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    Sketchbook Mondays: prototyping an A5 folio

    by  • 14 April 2014 • 0 Comments

    This weekend, i noticed that i was going to interviews a lot. I mean quite a lot. Three a week? Maybe that was just a one time thing. Anyway. So it occurred to me that maybe i should get myself a nice present. A nice leather present. Maybe the kind that zips up, contains...

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    war of the museums: British Museum vs Royal Academy

    by  • 10 April 2014 • 0 Comments

    This is, of course, an unfair fight. The British Museum has long brought a knife to a gun fight. A tradition in history, documenting, archiving, and an obvious affinity for achaeology must have served them well from the 1800s… But when it comes to designing exhibits, in 2014, I think they could use some...

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    The ethics of web design: do we have any?

    by  • 20 March 2014 • 1 Comment

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    What makes someone an expert? A wise woman once told me that you are an expert “when others come to you for answers”. Well. It does take a little bit more: such as the ability to answer questions, repeatedly, correctly, memorably. There is a requirement to educate, surprise and spread knowledge and skills. Do...

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    Sketching a shopping mall mobile app

    by  • 13 March 2014 • 0 Comments

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    What if you owned a big mall, say out in Kent, and you had a website that existed, but that you weren’t sure was very helpful? Maybe your stores listing was confusing. I’d love to poke around a mall’s google analytics data! Look at failed searches, where users quit, what they type in… Treasure...

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    can languages help you think and design better?

    by  • 21 February 2014 • 1 Comment

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    Today is UNESCO International Mother Language Day. This year, we celebrate Turkish. My mother language is Greek, and oddly my mother and grandmother both spoke turkish as well. We’re not your typical Greeks. Consider most Europeans, for instance. As a vast majority, most of us are born and raised in a single country. Our...

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