As a designer who sketches daily as a fundamental part of my creative and problem solving activity I am still surprised how often sketching is discussed within the UX community - as if it's a 'new thing' that one really should be doing. ...Read More
‘Magic Ink’ and the evils of interaction design!
Over on Coding the Markets there is an interesting discussion around Bret Victor and his treatise on UI design 'Magic Ink' from (2006) where he uncovers the evils of interaction design Here is my contribution ...Read More
Agile UX safari
Around fifty UX Agilistas descended on Caplin’s London office yesterday for an Agile UX Meetup event. It was great to see Martyn Jones from Mind Candy again as I enjoyed the previous event they had hosted. A small army ...Read More
What do designers keep in their toolkit?
I previously posted a twin infographic of the developer's toolkit. Here we move on to look inside a designer's toolkit. The sampling here is even narrower - only 180 designers… so it's a little small for any ...Read More
What do developers keep in their toolbox?
I just discovered a website called bestvendor.com that let's you find the 'best' work apps based on the recommendations and experience of your peers (or at least your peers that have been on bestvendor.com)I like these crowdsourced comparison tools for ...Read More
Caplin to host an Agile UX Safari!
The Agile UX Meetup Group is heading to Caplin! Caplin will be hosting an “Agile UX Safari” in a couple of weeks. It will be a little different to the last one at ...Read More
One step closer to a ‘web/work/space UI’…
Does Tab Candy signal the slow death of the tab? It's a strange turn of phrase, but as we do more and more online keeping tabs on everything and segregating areas of interest is becoming a more and more frustrating and complicated task when ...Read More
With design agility must come design ability
This is an interesting post by Anders Ramsay. I definitely think design agility is an important skill, I think it goes without saying that if you ...Read More
SPA2010 conference redux
I missed the start of SPA2010 on Sunday, I knew it was going to be a heavy week and I needed some time for the family :) Sorry Phil/Adam.Monday started with the opening plenary, I think it was good, I'm ...Read More
EEK! Three Weeks to SPA2010
So... We’re all set for our ‘Persona Driven Development Workshop’ at SPA2010, right? OK – well... nearly. Sarah has done a really nice presentation. But... the workshop materials are not entirely done done. I’m ...Read More