Axure is a pretty commonly used prototyping tool and FontIcons provides you with a large set of high quality icons. Using these two together can speed up your prototyping process significantly. Here's how you can…

Designing a digital product in today’s day and age is a challenging task. With an interesting study indicating a decline in attention spans and a deluge of optional products for users to choose from,…

I always had a fascination with pyramids thanks to all the hollywood buzz about it. I believe that it was probably in third grade when I first learnt about the ecological pyramid. Then after a…

Some of my notes from this podcast interview of Barry Schwartz. In the interview he talked about quite a few important points. Some of them that stood out to me are highlighted in bold. 1.…

I read a very interesting paper this week about bricolage and why many women tend to approach computational problems using quite dissimilar approaches. [Paper : Epistemological Pluralism and the Revaluation of the Concrete - By Sherry…

I just finished reading the paper - "Understanding Usability Practices in Complex Domains" by "Parmit K. Chilana, Jacob O. Wobbrock, and Andrew J. Ko". This paper brought out a number of thoughtful points that made…

Consider a coin. When you see a coin what is the first thing that comes to your mind? For me, the first thing that comes to mind is the two faces of the coin. And…

Although there have been numerous articles and publishing s about the way in which online communities are framing our lives, the Ted Talk by Sherry Turkle did a perfect job at summarizing the major pitfalls…

This week's readings touched a very interesting topic - The learnability of a user interface. I believe that among all the metrics of an interface that are studied and analyzed, learnability is perhaps the most…

This week, one of my readings was - "Designing For The Scent of Information" - by Jared M. Spool, Christine Perfetti, and David Brittan. The title of this article seemed to inspired by a popular…