Friday, April 27, 2012

Extending the Experience Beyond the Device

Companies have come to realize the importance of offering engaging experiences to their users, lest they risk losing them to competitors that have invested time and money into improving their product and service experiences. By UX Magazine

5 Ways to Create Better iPad Applications

We've just passed the two-year mark of the iPad being on the market. And with a second milestone of 200,000 iPad applications on the App Store nearing, there's no better time than now to reassess how to approach the UX of iPad applications. By UX Magazine

The Process of Co-Designing with Users

Codesigning software

The practice of co-design allows users to become an active part of the creative development of a product by interacting directly with design and research teams. By UX Magazine

Tutorial: How to design a chatroom iPhone UI

In this tutorial you'll learn how to design an iPhone user interface for a forum and chat based mobile application.

The app involves a handful of everyday touch interface elements, such as buttons, input fields and touch gestures. By Webdesigner Depot

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Philippe Starck thinks deep on design

Ideo and HCD Connect has just launched HCD Connect, an on-line platform designed specifically for users of human-centered design in the social sector. Whether you’re a small farmer in West Bengal, a teacher in rural Alabama, or an NGO employee in Ethiopia, HCD Connect can help you share stories about specific challenges you face everyday, find inspiration in “human-centered” solutions that meet the needs of the poor, and learn from others’ insights and experiences.