Posts Tagged ‘ux’

Thank You, Steve

Its not often that we say someone has truly changed the world. That’s certainly the case with Steve Jobs. I know I’ve been greatly impacted for the better because of his philosophy, inventions and influence in the world of web design. Long ago, he started changing the way people think about design and putting the proper importance on form in relation to function. I know I couldn’t be doing what I’m doing today without him blazing a trail while I was still in elementary school.

This is my favorite quote from Steve Jobs. It completely describes and even validates what I do. Thank you, Steve.

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”— Steve Jobs

Answering “The Fold” Question

My friend Andy shares what I think is the most appropriate answer to questions about designing for The Fold. And he says it more politely than I would.

User Experience Margin

How much is User Experience worth? Would you be willing to pay a bit more for a product if you also knew you’d get a better experience? I’ve had to answer these questions lately and based on personal experience, my answer is definitely yes.

A couple of weeks ago we had some new countertops and tile work installed in our kitchen. We worked with a local, family-owned remodeling company. Throughout the planning and selection phase, we had a great experience with them and were confident we chose the right company to do the job.

And then they started the work. Read the rest of this entry →

The Clear War by Kevin Mattice

Kevin Mattice writes an excellent article about what happens when a project goes shady and what the role of UXD in that situation.