User experience and interface designer. I make things: design, mobile, web, apps. UX Director at Bitovi. Author of Articulating Design Decisions. Find me on Twitter / LinkedIn.

The Coffee Shop User Testing Lab

May 22, 2013

In this article I’ll explain a simple, fast way to perform user testing, even with no budget or time. A lot of people don’t immediately see the value in doing user experience testing, partly because it has the perception of being an expensive hassle or just a waste of time. A client recently told me, […]

Take a Step Back – Simple Tips to Quickly Check a Design for Usability

April 12, 2013

Distort your image for a quick usability check

When it comes to creating user interfaces, designers can get too close to the project (literally) and lose sight of basic usability. Sometimes you have to take a step back and obscure your view just enough to see potential usability problems that you might not notice otherwise. Here are some simple things you can do […]