by Bill Buxton
It is my belief that professional design has both a rhythm and a process – both of which can be learned and effectively practiced, even if you would rather be doing anything else but work on that design.
The things that make mobile devices unique have a big impact on how we can organise and guide people through the content of our web experiences.
How to make a website: discover, define, design, develop, deploy.
The world of web application design is expanding at a rapid rate. The flood of iPad applications and successful online businesses are showing our executives that design matters.
UX Designers always talk about failing early and often, but we rarely share the gritty details of the problems we face and the disasters we narrowly avert when working behind closed doors.
Companies presenting themselves with a casual voice is all the rage, but deep engagement with the customers you want requires one more step forward. You have to break beyond the corporate instinct of avoiding risk and instead take a stand.
by Jon Kolko
As designers are increasingly recognized as both thought leaders and the drivers of large-scale change, it’s become evident that we’ve outgrown the traditional contexts of our work - as stewards of organizational change in large corporations, and as hired guns at consultancies.
18th–20th April 2012