When I was applying to one particular job at a UX form in Stockholm the issue of my MBA came up in the interview.
‘ How is your MBA useful in the UX area ?’ they asked.
Now, I had never given this much thought and had seriously considered removing the MBA from my CV but my pride (and all the hours […]
I can’t imagine designing without making [physical products],
I love making prototypes. We go right from idea to prototypes. I just love making objects.
Prototypes create this dramatic shift in the conversation – suddenly it becomes tangible and the silence goes away.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Great post The Problem With “Innovation” in which he cites […]
During the last few months I have been involved number of projects that involved a considerable amount of user research and testing. Through this process, I have interviewed over 50 persons for a number of digital and physical devices. There are already a large number of posts discussing user research planning and structure so I didnt really see the need for […]
Over the last few years I have found myself, more the once, saying things that make me stop and think – ‘Whoa that is something my father would say’. I began to realize that much of my design and general ‘creation’ methods and philosophy comes from my father.
My father would not call himself a designer, although when asked what he did […]
The last few months have been a very intense time as I have recently changed jobs. In my new role, Interaction Design is a critical part of the job […]
Last week, after the latest Apple ‘Lallapalooza, juggernaut, mother of all product releases’ event for the Ipad 2, I began to think seriously about brands. I found it interesting that a brand (Apple) can command such a following for a product release. How do such brands develop such passionate followers ? Note: for the record I followed the release myself […]
A very well produced interview with Erik Speikermann. I was particularly taken by his take on a few points of the design process:
1. His Creative Process
I look at design inspirations for a long time – I look through books, on the internet and then I begin to sketch what I have seen. […]
After many years at my existing employer, I have decided to move on.
In March 2011, I will begin employment as an Interaction Architect at the digital consultancy Antrop in Stockholm.
I am extremely excited about this role and look forward to working with this group of creative, experienced […]