when properly combined and smoothly integrated into an interface,…

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July 25, 2018

Mobile UX Trends in 2018

Frameless Design 2017 saw the release of Samsung Galaxy S8 and iPhone X which have dismissed the home button to offer their users an experience that extends to the entirety of the front screen. This redesign is one that will become more and more prominent in the upcoming years as the home button will be…

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July 11, 2018

Top UX Design Trends in 2018

Minimalist Design Minimalism has maintained its spot in the limelight during 2018 for good reason. Adopting a simple design approach with a distinct visual hierarchy allows users to focus primarily on the content before anything else – which is the goal of any platform. The idea behind a minimalist design is removing any excess elements that…

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July 4, 2018

Best UX Design Schools 2018

Although some educational institutions have been offering programs that focus on UX (User Experience) Design for decades, we are seeing many emerging programs join the list of possible post-secondary choices for aspiring UX Designers. This expanding professional field has lead to the creation of a high variety of UX Design programs available to both undergraduate…

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June 21, 2018

The Deal with Typography

Typography matters, especially in the world of web design. The way words look have a profound effect on how your users experience the content you are putting out, which is why fonts and styles shouldn’t be left as an afterthought. As a designer, it is important to remember that typography will have an impact on the…

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May 22, 2018

Business User Expectations - B2B

The ability to meet user expectations is an essential component of business models, without which, many projects can experience failure despite their functionality and alignment with business objectives. User expectations must be clearly understood and met in order to acquire and retain a steady economic profit from your product. The widespread issue of not adequately…

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May 4, 2018

Calculating the ROI of your UX activities

When measured correctly, revenue from UX projects can be directly correlated with your investment. This is why it is increasingly important to understand how to measure your ROI in relation to your UX projects. User experience activities can reduce developmental inefficiencies in a number of ways, such as diminishing wasted development time, shortening development time…

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May 1, 2018

Rossul Named As Top Canadian UX Agency by Clutch

“Caring about users and their lives is absolutely at the core of user-centered design. Curiosity is a natural outcome of caring, and it is the single greatest contributor to effective user research… Caring and curiosity engender personal investment, and investment motivates a researcher to develop a deep understanding of users” – Demetrius Madrigal, Bryan McClain…

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February 9, 2018

10 of the Best Schools for UX Design Today

10 Best UX Schools Skilled UX (user experience) designers are in greater demand now than ever before. If you’re a recent high school grad or are considering making a career change, your choice of a UX design school is critical. The right education will not only give you the skills you need to succeed, but…

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October 5, 2016

How to Build a UX Strategy

How a company interacts with end users impacts UX. A positive UX drives increased user engagement and retention, while a negative experience causes a company to fall behind its rivals in the global marketplace. In addition, a business’ services and products may affect UX, and ultimately, determine whether an end user continues to leverage a…

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August 16, 2016

Measuring Your Return on Investment of User Experience

When it comes to a user’s unique needs and approach to interacting with a digital product, the overall quality of their experience is determined by their connection with the environment, ease of use, accessibility and the emotional impact the product provides. Understanding the importance of an accessible user interface, or UI, and a quality user…

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June 24, 2016

New Project - AudioConexus

We are thrilled to announce the commencement of a new UX Design project with the company. AudioConexus Inc. provides GPS triggered and handheld audio and multimedia interpretation in the global tourism industry.

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June 23, 2016

Reviewing Instagram’s New User Interface

Instagram’s New UI Instagram’s new user interface may have violated the principle of least astonishment (POLA). So far, the popular, photo-sharing site has not suffered any serious consequences for daring to change their interface—at least for now. POLA is a concept found in programming and UI/UX claiming necessary features with profound astonishment factors may require…

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June 14, 2016

Design Solutions for Cross-Platform Applications

With users accessing web-based applications from a growing diversity of platforms — including desktop computers, mobile devices and smart TVs — there’s a clear need for innovative multi-platform design solutions that put a user’s experience first. Ultimately, this is about more than just ensuring consistency across platforms. It’s about considering the environment a user will…

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March 1, 2016

When It's Time to Update Your UX and UI

You’ve spent the time and money to develop a winning product or service, hire great staff and position your business for success. In many industries, web-based applications play a key role in your success — both in bringing your product to market and in allowing your team to access information and collaborate effectively. Like any…

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February 18, 2016

Benefits of Online Point-of-Sale Systems

Both online and brick and mortar retailers can benefit from switching their aging point of sale (POS) systems to a modern, simplified cloud-based platform. If you’re considering making the jump, or if you’re interested in running a leaner, more integrated business, an online POS can help. Online POS Benefits Regardless of the specifics of your…

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February 14, 2016

New Client - Grow One

We are excited to announce a new partner relationship with Grow One. We joined the product development team to lead the UX and UI design process of a new POS and Inventory Management system.

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February 10, 2016

New Client - APP Technologies

We are excited to announce a new client relationship with APP Technologies in order to design a new version of the Incident Managment System (IMS). APP Technologies provides advanced claims and risk management solutions for the transportation industry.

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January 5, 2016

Hatch

Hatch is a global engineering, project and construction management services company (EPCM) serving the mining, metallurgical, energy and infrastructure industries. In our business, safety is paramount, yet in servicing clients, our employees are often required to go to sites all over the globe, and under it. Recently we decided to build a mobile application that…

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October 27, 2015