Aren’t All UX Designers Visual Designers?

With the number of jobs looking for a "UX/UI Designer" who bathes gleefully in the whole UCD process but is also a fantastic visual designer, one would think that there is a complete overlap between UX design and visual design. There are two ways that we can look at...

UX Rapid Prototyping or Writing Code?

Sometimes when I talk about prototyping and Axure, there is someone who thinks Axure shouldn't exist; we should all just be writing code. Well should we? Part of the problem with answering this is that I'm not a programmer. I can't compare my own coding work vs my...

Should UX Practitioners Be Licensed?

This article is going around. "This Design Generation Has Failed" suggested that bad UX is hurting people... so maybe UX practitioners should be licensed. I completely agree that bad UX sucks, hurts people, and can even kill people. I take his examples seriously....