What Is the Difference Between UI Designs and UX Design?

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Long story short; UX design deals with overall experience with a product or service while UI design deals with the specific user interface. UI can be part of UX, but not all products necessarily have a UI.

In your mind, are these roles clearly distinct? Obviously, some degree of overlap will happen. What trends have you seen?
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  • Profile picture of the author SalasDes
    Hi
    I think UI design focus on the visual elements of the product ( color, layout, style ...) Otherwise the UX refers to how the user interact with the product.

    For example, In the web design domain, UI design focus on how elements are shown on the page, static or dynamic . Once you have a contact form or a search field with filter or sign up process through steps, adding product in cart, payment, now you are talking about the user experience.

    This is my personal definition of the 2 concept. Hope that gives you an idea so you can do more researches.

    Looking forward to see more replies here !

    Cheers
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  • Profile picture of the author pxljobs
    The user interface designs including any kind of visual layer that stands between the user and a product The required fundamental knowledge for this position involves understanding of how human use and communicate with products to create functional and easy to use

    The User Experience Designer is the one whose responsibility is to make sure that the overall experiences of the target users while and after using the product is positive and fit close to the target's demands also ux designer create mind map,real world usage scenario stimulate how target user use the product create the solution
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  • Profile picture of the author sakshi2
    for UI and UX design examples and want to know the difference between this two you can find at SDI (softwaredevelopersindia.com). Really they working great and they were giving free consultation Check with the page

    Hope this helps
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  • Profile picture of the author neiliusmaximus
    The key for me is that UX should inform UI, rather than the other way round. In other words, it makes much more sense to come from a perspective of "I've discovered that users respond well to this type of feature, therefore I will design it in accordance with that."
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  • UI: UI is about the graphic and visual look of a platform. A UI designer brings to life the work of a UX designer by creating pixel perfect mockups that in the end, is what the user sees.


    UX: UX is about the strategy that goes into the design, before the UI is done. User experience designers spend their time defining user types, creating + testing wireframes, and organizing sitemaps and the information architecture of a platform.
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  • Profile picture of the author Martin smith
    UX ( user experience) is the internal experience that a person interact with every aspect of a company's products and services. where as simply UI is the series of screens,pages,and visual elements like buttons and icons that you use to interact with a device.
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  • Profile picture of the author Martin smith
    UX design( user experience design) : UX design is the process of enhancing customer satisfaction by improving the usability, ease of use and pleasure provided in the interaction between the customer and the product.
    UI design ( user interface design) : UI design is a process of visually guiding the user through a product's interface via interactive elements and across all platforms.
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  • Profile picture of the author Apeksha Singh
    User interface means the actual buttons text and pixels that appear on the screen. So the UI designer is responsible for how the website or web application appears in the interface.


    UX stands for user experience This higher-level discipline than UI, because it includes not just the interface, but also all the systems and interactions that support it. For example, the UX designer should care about what happens when a frustrated user calls the help desk as well as how pixels appear on the screen.
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  • Profile picture of the author Logoguts
    While User Experience is a conglomeration of tasks focused on optimization of a product for effective and enjoyable use; User Interface Design is its compliment, the look and feel, the presentation and interactivity of a product. But like UX, it is easily and often confused by the industries that employ UI Designers
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  • Profile picture of the author ziyapathan
    UX is the acronym for "User Experience." UX design brings a decidedly left brain component to a digital experience and may encompass the design of apps or other software products as well as websites. While a good web designer is focused on the end user's experience, the UX designer takes it to the next level and applies a specific methodology around the user.
    UI stands for User Interface, which comes out of the software world in which the User Interface of a product IS the product. UI designers traditionally are experts in designing machine to human interfaces. The adage "Form Follows Function" is the operating principal in UI Design.
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