Designing for Touch—in French! And Chinese!
Josh Clark’s book Designing for Touch is now available in French, Chinese, and the original English.
Airlines Redesigning Uniforms Find Out How Complicated It Is
The New York Times considers the commitment, iteration and heavy testing that goes into the design of airline uniforms.
Microsoft’s unconventional Surface Studio PC emerged from design process that is equally unconventional (but shouldn’t be).
So We Redid Our Charts…
Video analytics provider Mux overhauled their data visualizations and shared the process.
A Working Pattern Library
Ethan Marcotte on tailoring a pattern library to the habits of the people who use it.
On Design Systems: Dan Mall of Superfriendly
Dan shares insights about building design systems like true products.
The Future of AI Needs To Have More People in It
UC Berkeley’s Anca Dragan says algorithms need to get better at understanding human needs and behaviors.
The Rise of Artificial Intelligence: How AI Will Affect UX Design
Adobe profiled and interviewed Big Medium’s Josh Clark about the opportunities and challenges facing UX designers in a world of machine learning and artificial intelligence.
MVP: I Do Not Think That Word Means What You Think It Means
“Minimum viable product” somehow got corrupted to mean ”the crummiest thing we can get away with taking to market.” Use the real MVP to make better products and reduce risk.
Design in the Era of the Algorithm
Machine learning is technology’s new frontier, and designers have a crucial part to play. Josh Clark explores our new roles and responsibilities when we design for the machines.
The Future of the UX Designer
Designer Anton Sten ponders the future role of digital designers in a world of more and more Alexas, Siris, and other non-visual interfaces.
Algorithm-Driven Design: How AI is Changing Design
Designer Yury Vetrov collected a wide-ranging set of design projects and tools where bots are the designers.
Notification System Design (99+)
Quora designer Henry Modisett shares perspectives on the unique challenges of designing effective, respectful notifications.
The Most Exciting Design Systems Are Boring
Design systems should solve problems that designers confront over and over again, so that they can turn to more interesting challenges.
No Share Buttons on Mobile Sites (Except This One Weird Case)
Only 2 out of every 1000 mobile web users ever tap a custom share button. Don’t even bother including them in mobile sites except when users are coming from a social network.
Systems Smart Enough To Know When They're Not Smart Enough
Google and others offer wrong answers with matter-of-fact authority. How can designers build stronger signals of trust into data-driven interfaces?
Let's Make the World We Want To Live In
At Interaction 17, we took a hard look at the role and responsibility of designers for helping to craft a good society.