Blog

This space is a bit more private but not in a scary way. It’s where I post links to great stuff online, quotes about UX & UI and occassionally I’ll maybe even write something myself.

  1. Freelancer for Life – 5 Reasons Why This Works

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    “Being small is nothing to be insecure or ashamed about. Small is great. Small is independence. Small is opportunity. Celebrate it…It’s truly to your advantage.” – Jason Fried I was recently invited to talk to a group of international business students about my company. The idea was to bring in companies of different sizes and…

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  2. Working with me

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    A couple of weeks ago I sent a small survey to selected clients. I wanted a quick and easy way for them to be able to tell me what they think of working with me and the work I deliver. Each client could leave a comment and decide if they wanted to leave their name…

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  3. Planners and UX-Designers

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    Chloe Gottlieb on planners and UX-designers: “The two minds—the experience designer and the planner—are so important because as I look for pain points and things that will add value over time, the planners look for dissonance and interesting elements that will stand out. By combining these two mind-sets, we’re looking for patterns and dissonance together.…

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  4. Kudos – Social Media framework

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    I’ve recently done some changes to my website, the most significant one being going from company-focused (Le Petit Garcon) to solely being me. More on that later though and the reasoning behind it. Another thing is that I’m back at blogging. I’ve read through tons of old posts (and even reposted some of them here)…

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  5. Understanding UI Design – Lost in an online world

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    UI Design looks familiar… If you’ve been looking around the digital sphere, you may recognize the term UI Design, or perhaps you might know its counter part, UX Design. You can learn about UX Design here. Whilst both UX Design and UI Design work closely together, each role refers to extremely different processes when it…

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  6. UX Design explained

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    There’s something distinctively special about the way digital designers think. They keep weird hours, exhibit odd habits and they throw a lot of jargon around – leaving those in the offline community a little dazed and confused. Most of the time you needn’t bother with trying to translate a lot of what they’re saying, but…

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  7. Look and Feel and Feel

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    Jason Fried makes a great point in his latest post Look and Feel and Feel. Designers often talk about the look and feel of a product, an app, an object, etc. These are good concepts to be talking about, but how the thing feels isn’t really the important feel. The important feel is how it…

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  8. Great user experience

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    There’s a great post over at boagworld called User Experience Design is not what you think. I was particularly fascinated by the following: If you need to call Barclays you can do so via the app. This allows you to skip the authentication over the phone because you did that when you logged into the…

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  9. Naming your icons

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    I think good design is intuitive but should also involve a certain degree of exploration (unless it’s.. say an ATM machine in which case exploration is not necessarily appreciated by the user). There’s a growing trend amongst designers though to use icons that are extremely hard to understand with the sole excuse that the use…

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  10. Golden Krishna on our job as designers

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    I believe our job as designers is to give you what you need as quickly and as elegantly as we can. Our job as designers is to take you away from technology. Our job as designers is to make you smile. To make a profit by providing you something that enhances your life in the…

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