I came across this interview with Sam Farber, OXO Founder, the other day. He spoke of Human-Centered Designs (HCD) and how his number one guiding philosophy was Universal Design: A product’s function should be immediately apparent, and anyone should be able to use it.
This really got me thinking about design principles in general. Is universal design the same as User-Centered Design (UCD)? Not quite. When Sam Farber speaks of HCD, the design principles are applicable to everyday tangible products from Oxo’s kitchen products to the iPhone to the door handle on your front door. Think industrial design.
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We recently had a quick and dirty card sorting session to define the IA for our internal UX Wiki. When we couldn’t find a room with a whiteboard, we made do with stickies and a window.
We jammed out the users and the IA in an hour. It was EASY and FUN!
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Great infographic showing top resources that you can reference when designing or developing mobile apps. It’ll help you answer all of your ‘How do I do that…’ questions.
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