June 24, 2021 in Learn
What is UX Design?
Picture this: you’re about to enter a building in your neighborhood. This could be an office building, a market, a library. Your cell phone buzzes in your pocket, and you’re a bit distracted as you approach the front door. You…
May 14, 2021 in Learn
Course of the Week: Intro to Design Thinking
Get started learning the user-centered methods and mindsets that entire businesses are using to improve their product experiences. “Design Thinking” is a core methodology and practice in User Experience Design. Intro to Design Thinking is a 75 minute course from Treehouse…
February 5, 2021 in Learn
Inclusive Design Series (4 of 4): Design Ethics
Designers, developers, and other folks building products have the power and responsibility to influence how products are made—this is Design Ethics. As you create products, consider: How is it impacting others? Who could be hurt by this product? Who does…
October 30, 2020 in Learn
New course for Techdegree: Day in the Life of a UX Designer
We’re excited to announce Day in the Life of a UX Designer, a new video instruction from Hope Armstrong! This 25-minute session for our UX Design Techdegree goes into detail with two UX Designers, Micah Carroll and Alex Guevara, about what…
October 14, 2020 in Learn
Inclusive Design Series (3 of 4): The Importance of User Research
I’ve spent most of my career working with startups, as the sole designer or alongside a handful of designers. I’ve never worked with a user researcher whose sole focus is on user interviews and usability tests. It can feel intimidating…
September 3, 2020 in Learn
Inclusive Design Series (2 of 4): The Limitations (and Possibilities) of Empathy
Throughout user research and UX design in general, empathy is a guiding force. “Put yourself in the user’s shoes to understand their perspective,” they say. While you can empathize with a user, you have not shared the same lived experiences….
July 31, 2020 in Treehouse News
How We Designed and Built the New Treehouse Website
Read how the Treehouse team designed, built, and deployed an all-new website. Learn about the design process and new features!
July 27, 2020 in Learn
Inclusive Design Series (1 of 4): When Products Aren’t Inclusive
When you design a product, it’s natural that your own biases will impact it. Biases are a feature of human cognition that we cannot control, but we can control how we act upon them. As a cis-gendered white woman, my…
February 3, 2020 in Learn
Introducing the UX TechDegree v3
My name is Anwar Montasir, and I’m a designer, a developer, and a teacher at Treehouse. I’m excited to announce the launch of the newest version of our UX Techdegree! When I started at Treehouse in October, one of my…
August 9, 2018 in Treehouse News
Have you seen our new look?
A Fresh New Look Have you seen our new look? Our Topics have gotten a fresh coat of paint. After years of continuously publishing new content, the number of Topics we now teach has expanded to 26 — with more…
April 5, 2016 in Learn
7 Handpicked UX Tools for Designers
A master of UX design needs to master many skillsets: graphic design, prototyping, user research, and design collaboration. Luckily, there’s no shortage of tools to help these individual skills. Here are 7 tools we’ve found useful for mastering UX design….
March 23, 2016 in Learn
9 of The Best Free UX e-Books
Looking for some expert techniques to give you an edge in UX design? We’ve rounded up a selection of our favorite e-books from the Web that you can download right now for free. 1. The Psychology of Web UI Design…