In Japan, the seat pattern tells you where priority seating is.
This sheet of paper is given to riders to excuse their tardiness at work when the train is late. The top and bottom of the sheet are days of the month to indicate date and the sides indicate how much later the train was than usual.
They give seniors a place to hold their cane when they sit on the subway.
Look up to see what books the different floor hold. Vancouver Library.
2010 Erica Velasco Photographers
Dancing shoes for when you’re tired of your dress shoes.
Glasgow architecture school shows you where the bathroom is with descriptive icons.
This armchair knows what you really need.
Yes to not hollering over people’s heads at the restaurant.
Short Medium article that really resonated with me
Ambitions of a Junior Designer: Make It Look Good
Ambitions of a Senior Designer: Make New Value
Things I learned from UXPA – The TL;DA (Too Long; Didn’t Attend) Version
Designing for Large Touch Interfaces
Make sure people know they can touch the screen.
Orientation affects how users perceive the kiosk
Transitions are important as cues when navigating. Use gestures everyone is familiar with.
Designer is also a performer – make them look good
Height is important. Make sure user can reach the cancel button
Adjust the drag and inertia on objects. Don’t make large objects feel “heavy.”
Designing with Real Data
Fake data = fake design = fake feedback = wrong decisions. Real data will enter the equation eventually.
Understand the data
Organize data into information to enable users to gain knowledge
Real data has a min and max, an average and a distribution. Think about this when designing screens with potentially extremely short or long text. Consider the outliers.
You can do a lot with Indesign Datamerge/Kimono/Chartwell fontface/Sublimetext/Screenscraper chrome extension.
Ben Salinas (@bensalinas) from Involution Studios is a REAL unicorn.
Self-determination theory levels: amotivated/external/introjected/identified/integrated/intrinsic
Motivation is autonomy, competence, relatedness
If you want people to do something, minimize external pressures and maximize internal ones
Establish shared rules of engagement
If you use social media – be responsive to your customers.