Discussion Archive

28 May 2014 - 10:21am
8 weeks ago
0 replies
Adrian Howard

[ANN} Balanced Team Salon, London, May 31

Hey folks,

I thought this would be of interest to this group.

On Saturday May 31st, a group of poly-skilled developers, designers, researchers, academics, entrepreneurs and product managers will be meeting. Come join us. You can get tickets https://btlondon14.eventbrite.com.

If you’re interested in Lean Startup, Agile, Lean, Agile UX, Lean UX, Devops, Customer Development – and anything else that values multi-disciplinary collaboration and iterative delivery of value – you’ll find this of interest.

30 May 2014 - 12:04pm
4 weeks ago
0 replies

New FLAT UI Pattern Library for AXURE Users and Fans of Rapid Prototyping

I am happy to share with you an awesome collection of useful components and interactive building blocks that I've been creating in AXURE for the last couple of months.

5 Jun 2014 - 5:47pm
6 days ago
0 replies

[Design Challenge] Putting Care in Context: Empowering Patients to Share Their Barriers to Good Health

Hello All,

I would like to let you know about a design challenge from Mad*Pow & Health 2.0’s HxRefactored conference, sponsored by the California HealthCare Foundation.

28 May 2014 - 2:37am
5 weeks ago
5 replies

How to prototype selection-dependent inputs

Hi folks,

When you're designing a form, being able to change the inputs based on a user action is really powerful. It lets you hide complexity from the user and makes your form easier to complete.

My latest post on Boxes and Arrows shows you how to prototype this kind of behavior in HTML (with a little help from JavaScript). You should give it a look:




26 May 2014 - 7:53pm
7 weeks ago
0 replies
beth koloski

Design Thinking, one day workshop, Denver CO, May 31st

This Saturday, come join fellow curious, engaged designers, developers and others for our wildly affordable one day Design Thinking workshop:


You'll come away with some new tools for your toolkit, some great new contacts, and the satisfaction of spending a day wrestling with a great design problem. Along the way you might just pick up some tips about user research, mobile design, rapid prototyping and iterating quickly.  A few spots remain, sign up soon!

9 Feb 2009 - 11:03am
5 years ago
30 replies
Tom Coombs

Open source user experience

I've been thinking about the open source movement.

I know very little of the UX community's involvement, so firstly I'm posting
to ask what has been happening so far. Mozilla, Open Office and some others
must have had serious UX involvement. Secondly, if it doesn't already
exist, I wonder if there's the potential for us to structure some kind of
virtual agency that would allow us to engage effectively.

Few thoughts

- In my opinion, several OS projects are incredible achievements that are
hampered by small usability problems or even just language issues.

3 Jul 2014 - 12:14am
3 weeks ago
1 reply
Janna DeVylder

The 2015 Interaction Awards are now open for submission!

The 2015 Interaction Awards are now open until 31 August, 2014 for submissions. In its fourth year, the Interaction Awards recognize and celebrate examples of excellence in Interaction Design across domains, channels, environments and cultures. We welcome entries for concept and production projects from students and professionals from around the world.
19 May 2014 - 8:30am
2 weeks ago
0 replies

Client Oriented, Manager Oriented, User Oriented or Developer Oriented??

Sort of a case study of my own, Much like Yellowstone might erupt inside the brain..

15 Jul 2014 - 10:21am
3 days ago
2 replies

New Interactive Widget Library out for AXURE Users – based on Google's Design Language 'MATERIAL'

I am happy to share with you another awesome widget library for Axure lovers. The MATERIAL UI KIT is a new interactive widget library for Android mobile, tablet, desktop and wearables. All components are based on Google's new Material Design Guidelines and Baseline Grid. Elements align to an 8 dp square baseline grid (12px mobile, 10px tablet & desktop).