That’s my monthly ux read. This book shows how to use alignment diagrams to turn valuable customer observations into actionable insight.
This interesting book by Cathy Pearl helps in understanding key Vocal User Interfaces Design concepts such as command-and-control, conversational systems and the use of avatars…
It’s a very enjoyable reading.
Ignoring the fact that the map has visibly underserved Africa, the illustration gives us a little of what Elon Musk’s interconnected planet could look like after the deployment of his project Hyperloop.
An impressive data visualization project shows the estimated net immigration (inflows minus outflows) by origin and destination country between 2010 and 2015.
Blue circles = positive net migration (more inflows). Red circles = negative net migration (more outflows). Each yellow dot represents 1,000 people. Hover over a circle to see that country’s total net migration between 2010 and 2015. Click a circle (or tap the circle twice on mobile) to view only the migration flows in and out of that country.
We’re tasked with making interfaces for more users in more contexts using more browsers on more devices with more screen sizes and more capabilities than ever before. That’s a daunting task indeed. Thankfully, design systems are here to help.
Atomic Design details all that goes into creating and maintaining robust design systems, allowing you to roll out higher quality, more consistent UIs faster than ever before.
Bruce “Tog” Tognazzini has compiled a very complete list-based article regarding basic principles for interface design. I have tried to reduce it to a checklist in order to save me some time and energy while designing.
Cities and their public transit systems are endlessly complicated.
Fortunately Information Design help us in understanding reality.
The User Experience Team of One by Leah Buley prescribes a range of approaches that have big impact and take less time and fewer resources than the standard lineup of UX deliverables.
A very useful and effective reading for every freelance UX professional.
These principles, derived from experience and refined over three decades, require validation and tuning for specific design domains. No list such as this can be complete, but even the original list from 1985, has been well received as a useful guide to students and designers.
The Google Maps API allows to apply custom styles to maps, and Snazzy Maps is a community built around creating great looking styles for Google Maps.
A nice place for developer and designers to pick a style that matches the theme of their website.
If you are somewhat familiar with the Google Maps API, the implementation is pretty straightforward.
An essential book every Information Architect out there should read.
By starting with the foundation of how people perceive the world around them, this book written by Andrew Hinton of The Understanding Group, shows how users touch, navigate, and comprehend environments made of language and pixels, and how we can make those places better.
An HTML5 driven Drum Machine. With a design inspired by the legendary Roland TR-808, this emulator app allows you to create, save and download drum loops in your browser. Cool!
This book by Christine Hine about ethnography for the internet may be really useful to understand an important part of the UX design process.
Ethnography for the Internet: Embedded, Embodied and Everyday
by Christine Hine
Bloomsbury Academic, 2015
Conceived as an exploration of geometrical typedesigns of the early 20th century, Canaro developed into a font of that period with a modern streak. The lack of spurs provide a unique but unobtrusive appearance and support the contemporary character.