Monthly Archives: May 2013

Micro-Moments and Conversations

I recently came across this article on Twitter, in which experience designer Stephen Anderson describes “micro-moments” and how they relate to interaction design. According to Anderson, micro-moments are “the smallest units of interaction in an online experience; like when Kayak.com automatically … Continue reading

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Trend: Flat Design

I’ve been reading about a trend called “flat design,” which is a form of user interface/web design that involves minimal use of drop shadows, gradients, 3D graphics, or anything else that would give the illusion of depth.  Flat designs have … Continue reading

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LinkedIn: 10 Years of Great Design

I received this e-mail from LinkedIn a few days ago: Riley, you and your amazing network are the heart and soul of LinkedIn. As we celebrate our 10th anniversary, we want to say thank you by sharing some inspiration for the next … Continue reading

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10 UXD Tweets

I’ve noticed that some blogs often post a list of recent tweets on a specific topic, just to capture and showcase the current dialogue going on about that topic. I’d like to start doing the same for UXD-related tweets. This … Continue reading

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Parking Lot Usability

On occasion, I will encounter a parking lot that has been poorly designed, difficult to navigate, and, thus, prone to cause vehicle jams and accidents.  I drove through a parking lot last week that was quite a doozy:  narrow parking spots, … Continue reading

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