101 UX Principles

A Definitive Design Guide

Become a better digital product designer with 20+ years collected UX experience

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Praise for 101 UX Principles

Elizabeth Churchill, Director of User Experience at Google


"Good to read from beginning to end, and a nice dip-in-and-out text, the chapter titles reminded me of principles I don't even think about explicitly when I likely should. The book inspired me to start more explicitly articulating some of the principles I just take for granted."

Kate Pincott, Product Designer at Facebook


"A great Mood Booster and Pep Talk. Like a good pep talk from a sports coach before a game, Will reminds us of the common pitfalls we all come across."

Anne-Marie Léger, Designer at Shopify


"This is a great practical read. It is convenient to use as a reference when solving real UX problems. I would definitely recommend it as an introduction to UX, but also as a good reminder of best practices for more experienced designers."

There are countless books about designing digital products.

They all give multiple routes, options, and solutions to solving design problems.

Many of them are plain wrong.

This has led to an entire generation of designers failing to make interfaces that are usable, software that’s intuitive, and products that normal people can understand.

By coating design rigour with a layer of brand fluff, and putting form over function again and again, we’ve built products that serve nobody but the internal needs of our corporations and brands.

101 ways to solve 101 UX problems clearly and single-mindedly.

101 UX Principles shows you the 101 most important things you need to know about usability and interface design.

A practical reference for UX professionals, and a shortcut to greatness for anyone who needs a clear and wise selection of principles to guide their UX success.

Learn the key principles that drive brilliant UX design.

 Key features

101 UX shortcuts to success for beginners

Browse over 20 years of collected user experience insights

Accept or reject 101 thought-provoking opinions on design

Challenge your own ideas on user experience

 What you will learn

Use typography well to ensure that text is readable

Design controls to streamline interaction

Provide interfaces that work for users with visual or motion impairments

Understand and respond to user expectations

 Who should read this book?

UX professionals both freelance and in-house

Entry-level UI/UX/product designers and students

Mid-level and senior UI/UX/product designers

Product professionals, product managers & owners

Who's Will Grant to say design principles are wrong?

Will is a web technology entrepreneur with 20+ years’​ experience leading teams and products at the intersection of technology and usability. Will is a self-confessed ‘design purist’ and usability nerd, obsessed with making interfaces usable and customers happy.

After his Computer Science degree, Will trained with Jakob Nielsen and Bruce Tognazzini (Nielsen Norman Group) - the world leaders in usable design.

Will has been building intuitive, usable software products since the birth of the consumer web over 20 years ago - through to the present day where Will's work has reached more than a billion users.

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