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Blown away.

We’ve been incredibly humbled by the amazing feedback and response to the launch of our new website recently.  We’d like to say a big thanks to all those who have sent us emails and tweets over the...

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Are popups still a good idea?

7 November 2016 Author: Sandy Lim

Go on. Ask any internet user how they feel about popups. You may learn some new swear words. And yet, when the business case for UX is stronger than ever, many brands still default to popups...

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Dear Developer. Love, Designer.

20 August 2015 Author: Kylie Timpani

Last month, a tweet by Yesenia Perez-Cruz, Senior Designer at Vox Media, caught my eye. Her tweet asked what seemed like a simple question:   I see an abundance of articles about how designers can make developers lives...

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Humaans and the Web #6 – On the 8th day…

The day is finally here. You and your team have slaved over the latest website for months and your boss is nodding smugly as the QA gives the all clear. Everyone’s high fiving and the champagne cork is...

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At the Mercy of Google

2 April 2014

Google is great for users, it instantly provides us anything we need to know right at our fingertips. However, from a business point of view their near monopolistic hold on online search means Google ‘own’ how...

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The perks of making websites

An amazing experience shared by the Humaans at Skydive Jurien Bay. Thanks to the team at SkydiveJBay for an incredible day and ensuring we got back to work on Monday!

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Humaans and the Web #5 – Once upon a time…

Telling stories is inherently human; they are entrenched into our culture and history. More importantly though, we relate to stories. It can sometimes be a struggle to recall and explain factual information from memory. However, it’s...

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Humaans and the Web #4 – Familiarity breeds engagement

The old saying is not necessarily true. Rather than feeling contempt, web users tend to react positively toward familiar elements within a website or application. This familiarity bias can be exploited to make radically new ideas...

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Lions Australia website wins international award

10 July 2013

The Humaan team were delighted to hear that the Lions Australia website won first place in the multiple district category at the 96th International Lions Convention, held recently in Hamburg, Germany. Given that the entrants came...

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Humaans and the web #3 – The power of Persuasion

The decisions made when approaching the design of a project have a tremendous effect on the way users interact with the content and where they are likely to navigate. Less is more. Users are more likely...

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