by Mark Boulton
Grid systems have been used in print design, architecture and interior design for generations. Now, what do we do on the web? The same rules of grid system composition and usage no longer apply. Content is viewed in many ways; from RSS feeds, to email. Content is viewed on many devices; from mobile phones to laptops. Users can manipulate the browser, they can remove content, resize the canvas, resize the typefaces. A designer is no longer in control.
by Brian Suda
As more and more devices are tracking, checking-in and tweeting, we suffer under the deluge of data. A good data scientist needs to be able to wade through everything to find and tell the underlying story. This workshop will get you started by guiding you through the basics of chart and graph design. From reducing clutter and telling the right story, a clear and concise graphic is key to understanding and improving your craft.
Designing with Data is the foundation needed to progress from basic, atomic charts and graphs into more complex visualizations. You first need to conquer the basics, understand the niche uses for each graph type, then apply everything you learn to complex visualizations and infographics. After this workshop, you will be capable of tackling any data driven design problem.
Data scientist is predicted to be one of the hottest jobs in the near future, don’t you want to be onboard?
Familiar with the expression 'lipstick on a pig'?
There comes a time in every UXer's career when they realise in order to really impact their Users' Experience they need to move beyond the interface and into the business.
For most of us, the prospect of taking a seat at the strategy table is an exciting yet terrifying prospect and requires a whole other set of skills, techniques and vocabulary.
A workshop for designers and developers to learn about working with content as part of the design process, as opposed to making empty boxes for content to go into, and what to do when faced with creating content themselves.
This full day workshop will provide you with a thorough overview and understanding of information architecture theory & practice. It will cover a wide range of IA issues, including an understanding of how it fits into a project, fundamental skills & knowledge required for IA work and current IA issues. It will be theoretical and practical and allow you to immediately apply ideas to your projects.
25th–27th January 2011