I recently had the pleasure of discussing Design for Real Life by Eric Meyer and Sara Wachter-Boettcher with a local UX book club. Continue reading “Book review: Design for Real Life”
Aspiring designers are often encouraged to build their portfolio with their own speculative redesigns of existing websites or apps. Craigslist is a frequent target for such redesigns, and it’s easy to see why. Continue reading “My take on a Craigslist redesign”
Disclaimer: results not guaranteed. There may not be a phone charger in it for you if you start a fight. Continue reading “That time I started a fight and got a free phone charger out of it”
It’s not a book about UX per se, but I think a lot of the ideas in Smarter, Faster, Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg can apply to UX. Continue reading “Book review: Smarter, Faster, Better by Charles Duhigg”
The first step is admitting you have a problem.
Last week I published the Coffee Notepad manifesto. While I stand behind every word of that post, I think it was a step in an ill-conceived strategy for me and for this site. Continue reading “In which I fail to apply UX principles”