Tag: Design

Aug 12, 2010

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Creative Ways to Use Unmoderated User Research

Over the past year or two, unmoderated usability testing has become a popular option to help guide product design. It is especially popular for Web sites, providing startups the opportunity to get relatively quick-and-easy user feedback on design iterations. Read More

Sep 10, 2009

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Designing with Community in Mind

IMG_0446A few days ago Foster City (located in Silicon Valley) opened its new synthetic soccer field after six months of hard work. It’s one of the most beautiful soccer fields I have ever seen. Read More

Aug 21, 2009

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Designing for Prevention

photo-748130I was in San Francisco yesterday and I noticed some spike railing on a street level window sill.At first, I thought it was installed to prevent birds from landing on it but after talking with a few people, it was installed to stop skateboarders from using it for tricks. Now, I understand why they did it but at the same time they just removed a nice seat to relax and enjoy the view on. It’s too bad that we don’t have a better design that would prevent skating but still allow us to sit.

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Mobile post by Bryan McClain

Aug 13, 2009

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Designing with People in Mind

I was out for walk during lunch in downtown SJ and I was happy to see families enjoying the water fountain area setup for their enjoyment on these hot afternoons.

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