How Alphonse Chapanis, a young psychologist, saved the lives of WWII pilots through clever design.
David Hall Multidisciplinary designer Personal work and musings on design, culture and working life.
This is the story of a novel and powerful way to visualise your user’s journey, and a traumatising childhood gaming experience.
Design and music intersect in many areas, yet one relatively obscure but creative area is in the design of graphic notation by composers.
Listening is a vital UX skill we can all get better at, and a chatbot experiment from the 1960s teaches us how.
Steve Job’s challenge to the engineers of the first iPad keyboard is instructional for us all.
Designers should not be mere decorators, but have an understanding of language and microcopy, a crucial design skill, now more than ever.
Described as the ‘Mount Everest’ of graphical musical scores, Treatise still manages to surprise with its invention and beauty of graphic notation.
We will put what we’ve learnt about behavioural strategies and motivation into practice.
Shadow plays an important role in interaction design. It communicate vital visual cues in layered and interactive interfaces
14 hugely interesting and educational podcasts on design, creativity and psychology to fill any learning void.
We look at behavioural strategies such as automation and changing habits to see how using intrinsic motivation is a good thing.
Designing for behaviour change uses behavioural science, psychology and motivation in the things we build to change people’s behaviour.
Follow these simple design principles, and you will start creating more effective and consistent design that you can be proud of.
Download wallpaper inspired by the HAL display form 2001: A Space Odyssey.
I joined Twitter 10 years ago and today, I wilfully pressed the deactivate button.
Product designers are hiding the workings of the system as they try to create a better user experience, but is there a danger here?