Blogging on the People Thinking website

I’ve started work on a side project with Ben. We’re calling it Participant Discovery. We want to understand what it’s like to be a research participant. We wonder if understanding this will help us design better research. We’re blogging about it over on the People Thinking website.

Find, Understand, Share, Extend

Today is World Usability Day. The theme this year is communication. I’ve chosen to write about something which I find helps teams I work with communicate and explore what we design and put on the web. Back in 2005, Yahoo! Search announced a “vision statement”. Enable people to find, use, share and expand all human knowledge. Somewhat ambitious, sure. A little […]

Traffic lights and inclusive design

Why are there three separate lights in the standard traffic light setup? Why are they vertically arranged? In a nutshell: don’t rely on colour alone to convey meaning in your information design.

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