On its surface, Amazon.com just seems like a large e-commerce site, albeit a successful one. Its design isn’t flashy, nor is it much to write home about. But deep within its pages are hidden secrets — secrets that every designer should know about. If one looks closely at what the team… Speaker/Artist(s): Jared Spool
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Design fiction is an approach to design that speculates about new ideas through prototyping and storytelling. The goal is to move away from the routine of lifeless scenarios-based thinking. We will share design fiction projects and discuss related techniques for design thinking, communication and exploration of near future concepts.
With so many different people using Content Management Systems there should be a best practice, intuitive user experience for the admin. So why do Drupal, Joomla, Wordpress and others do it so differently? Take an inside look at the UX process used in developing some of the leading CMS admins.
Just as early filmmakers struggled to break free from the conventions of live theater, after 10+ years Web designers are still trapped in the structures of the past. Forget pages, linear text and other archaic vestiges of design’s print ancestry; the separation of content from presentation has already changed everything.