There are just certain aspects of British culture that you just don’t question. Things like the proper way to make a cup of tea, that fish and chips tastes better on a beach, the inevitable silence and lack of conversation on the tube. And of course, the subject of today’s blog (well partially); queuing. There’sRead more
So being a bit of an (massive) Apple fan-girl, I was unbelievably excited when the new iPad Pro arrived in our office at the end of last week. There’s something about that simple white box and imagery that just calls to you and tells you that greatness lies within. I was a bit late whenRead more
Coming from a development background, with a lot of experience in HTML and CSS, I was recently asked to create the new templates for Akendi’s training emails and I relished the opportunity. My experience with writing HTML and CSS, the creative brief for the emails and the designs from the Visual Design team looked like noRead more
Coming from a development background, from an old school development house, I have encountered a lot of varying responses to UX Design from previous colleagues. And there have been some stark contrasts, from total acceptance and buy in, to a complete disregard for the importance of upfront validated design. To me, I never could understandRead more
As UX professionals, we design products and experiences that are intuitive, easy to use. What happens when a product is released that isn’t clear, and users have to reach for the manual? If you have any interaction with the Software Development industry, it’s likely that you’ve heard of the Agile Methodology. Agile focuses on smallRead more
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