Support Hotline : +1 415 857 3528

Welcome to the Lab

The Rise of the DEO: Leadership by Design Notes

The Rise of the DEO: Leadership by Design Notes

This is a collection of notes taken while listening to Maria Giudice's talk on the rise of design leadership from the UIE, All You Can Learn collection.-------------Talking about qualities that separate Design Leaders from traditions of business leaders & discussing the rule breakers. Maria desi ...
Read more →
UX Process: The Hero Designer Dies & Hands the Baton to Product

UX Process: The Hero Designer Dies & Hands the Baton to Product

It's been about 7 years since I started working in user experience and most of that time I've been working as a freelancer. Working freelance gives one the opportunity to see a lot of different projects, environments, and processes as they play out in the real world. You can hear a lot about various ...
Read more →
Found on the Web: Mobile Platform Updates & Goodies & Tech Throwbacks

Found on the Web: Mobile Platform Updates & Goodies & Tech Throwbacks

iPhone Hacks has a rather nice and extensive list of all the new features and design changes for iOS 7.7. There's some nicely added new features with the update such as a buy album button iTunes. For further depth in designing for iOS, Luke W goes into great detail some of the benefits and negatives ...
Read more →
UX/UI Finds Newsletter: Photoshop Move Layers Script, Pixel Love, UX Immersion Conference, LayerVault

UX/UI Finds Newsletter: Photoshop Move Layers Script, Pixel Love, UX Immersion Conference, LayerVault

Have you ever wished to move layers in Photoshop via a certain number of pixels? Say you want to move a couple items 10 pixels.  How do you do it? Trevor Morris's Photographics has created this script you can use within photoshop to set pixels by numbers. It's a neat find.Pixel Love has created so ...
Read more →
Notes from Don’t Make Me Think (Revisited!)

Notes from Don’t Make Me Think (Revisited!)

Categories User Experience
The UX Bookclub of LA recently hosted (online) Steve Krug to talk about his new book, "Don't Make Me Think(Revisited)".  It was a great opportunity that they offered this online to anyone and everyone who wanted to call in. In his book he revisited UX as it's grown up over the years and also got in ...
Read more →
[Mobile] First Time User Experiences

[Mobile] First Time User Experiences

Have you ever heard of the First Time Mobile User Experience blog? No?  You should check it out if you do any design for mobile (or products) and you're thinking about how to create that "gotcha" sort of experience. Krystal Higgins does a fantastic job of exploring the latest first time user experi ...
Read more →
The Dismal Experience of 3D Game Engines

The Dismal Experience of 3D Game Engines

For as long as I can recall I have loved games. My very first memory of playing games involve good times with my family. When I was about 7 my Dad brought hom an Atari system and my brother and I spent hours in front of that thing playing PacMan, Centipede, and well more PacMan. I can still recall p ...
Read more →
Open Letter to the SF Taxi Commission

Open Letter to the SF Taxi Commission

Let me start by pointing out that I am well travelled and have lived in many different places, most notably New York City and London, England. Hence, I’m well versed in the use of cabs and their reliability or lack thereof.In London, black cabs spend two years driving around the city with a list o ...
Read more →
Win 8 is Unusable

Win 8 is Unusable

Brian did a 30 day test of the Windows 8 experience and pieced together this rather amusing list of "what not to do". The short version is that Windows had made a series of decisions which as he said makes the OS completely unusable.Brian did a 30 day test of the Windows 8 experience and pieced toge ...
Read more →
Straight Forward Banking with Simple

Straight Forward Banking with Simple

If you're in UX and you've been around in the last year or two, you may have picked up on the buzz around Simple. The new startup bank that is looking to create a "simple" bank experience. Most people would say they've practically been on hands and knees for years begging for this. Well, look no fur ...
Read more →
Page 1 of 712345...Last »