Monthly Archives: April 2010

surface stories

Surface Stories

Can surfaces communicate meaning, tell stories or evoke feelings? How about personalized surfaces? How can surfaces influence the perception and interaction with an object/interface/area? I find the topic of surfaces and their affordances and effects increasingly interesting.

readability fail

Packaging Nuances

The mysteries of package design. It is impossible to read the instructions on the back of the bottle, without constantly turning it around. Bad packaging design + information overload = unsatisfied customer.

Biking Patriots

Biking Patriots

Traceability

Traceability

How does traceability influence our everyday behavior? While we see the benefits of GPS enabled location-based games, navigation, advertising, etc. we also think about dystopian future imperfect scenarios, don’t we? To what extent are we biased by our experience, culture and education? How will future … Read More

Man Basket

Man Basket

Dog basket? Man basket? Design Inspiration?

playing with research data

Playing with Research Data

A timelapse video of yours truly using post-it notes to analyze a large set of mixed qualitative (interviews & observations) and quantitative (survey) data samples. A vertical analysis dives deep into the experience of a single participant, whereas a horizontal analysis uncovers overarching patterns across … Read More