Seems that car makers are having a lot of fun right now. For all the doom-mongering from disruptionistas around an imminent collapse of the mainstream manufacturers, there sure is a press-storm of news about their plans for our future. From stalking the edges of SXSW for the last few years to this year’s floor shows […]

Your wait is important to you. No, really, it is. I didn’t know this, but some online services actually make us wait for their response. I learned this via Mark Wilson, who revealed as much in his latest post. The fact is that returning a search result usually takes micro-seconds, but we’re suspicious creatures. Anything […]

Stumbled on this, really neat and rather useful interpretation and presentation – take a look through and tell me how you feel… The Ekmans’ Atlas of Emotions

I know. Sounds like predictive text wrote the headline, but this is the work of Japanese illustrator / animator Yoyo the Ricecorpse. It’s really neat, in a rather odd way.

…would you? Or do you use what your device shipped with? Or, do you never even think about it (because, frankly, of all the things I need to worry about today… well). However, like all the things we surround ourselves with to project who we believe we are, “it turns out the browser you use […]

Is the ability to design a innate characteristic or does it have to be learned? I was reading an article by Risto Lähdesmäki, where in tracking trends on UX for the coming year, he centred in on design as a core skill. No surprises there, you’d hope as much. But this trait isn’t only for […]

As the small screens we face-off to increasingly dominate much of the interaction (conversation?) between us and, well, most things now, having a way with a mircocopy (or rather more emotively perhaps, a Few Good Words) is a skill as important as the design of rest of the UI. And while txt, icons and emoji’s […]