Design principles are a great way to build a shared understanding of what good looks like for a product and service. Find out what design principles are, why you should be using them and how to decide on a set of design principles to follow.
Addicted to technology? Don’t just blame big business, blame designers as well. Find out why you should be focusing on making a positive impact on peoples’ lives, rather than chasing ever greater product usage and how to create products that are more ethically engaging.
Mental models are incredibly important when it comes to designing products and services that someone can use intuitively. Find out how to ensure that your designs are aligned with a user’s mental model and that users utilise the intended mental model in the first place.
Gamification – using game mechanics, such as scoring, competition and challenges to motivate and encourage desired behaviours can be very effective. Find out how Fitbit have nailed gamification and 10 important lessons you can learn from them.
As a UX or UI designer surely you should be designing lots and lots of interfaces. That’s your job isn’t it? Well, no. Find out why the best interface is just enough of an interface.
Manifesto (noun) – A public declaration of intentions, opinions, objectives, or motives. Inspired by the well known Agile manifesto, find out what I believe to be true as I set out my own my UX manifesto.
Believe me when I say that a long, detailed report is usually better at sending people to sleep than communicating key UX research insights. Here are 8 much better ways to communicate those all important UX research insights.
Dashboard design has never been so important, but designing a great dashboard is not as simple as you might think. Fortunately help is at hand. Here are 10 guidelines to keep in mind when designing your next digital dashboard.
How do you design the UX for a complex website when you’re based in the UK and the users, business stakeholders and the rest of the design team are in America? In this insightful case study which I originally presented at UX Cambridge 2016 you’ll find out what lessons I learnt from tackling this challenge in a recent role.
In this presentation which I originally delivered at UX in the City 2016 find out why ergonomics is so important to mobile ux, how we hold our devices and 11 rules of thumb for designing ergonomic mobile designs that not only look great but feel great as well.