Video: How to design wearables like Tony Stark — in 3 minutes. Answering the phone while driving with 2 wearable interface designs: 1) Existing Apple Watch UX & 2) New “Tony Stark” design. Presented at SXSW, HCI International, IA Summit and UX Alive Istanbul.
What Does Your Wearable UX Sound Like?
With the mass introduction of wearables and smart devices into our lives, our interaction with a digital realm is increasingly not just a single focused experience (or even multiple semi-focused experiences throughout the day, as in smart phone) but instead almost a continuous interactionâ€¦ kind of like a soundtrack of our lives.
Should I have a separate mobile website or one website that is responsive to all screen sizes?
This is a common question many of my clients and students ask me. The simple answer is that the baseline is a responsive website, especially if you are in the marketing and content distribution business. However, the truth is a bit more complicated, because: Today’s web landscape is sophisticated enough that no one strategy fits all scenarios. …
How to Draw an Effective Storyboard: UX Design Project, DesignOps Workshop, Web, Mobile, or Wearable Product Design
Video: 36-minute free segment of O’Reilly Video Course. Covers all of the essential parts of the storyboard: Things, People, Faces, Opening Slide, and Transitions. Expert hands-on guided exercises provide step-by-step instruction in basic drawing skills. The module also covers advanced topics like poses and camera angles for students who are ready to move to the …
Effective Sketching for UX Design: New O’Reilly Video Course
30 Minute video: Parts of a Storyboard is currently available to view FREE, for a limited time. I’m proud to present our new video course from O’Reilly Media: Effective Sketching for UX Design Written and presented by UX design expert Greg Nudelman (clients include Oracle, Cisco, and eBay) and Emmy-nominated graphic designer Will Krause (Sesame …
8 Mobile UX Trends You Canâ€™t Afford to Ignore
Here are the top trends in the mobile UX industry. Without further ado, hereâ€™s our count-down to #1. #8 Mobile First: Responsive Web Design Responsive Web Design or RWD has been a dominant trend in web industry for several years now. We predict that this will continue to be the case. RWD will be the …
What is the $1 Prototype Mobile Design Methodology? (Book Excerpt)
The state of your prototype must reflect the state of completion of your system. This simple guideline is also very profound. The degree of certainty in your design should be reflected in the level of completion of your prototype. The project starts with a rough storyboard which is highly uncertain and full of assumptions: no one knows if
the audience will find the product useful, if they will pay for it, or even if the product can (or should) be built.
How to Easily Prototype Your Android L Material Designs: TripAdvisor App Case Study
In my workshops, often the greatest challenge for designers is converting their existing Android designs to the new Material Design approachâ€”making the interface both simpler and more visually rich than their corresponding Android 4.x designs, as well as laying out the â€œhappy pathâ€ for the customers (using Floating Action Button or FAB, as one of the tools). The following sticky note wireframes demonstrate my quick take on converting the Android 4.x TripAdvisor app into Material Design using $1 Prototype methodology — perfect for prototyping Android Material Designs.
Visual Guide to Android L Material Design: 7 Insights Every Serious Designer Needs to Know
Material Design is a new Google design language that Google hopes to port to everything from mobile phones and tablets to websites and desktop apps. Here are 7 hard-won insights from 4 Material Design workshops I recently facilitated with my top clients in Argentina, Abu Dhabi and United States.
7 Mobile Trends for 2014 (and How to Profit From Them – with Case Studies!)
The importance of mobile to your companyâ€™s digital strategy cannot be overstated. But where to focus your energies? Here are 7 trends we see emerging in many of our clientsâ€™ businesses, from financial and banking services to ecommerce and social media.