‘Arrested Development’ UI Showcase

In honor of recent press hinting that more Arrested Development will come, please find a comprehensive set of interfaces featured (in order of appearance) from the last season. All of the interfaces are fictional; however, University of Phoenix, Deadline Hollywood, and Zillow are real websites that feature Arrest Development content and/or have been tweaked for […]

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Don’t Know About You Guys, but … Uber KITTENS

Bless Uber—bless its sweet little user experience. For National Cat Day (I guess that’s a thing) Uber has teamed up with animal shelters in New York, Seattle, and San Francisco and is delivering kittens for a 15-minute snuggle to the lucky few who can get their requests in. Your $20 is donated to the animal […]

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Crosswalk Light Tutorial

I was in the town of Manhasset on Long Island a couple of weekends ago and noticed this crosswalk light tutorial affixed to a pole. My reaction was very similar to the eye-rolling I do while reading the “Do Not Eat” warning labels found on recently extracted silica packets. Crosswalk signs have been around since the […]

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Facebook Language Patterns Study

Katie: In case you were wondering, your incessant status updates about watching anime and spending quality time with your Xbox might say something about your personality type. University of Pennsylvania researchers analyzed Facebook messages from 75,000 volunteers and have found patterns in words and phrases they say are linked to personality, age, and sex. My […]

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Catalyst at SXSW Interactive 2014

If you’re heading to SXSW Interactive in March 2014, you should probably-definitely check out Catalyte UXer Chelsey Delaney’s workshop, “The Humor-Centered Design Process”.  You might remember the workshop from LeanUX NYC back in April—but, you won’t remember it like this! Chelsey’s teaming up with (her ol’ pal) Chris Trew, owner of The New Movement Theater. Trew […]

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Catalyst at Interaction14

Guess what? Catalyte Ray DeLaPena, senior UXer, will be hosting a workshop at the Interaction14 conference in Amsterdam! The conference takes place Feb. 5 – 8, 2014—Ray’s workshop, “Sketching through the design process”, is scheduled for the 5th at 1:30 p.m. Even if you can’t make the conference (and can make Amsterdam, you sly dog, […]

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Missed Opportunity, Burlington Coat Factory

yes hello maybe take a break from politics and come buy something thanks — Burlington Coat Fact (@BurlCoatFactory) October 2, 2013 Katie:My friend just introduced me to the majesty that is this super weird fake Twitter account for Burlington Coat Factory. In the words of this NY mag article, “it would have represented a tremendous […]

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