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Simplicity by Design: History of the London Tube Map

November 26, 2012 – 9:51 am | No Comment | 3,524 views
Simplicity by Design: History of the London Tube Map

Before 1933 London’s various underground lines had been laid out geographically over the roadway of a city map. Here is an example from 1919:

Harry Beck an English engineering draftsman at the …

The ROI of User Experience

July 10, 2012 – 12:08 pm | No Comment | 400 views
The ROI of User Experience

In this short animated video Dr. Susan Weinschenk demonstrates how user centered design results in significant return on investment (ROI):
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Transcript:
User experience is the science and art of …

User Experience vs. User Interface

May 23, 2012 – 11:58 am | No Comment | 2,410 views
User Experience vs. User Interface

It is quite common for people, even inside software development teams to use the acronyms UX and UI as synonyms, but they are quite different. UX stands for “User Experience” while UI stands for “User …

East Meets West: An Infographic Portrait by Yang Liu

March 28, 2012 – 3:28 pm | 268 Comments | 541,795 views
East Meets West: An Infographic Portrait by Yang Liu

The artist and visual designer Yang Liu was born in China and lives in Germany since she was 14. By growing up in two very different places with very different traditions she was able to …

The Metro Design Language

February 18, 2012 – 2:44 pm | One Comment | 2,143 views
The Metro Design Language

A couple years ago the Windows Phone design team realized that the design path that Windows Mobile was on was not sustainable and decided start afresh.

When given the chance for a …

How to Create Attractive, User Friendly Applications?

June 13, 2011 – 12:58 pm | No Comment | 6,076 views
How to Create Attractive, User Friendly Applications?

In this article I like to share my mental model about UI / UX development. It is all about creating attractive, user friendly applications. But in order to do this you need to understand attraction …