On adding analog control if you want it without sacrificing simplicity.
On using physical objects as symbols in information graphics.
On the orientation of teapots.
On melting butter with leftover heat.
On improvising ice cube trays from egg cartons.
On what subway attendants see and designers don’t.
Where shopping cart shelters go to die.
Either a gross oversight or a clever conspiracy in the subway.
On adapting infrastructure where the honor system is still alive.
On how vegetable packaging can become window dressing.
You might call this one poetry.
Thoughts on an article about the history of scrolling and vertical versus horizontal orientations for text.
On what the temptation of the path of least resistance can drive people to do.
On the ergonomics of moving and inspiration for a new DIY project.
On the importance of whatever else you can hang onto in an interface when you don’t speak the language.
Wireframe sketches for a feature in an open-source prototyping tool called FluidIA.
I recently retrieved an old gem – my senior project on Human Factors in Guatemala vs. the U.S. from 2005.
A sampling of some information graphics that are bringing to light the elusive complexities of the process of health care reform.
on how a little piece of elastic can solve a large dilemma.
Extending UI process to a familiar daily activity.
on how a teabag can go mountain climbing.
An intriguing alternative method for user testing.
On how cobwebs can collect on intangible systems – telephone auto attendants, for example.
On rolling tubes of toothpaste and other surprisingly roll-able forms of packaging.