design

Interview with @sarahdoody at #interactLDN 2016

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

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?

Interview with @leofrish at #interactLDN 2016

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

Leo 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?

 

#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 the team at Google who have worked on Material Design since its conception.

We talk about what Material Design is, how it makes use of the physical world in its implementation and how it could be used as a universal design framework.

(Listening time: 30 minutes)

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Interview with @MrAlanCooper at #UXLx 2016

This podcast is episode 11 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016

Alan 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. Read More

Interview with @vlh at #UXLx 2016

This podcast is episode 4 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016

Val 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.

#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 Don, we talk about whether technology is making us dumber or smarter, living with complexity, as well as AI, agents and their role in the future of healthcare. Don also ponders our “Heptascale challenge” questions. Read More

#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, we talk about virtual and augmented reality, design thinking, radical innovations and “user experience”.

Part 2 of this interview is available here.

(Listening time: 28 minutes, transcript)

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#117 Designing with Images

It’s so easy to add a little rectangle to a wireframe, but what are the consequences of adding an image to your design? Are images good or bad for UX? How can we improve our design processes so that we take the impact of images properly into account?

In this topic show Per and James look into how to design with images and how the performance of your website is a critical part of the user experience and should be a central part of your design process.

(Listening time: 52 minutes, Size: 36MB)

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#101 Magical UX with Josh Clark & Stephen Hay

An interview with Josh Clark and Stephen Hay recorded at UXLx 2015. Josh is the man behind Big Medium, formally Globalmoxie, and was the closing keynote speaker at UXLx. Stephen Hay is the author of Responsive Design Workflow, designer, developer and magician.

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#hybridconf 2014 interview with @danrubin

This podcast is episode 1 of 5 recorded at Hybridconf 2014

Dan Rubin was the opening keynote speaker at Hybridconf here in Stockholm with his presentation “We don’t talk anymore”. Flying in the face of his presentation title, we grabbed him for a few minutes to talk.

#38 James & Per do some pruning

Once James has finished talking about gardening and pruning apple trees, we get on with a link show. We discuss three recent articles we’ve found on our travels. Google does some pruning of its own and sunsets Google Reader. Econsultancy published a list of 14 lousy web trends that are making a come back. Finally we take a look at some interesting and amusing banner ad statistics.

(Listening time: 38 minutes)

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Episode 33: James and Per set design trends

In the first show of 2013, James and Per host a link show… with a single link. We talk our way through a recent blog post by Gannon Burgett where he lays out 13 design trends for 2013. We turn into grumpy old men about some of them, but find that we like and agree with some of the others!

(Listening time: 41 minutes)

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Recording episode 33 of UX Podcast

James and Per recording episode 33.