Our responsive web design workflow for caplin.com

For years I’ve used the same workflow when designing websites. Standard practice was to start with the content, wireframe, then design pixel perfect page layouts in Photoshop that would then be handed to a developer for the markup to be created. This tried and ...Read More

'Magic Ink' and the evils of interaction design!

Here is my contribution to the discussion: Yes Bret Victor is a real inspiration. I have copies of most of his writing in my DevonThink. I even grabbed the 'Invention video' (2012) on my rarely updated tumblelog in February (www.detyro.co.uk). In fact we liked ...Read More

Caplin to host an Agile UX Safari!

Caplin will be hosting an “Agile UX Safari” in a couple of weeks. It will be a little different to the last one at MindCandy (we don’t have a tree house in our boardroom!) but we share their passion for design and ...Read More

The Psychology of UX: Part 8

Hello and welcome back to the Psychology of UX series! Today we are going to be learning about how your unconscious affects your decision-making and how this relates to the web. The brain often acts without our conscious knowledge. The reason for this is that we have ...Read More

The Psychology of UX: Part 7

Welcome back to The Psychology of UX series! We are now in part 7 which is all about information and our undeniable addiction to it. You can't deny we live in an age where the average person obsessively checks their email and Facebook ...Read More

The Psychology of UX: Part 4

Oh, you remembered to come back! So glad to have you as, coincidentally, today’s topic is on MEMORY. This blog was originally posted on my personal blog and you can check it out there too. “Memory is deceptive because it is colored by ...Read More

The Psychology of UX: Part 3

Hello again and welcome back to the Psychology of UX series! Today's topic is all about MISTAKES. But before we begin let's just define... "..a decision or action, or lack thereof, that we fear we'll come to regret. They usually cause some degree ...Read More

The Psychology of UX: Part 2

Today we are going to talk about something that most people think they do very well, but in actuality don't.... MULTI-TASKING.  If you are multi-tasking while reading this blog post, CLOSE THE OTHER WINDOWS. I need your full attention. Seriously. Let's find out ...Read More

The Psychology of UX: Intro

I originally posted this series to my blog but I thought it would also make a great addition to Platformability because at Caplin we’re very concerned with understanding our users on a deeper level than just their day-to-day lives. Ever since I ...Read More

Breaking Development 2011

Breaking Development 2011 (Design and Development for the Mobile Web) is now over. The line up of speakers was excellent with many of the leading voices for the mobile web presenting. Although I didn't attend I was following the Twitter stream avidly. ...Read More