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Usability Testing Guide

2020-11-12T03:09:18+01:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: , |

Usability testing is a core component of User Centered Design and can be used at any stage in the process. It provides valuable insight into the mind of the user, giving us a better understanding of users’ mental models, and it helps to highlight issues that might negatively impact the experience, while also pointing to [more]

Collaborative Journey Maps

2020-10-27T03:06:00+01:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: , |

In many organizations, the design team does some research then retreats to their tower to conjure deep magics that turn note filled notebooks into a customer journey map. At least that’s what it looks like to their peers. Journey diagrams capture tons of detailed info about users, processes, and systems. The best teams share the [more]

Architectural Intelligence: Part 2

2020-08-18T03:05:37+02:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: , |

We are pleased to present a few more sections from Molly Wright Steenson’s brilliant book detailing the rich history of Digital Architecture. The book covers five influential architects who insisted on working to forward digital approaches, and proceeded to create the design path for a lot of modern digital design, including the origins of Information [more]

Moving from Corporate to Contract

2020-08-04T03:05:41+02:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: , |

Working as a full time in house employee definitely has its benefits; camaraderie, stability, and the support of a team are alluring aspects for many designers. Yet, it also has many drawbacks. If you’re frustrated with the politics, tired of endless meetings, or you just want creative freedom and increased income, contract work can be [more]

Architectural Intelligence: Part 1

2020-07-21T03:01:31+02:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: , |

We are pleased to present a few sections from Molly Wright Steenson’s brilliant book detailing the rich history of Digital Architecture. The book covers five influential architects who insisted on working to forward digital approaches, and proceeded to create the design path for a lot of modern digital design, including the origins of Information Architecture. [more]

We are a community

2020-06-20T03:05:07+02:00June 20th, 2020|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: , |

Message from the publishers As a native Texan in the Pacific Northwest, and a transplant Texan from Southern California, we are very aware of the significance of today’s date: Juneteenth. And we celebrate its significance and reflect on what it means to us. We’re left asking ourselves how we can be better allies. We know [more]