Research & Process:
Hypothesis: People face unique challenges with being sick when they live alone due to lack of a helping hand.
Research Key Insight: Many people have close family and friends who live far away but still rely on them for reassurance,…
In the 1990s, the Web was 640 pixels wide. In the early 2000s, it grew to 800 pixels. A few years later, we decided it should be 1024 pixels. But five years ago, all of a sudden, something strange happened.
Not only the screen size… much more changed.
I’m not a cash type of person, I use my card for almost everything and so I can’t reward top service with a tip, until now. Dipjar is a new project designed to take the convenience of cards and combine it with the courtesy of tipping. It’s as simple as a cash tip jar but with the technology to accept and pass along tips left with credit and debit cards.
Heres how it works, once in hand, companies plug the DipJar into a power outlet to start accepting tips. Once the DipJar is on the countertop, customers can start dipping their cards into Dipjar and the system does the rest.
Using classic European delivery bikes as inspiration, the Faraday combines innovative technologies to create a revolutionary bicycle. In passing, the Faraday might just seem like an ordinary bike with a hint of style, but housed within the frame is a battery and motor to assist in your commute. With a 45-minute charge time and 15 miles of pedal assist, the Faraday adds some pep into your pedaling.
The Faraday team tell us a bit more about the bike:
“At Faraday Bicycles, design is about much more than just appearance – it’s about the entire rider experience. Despite its extraordinary capabilities (it’s electric!), we designed the Faraday Porteur to look and ride just like a familiar, high-quality bicycle. The Faraday Porteur looks and feels like a premium city bike, but it performs in a class of its own. Most importantly, the Faraday lets you work as much, or as little, as you want.”
This is a really simple innovative interface designed to help teach kids math.
The device is a calculator where the user knocks in one of the four quadrants (for addition, subtraction, division or multiplication) and the answer is transmitted back in the same knocking tone.
Perhaps no choice is as vital to marketing as color. Whether you are selecting the color for a product or for your email marketing campaign, color has tremendous impact on all of us. Subconsciously, we associate different colors with different things. This infographic examines the psychology of…
We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
- Imperfection, Asymmetry
- Break from routine
- Stillness, Tranquillity
Interesting takeaways from a talk on a talk on Lynda.com some new, some known, and some forgotten.
A website could attract many users; but which users do we really care about?
What is our largest audience? What are its motivations, values, goals and concerns
It helps to…
What’s strange about the UX is how often the user must touch the glasses. I already have a weird fidget when I check for phantom iPhone vibrations in my pocket. Imagine people developing those same behaviors but touching their faces. Can’t wait to try these out, nonetheless.