20 UX Design and Wireframing Tools #teckticker

One question I often get asked about is what are some tools to create mockups, wireframes. Luckily smashinghub has currated a list of 20 Best UX Design and Wireframing Tools for Mobile . Out of the 20, my favorites are:
FluidUI
Balsamiq
HotGloo

Another wireframing tool I like that's not listed is LucidChart

You can see the full list of 20 Best UX Design and Wireframing Tools for Mobile here.

What is your favorite Design and Wireframing Tool?

#techticker – A Look into Color Theory in Web Design

Unarguably one of the most important aspects of any design is its colors. Designers create the style of a site, as well as the movement it makes, the emotion it creates, and its purpose based largely upon the color choices they make. Colors are powerful tools and an important thing all designers should understand when creating websites.

via A Look into Color Theory in Web Design.

The Top 5 Website UX Trends of 2012


photo by NathanaelB

User interface techniques continued to evolve in 2012, often blurring the lines between design, usability, and technology in positive ways to create an overall experience that has been both useful and pleasurable.

1. Single-Page Sites
2. Infinite Scrolling
3. Persistent Top Navigation or “Sticky Nav”
4. The Death of Web 2.0 Aesthetics
5. Typography Returns

via The Top 5 Website UX Trends of 2012 | UX Magazine.