Over the weekend, I stumbled upon a pamphlet and a signage. At first glance, the signage seems to have better aesthetics and design. If you look closely, you’ll realize that the pamphlet is way better in terms of design. Why? It seems like they put a lot of thought into the design. You get a… Continue reading Who designed it better?
Our neighborhood has been experiencing water service interruptions for the past week. These interruptions are also taking a toll on small businesses selling cooked meals and baked goods in the neighborhood. For these businesses, water interruptions during the day could lead to longer times in preparing food and washing their cookware. There’s also the possibility… Continue reading It’s only words and words are all I have…
Time flies so fast. You wake up one January morning, make plans for the new year ahead, and before you can revisit (and re-evaluate!) your list of big-picture-goals for the past year — another year has gone by. Last year, I declared “growth” as my word of the year. Today, as I look back, I… Continue reading 3 Surprising Things I Did in 2019
I posted this on Twitter last year. The idea was originally for a comic strip, but I can’t draw, so I wireframed it via Balsamiq. If I were one of the punctuation marks in the wireframe, I could relate the most to “The Question Mark”. While I haven’t really experienced a panic attack (I’m not… Continue reading Punctuation Marks Go to Therapy
What do your exes, favorite Netflix show, and better UX have in common? Closure. All of them need proper closure. In 8 Rules to Design Better Interfaces, computer scientist Ben Shneiderman writes: Sequences of actions should be organized into groups with a beginning, middle, and end. Informative feedback at the completion of a group of actions… Continue reading Your Users Need Closure: A UX Writing Mini Case Study