Archives of UX Design

It’s always the designers fault.

One day as you’re driving into work, you notice a tapping sound coming from the car. “Bugger, the clutch is gone” you think to yourself. You arrive at the garage and tell the mechanic that the clutch is gone. Without saying a word, the mechanic replaces the clutch kit to the tune of £800. You […]

How do you use mapping?

Mapping? Through mapping, the basic understanding of a product is communicated within the first micro seconds of use. Mapping in product design, uses spatial correspondence between the layout of the controls and the devices being controlled, it is easy to determine how to use them. Why do I need to care about mapping? As designers, […]

Why should you be doing User-Centered Design?

In the past decade, an awareness has grown for User-centered design (UCD). Whilst many agencies implement a UCD process, many still work on an antiquated system. So why are these forward thinking firms using this system?   1. High Quality Results With users being the sole focus for this design process, the final product will […]