What can we learn from failure? A great deal, says Victor Lombardi. In his latest book, Why We Fail, Victor tells over a dozen stories of projects gone awry and how their lack of success can inform our design strategy.
Posts about “process”
What does literacy mean for those of us who create the web? In the first of this three-part series, interaction designer Andrew Maier looks at the political affordances of the web and the way in which cadence affects the work we do.
Education teaches students the critical thinking skills necessary to succeed and, in turn, become good citizens. Kat Davis explains how teachers can apply the lessons learned from service design to that end.
Although many designers are loathe to do it (and with good reason), designing with code helps us articulate the various ways in which our content relates to itself. This, in turn, helps us think more pragmatically about the systems we design. Information architect Andy Fitzgerald shows us how.
Ever wonder what series of events led to this thing we call UX? In this excerpt from her book, Leah Buley explains our storied history, spanning the fields of business, design, and technology.
It’s not unusual for user-centered designers to feel isolated. In this interview we ask Leah Buley, author of the recently released book UX Team of One, how designers can cross the chasm and co-create.
Summer’s here and the UX conference train is about to leave the station! Interaction designer Brad Orego asks the eclectic mix of speakers at UX Mad 2013 to explain what UX means to them.
UX Designers frequently help customers determine how their products resonate with end-users, but what about designers themselves? UX designer Jenny Grinblo explains how she applied the Business Model Canvas to lend style to her professional swagger.
Confab 2013 is only a couple of weeks away. Editor and resident content strategist Marli Mesibov discusses the narratives guiding some of this year’s talks and the content strategy discussion at large.
As the methods driving user-centered designs have matured over the years, it’s the fresh perspectives that keep us on our toes. Colin Eagan’s Chakra Model gives us a new way to view how we affect our design projects.