5 of the most awesome interactive online music videos from 2013

Garrett Heath is a technology storyteller with Rackspace and an enchilada fan who maintains SA Flavor, a blog on where to eat in San Antonio.Music videos have evolved a lot since Elvis rocked a jailhouse, the Beatles had a hard day’s night and The Buggles killed the radio ...

 

User Experience Versus Users

“Recently, … it seems that user experience is increasingly playing a role in formulating designs that diametrically oppose users’ wants and needs for the sake of generating greater profits.”The field of user experience has, from its inception, championed the notion that meeting users’ needs is the path to ...

 

13 Inspiring Service & App Websites

I really like when I bump into well designed product/service/app websites. It is a pleasure to check out ideas that present themselves in a nice and well thought out way. This is why today we gathered some stunning examples of services and apps that are represented with a ...

 

Silicon Valley’s New Obsession With Beauty

Silicon Valley has always been obsessed with efficiency. But lately, it is also obsessed with beauty.In a place where engineers have reigned supreme, the new tech talent war is for designers. Tech companies are focusing not just on the behind-the-scenes technology that makes a site or app run,

 

Fritz Kahn: The Little-Known Godfather of Infographics

How a German gynecologist transformed science into visual poetry and laid the foundations of modern information graphics.Around the time when Austrian sociologist, philosopher, and curator Otto Neurath was building his ISOTYPE visual language, which laid the foundation for pictogram-based infographics, another infographic pioneer was doing something even more ...

 

The Future of Google Search - MarketerGraham.com

Google has truly defined the way that we consume information. Not only defining how we search but designing the interfaces that we use to filter and find information. This year at Google I/O, there were several amazing new introductions in every category. However, one of the most notable ...

 

The Growing Intricacies of Responsive Web Design

“While most critics would agree that responsive Web design (RWD) won’t be going away any time soon, it is important to realize that the approach has not yet fully matured and is continuing to evolve.”Web design trends often take off rapidly, then quickly fade to obscurity. While most ...

 

9 Ways to Stay Creative

Being in the creative industry is a fun job, we get to create all sorts of different art and designs, whether it be graphic or web related. Staying creative however can be a tough task at times, especially when we are trying to create something that has never ...

 

UIE Brain Sparks

Giving critique is not an easy task. Doing it constructively and effectively without hurting someone’s feelings or coming off as cruel and inflexible is difficult. Being able to successfully critique and create design studios is so important we’ve dedicated many articles and podcasts to the topic, along with ...

 

Avoiding Demographics When Recruiting Participants: An Interview with Dana ...

User research works best when you match your participants to the people who will use your designs. It makes sense that teams would try to use the demographics, often compiled by the organization's market research team, as the basis of their recruiting efforts. However, this can be problematic.

 

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