Posts Tagged "interaction design"

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Lunchtime Learning – What is Interaction Design?

damian

The second in our series of inspirational lunchtime learning videos is a great introduction to interaction design by Microsoft Design (@microsoftdesign). It explores how some thought leaders in the industry see interaction design and the future possibilities.

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Interactive Ecommerce Videos: Good UX or Gimmick?

damian

When customers are comparing different products, we often find that product pages with videos give people more confidence in their purchase. It’s no surprise to see online retailers try to integrate more videos into their sites. In an attempt to…

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How to stimulate passionate design

damian

We have a fairly simple theory here at Experience Solutions; if a design doesn’t work, it’s usually because the designer’s motivation and passion was lacking. We use the term ‘designer’ fairly loosely here. It may be an individual designer working…

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3 useful UX lessons you can learn from getaheadofthegames.com

If you live in the UK, you’ll be hard pressed to avoid The Olympics at the moment. One of the main talking points, certainly for Londoners is the traffic nightmare expected to jam the roads, underground, buses and trains. In…

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A UX perspective on Horizontal scrolling

I was talking to someone the other day about the new BBC homepage which employs a way to navigate through content from left to right. I thought it was well implemented, and knowing the BBC they would have user tested…

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Santa Centred Design

Santa’s job gets more difficult every year. Less and less kids write to him making the elve’s lives more difficult to keep up with the latest toy trends, the population grows more each year making Santa work harder, and more…

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Why we should appreciate invisible design

sam

Recently I read the excellent Don’t Make Me Think by Steve Krug. One of the key points Krug makes is that a good website should be invisible. A user has a goal to reach and that is their focus. The…

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Avoiding human error with good design

damian

Recently we designed some shiny new business cards to go with our new website brand that we will be launching soon. So when the new cards arrived, we all crowded round in anticipation as the box of new cards was…

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It’s easy to blame stupid users for poor design

sam

Having started as Junior User Experience Researcher at Experience Solutions, I have been introduced to the world of user experience. As I come from a predominantly graphic design and retail background, I thought it was safe to say that I…

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