Chris Kernaghan Chris Kernaghan is a Lead UX Designer based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. After working as Lead UX Designer with several startups in Belfast, he now works on a consultancy basis. You can follow Chris at feedme.design and wearefounders.uk.

Stories by Chris Kernaghan

The Shift in Figma Collaboration

The shift in Figma collaboration: Designers and delegates

UX Design

While traditionally serving designers, there’s a growing anticipation that Figma will soon broaden its horizons. Learn more here.

Chris Kernaghan
Feb 22, 2024 ⋅ 7 min read
Finding and Fixing Rage Clicks

Finding and fixing rage clicks

UX Design

A rage click is when a user leaves telltale signs they’ve attempted something and haven’t been successful. Here’s how to find and fix them.

Chris Kernaghan
Dec 21, 2023 ⋅ 6 min read
Loading spinners: Their purpose and alternatives for better UX

Loading spinners: Their purpose and alternatives for better UX

UX Design

Loading spinners have an important role in improving user experience. Here’s how these indicators contribute to smoother online interaction.

Chris Kernaghan
Dec 14, 2023 ⋅ 8 min read
Empty State Computer Window Over Black Swirl

Empty state UX: Designing for possibility

UX Design

Empty states in UX refer to the screens that appear when users interact with a digital application or website for the first time.

Chris Kernaghan
Nov 14, 2023 ⋅ 9 min read
Figma WordPress

Converting Figma files to WordPress

UX Design

Let’s break down why converting Figma designs to WordPress manually is still acceptable, as well as focus on automating where possible.

Chris Kernaghan
Oct 9, 2023 ⋅ 8 min read
Session Replay UX

Session replay in UX: Definition, use cases, benefits

UX Design

Session replay refers to the technique of recording and playing back user interactions and behaviors within a website or application.

Chris Kernaghan
Jul 14, 2023 ⋅ 7 min read
Applying Negative Space Design

Applying negative space in web design

UX Design

Negative space is the area around and between design elements. Here’s how to use it to great effect in web design.

Chris Kernaghan
May 26, 2023 ⋅ 9 min read
Faceted Filtering on Webpage

Faceted filtering for better ecommerce experiences

UX Design

Used correctly, faceted filtering far outweighs any perceived issues around complexity and interaction cost.

Chris Kernaghan
Mar 17, 2023 ⋅ 7 min read
Intentional Iterative UX Design Process

Building an intentional iterative UX design process

UX Design

Many design teams have moved to a more agile viewpoint known as an intentional iterative design process. Here’s how to build one yourself.

Chris Kernaghan
Mar 1, 2023 ⋅ 12 min read
Figma Logo

Using component properties in Figma

UX Design

Here’s a short guide to getting started with and using component properties in Figma, so you can begin experimenting yourself.

Chris Kernaghan
Jan 19, 2023 ⋅ 9 min read
A Website Navigation Menu

Making clear website navigation menus for better UX

UX Design

Clear website navigation is crucial to the success of any website, and good website navigation helps users achieve goals.

Chris Kernaghan
Jan 5, 2023 ⋅ 12 min read
The Best Tools to Create Effective Toggle Buttons

The best tools to create effective toggle buttons

UX Design

Explore what a toggle button is, learn when to use a toggle button, and find the tools that help you create effective toggles.

Chris Kernaghan
Dec 5, 2022 ⋅ 11 min read