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16 Feb 2010 - 9:53am
4 years ago
4 replies
Peter Becker

Looking for feedback on a functional banner that is always there and pinned to bottom of the browser - not context driven.

Does anyone have any experience with an "always there" functional
banner that is pinned to the bottom of the browser? An example of
this is at http://www.houselogic.com/

It seems of little use to me as it is redundant to
information/function that is already on the site, takes up real
estate and is more a distraction than anything else. Maybe with some
additional context driven function there might be something there,
but the CEO here liked it so I'm doing my due diligence. I can't
remember seeing anything like it before.

Thanks -

1 Apr 2005 - 6:54pm
Dave Malouf

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16 Feb 2009 - 6:43pm
5 years ago
12 replies
Anthony Hempell

Using qualifying questions to create a semi-walled garden?

Working on a marketing site for a consumer electronics service.

Some customers can get product A; some can get product B; some can get
both (due to geographic and technical limitations).

There is no clear-cut single qualifying question, but probably 95%
accuracy by postal code (zip code).

Marketing is pushing for a qualifying question up front that will
determine which product you are shown (i.e, you will not be shown the
other product).

We are pushing for an open site that will promote both products, and
give the users the ability to choose, and do qualifying as the first

16 Dec 2009 - 1:19am
4 years ago
1 reply

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19 Oct 2009 - 12:07pm
gretchen anderson

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27 Apr 2010 - 9:32pm
4 years ago
6 replies
Michelle Bacigalupi

The practice and art of style guides

I have the opportunity and task to create a style guide for our existing product. Our company is set to double in size this year and as the only (so far) XD person scale is an issue. I've started research style guides but thought I'd ping the expertise of this group as well. So here are a few questions...


4 Nov 2005 - 5:33pm
8 years ago
2 replies
Jim Leftwich

Any Ixder's working on physical products...

Most of my career in interaction design since 1984 has involved both
the physical aspects of hardware/devices as well as the software
aspects of displays, audio, the information systems behind them, and
the usage architectures by which they're used and the experience is

Partly this is because I came from the product and industrial design
side of things, and also partly because much of my work has been in
unique or new device or system domains.

In my own career and approach, I've never separated the hard from the
soft in my view of what comprises the whole user experience.

22 Feb 2006 - 2:35pm
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27 May 2004 - 10:58am
Christina Li

Gathering requirements for a bilingual web site

[Apologise for the cross-posting]

Dear friends,

This is a Chinese interaction designer working in London. I'm doing a web
site with my friend in China now and would like to know more needs and
suggestions from our target audiences. Any comments and suggestions will be
very appreciated!

The site aims to provide a bilingual on-line magazine for Chinese and
western professionals who work in the user interface design (including user
experience, information architecture, GUI, and usability) field to publish
their thinking and exchange views with each other.