“Healthy Dose of Imagination”

“Healthy Dose of Imagination” Found out about this site through a Stephen Anderson tweet. He said he loved it. I found it very difficult to figure out what it was about, but now that I have, it’s pretty interesting. It basically gives examples of technological health care successes, then highlights start-ups and other companies that […]

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Zappos Pinpointing

Zappos is trying to provide a way to suggest products to buy based on your Pinterest pins (or anyone’s, really). http://pinpointing.apps.zappos.com It seems pretty ridiculous right now, but maybe I just haven’t found the right Pinterest user. It’s recommending pink Crocs based on a beautiful picture of pink flowers, and anoraks based on an artistic […]

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The Ecommerce Graveyard: How 37 Popular Sites Used to Look

The Ecommerce Graveyard: How 37 Popular Sites Used to Look

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“MoMA Starts Here”

“MoMA Starts Here” Choose a category. Pretty neat.

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Behavioral Cues in UX Design

I dig this article because it discusses concepts we don’t always explicitly think about / articulate as designers and researchers. I also dig it because, if you swap the emotional aspects of visual cues and calls to action with humorous aspects of visual cues and calls to action, it looks a lot like my thesis […]

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VB: Your Mobile Design is Pretty, but is It Touch-Friendly? Plunk Lets You Find Out

VB: Your Mobile Design is Pretty, but is It Touch-Friendly? Plunk Lets You Find Out August 22, 2012 10:00 AM Devindra Hardawar It’s clear now that design is a big part of the mobile experience — heck, we dedicated an entire conference to the topic — but it’s still difficult for developers to balance touch functionality […]

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Annals of Health Care: Big Med, by Atul Gawande

Annals of Health Care: Big Med, by Atul Gawande “Restaurant chains have managed to combine quality control, cost control, and innovation. Can health care?” This is a really interesting piece, on a variety of levels. Mainly, it contains an example of the kind of work we aim to be doing in the coming years. Among […]

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Bring Pages Alive With CSS Transforms and Animations

Bring Pages Alive With CSS Transforms and Animations I know its Microsoft, but it IS a cool example of full page animations.

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Catalyst Summer Fiesta 2012

For generations, Catalytes have gathered for a ritual feast of margaritas, guac (occasionally with chips, and occasionally spoon-fed), and tacos to celebrate the closing of another clammy New York summer. The Catalyst Summer Fiesta 2012 did not diverge from tradition; however, this year’s festivities were enhanced by a few additional activities and characters (for lack of […]

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This is a video from a blog I follow (Wireframes Magazine) that illustrates one man’s sketching process. It’s very similar to how I work in terms of initial fidelity, use of color and indicating interactions and flow, but I tend to do this on paper while he does it in Illustrator. (Source: http://vimeo.com/)

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