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#150 Dark Patterns with Harry Brignull

Harry Brignull joins us to talk about “dark patterns”. Harry coined the phrase back in 2010 to describe the design patterns used on websites to deliberately trick us into doing something. We discuss some examples as well as the ethics behind implementing them and ask if “light patterns” exist. We talk about how dark patterns […]

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Good designers follow trends and use design systems, great ones harness them

Guest post by Davor Tomić Why designing completely flat is not (always) the safest bet, and how Google got it right this time.

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#148 Lostness

Episode 148 is a link show. James and Per discuss three articles that have grabbed their attention. The first article is Decision Frames: How Cognitive Biases Affect UX Practitioners.  Kathryn Whitenton explains how we are all vulnerable to cognitive biases and the way in which we frame our problems can bias our design decisions. Article […]

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#144 Anticipatory design & cross-channel ecosystems with Sarah Doody & Andrea Resmini

Sarah Doody joined us to talk about anticipatory design. What if we didn’t need to find and search through information to help us make decisions. What if instead, information came to us at the right time and with the right context? Professor Andrea Resmini discusses mapping cross-channel ecosystems. We asked Andrea to explain what cross-channel ecosystems […]

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#142 Presumptive design & Explaining yourself with Leo Frishberg & Lou Rosenfeld

We don’t generally have a problem considering objects from the past. Speculating about what they are and how they might have been used. We could look at artefacts from the future in a similar manner. We talk to Leo Frishberg about presumptive design and how you can use that as a provocative design research tool. How […]

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Interview with @sarahdoody at #interactLDN 2016

This podcast is episode 6 of 6 recorded at Interact London 2016

This podcast is episode 6 of 6 recorded at Interact London 2016Sarah Doody joined us to talk about anticipatory design. What if we didn’t need to find and search through information to help us make decisions. What if instead, information came to us at the right time and with the right context? Interview with @sarahdoody at #interactLDN […]

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Interview with @leofrish at #interactLDN 2016

This podcast is episode 5 of 6 recorded at Interact London 2016

This podcast is episode 5 of 6 recorded at Interact London 2016Leo Frishberg ended day 1 at Interact London with a talk about artefacts from the future. With the future arriving faster than we can create it, how can an innovator stay ahead? What’s the difference between a prototype and an artefact from the future? Interview with […]

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#134 Material design with Richard Fulcher

Since its launch in 2014, Google’s design framework – Material Design has been gathering momentum and spreading beyond its original focus of mobile applications. To lift our knowledge and understanding of what it is all about we are joined by Richard Fulcher, Design Manager on the Material Design systems team at Google. Rich is one of […]

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Interview with @MrAlanCooper at #UXLx 2016

This podcast is episode 11 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016

This podcast is episode 11 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016Alan Cooper was the closing keynote on the speaker day at UXLx 2016. Alan hasn’t made so many public appearances in recent years, concentrating instead on running Monkey Ranch – his farmstead in the hills of Petaluma, California. His keynote took us all a bit by […]

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Interview with @vlh at #UXLx 2016

This podcast is episode 4 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016

This podcast is episode 4 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016Val Head held the workshop “Animating the user experience”.  We looked at why motion is so useful in our designs and took some time to go through Disney’s 12 principles of animation and how they are applied to our design processes.

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#126 Design doing with Don Norman (Part 2)

Don Norman is without a doubt one of the most influential voices within the UX and design industry and also the cognitive sciences. Don produced some of the earliest literature about human-centered design within the digital space – he also coined the term “user experience” whilst working at Apple. In part 2 of our conversation with […]

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#125 Design doing with Don Norman (Part 1)

Don Norman is without a doubt one of the most influential voices within the UX and design industry and also the cognitive sciences. Don produced some of the earliest literature about human-centered design within the digital space – he also coined the term “user experience” whilst at Apple. In part 1 of our conversation with Don, […]

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