Better designed products

In 2017 I wrote that soon we will see better designed products because companies which make design tools were getting big rounds of venture capital. While this has been true, I am now seeing some very well designed products. But not because someone used better tool to make them, but because they were made more …

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Looking at Users

(Note: If you are reading this in email, I recommend reading it on the site, as this post has informative images) People look at people differently. Thus they come to radically different conclusions, and get different ideas about them. Users as numbers and dots Some (like marketers) see users/people/humans as pure abstractions. Dots, or numbers. …

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Most digital products suck because you can’t get your hands on them (literally)

The problem with most digital products is that you can't touch them. Let me go out on a limb here and say that touching is one of the most basic human.. wants (can the word 'want' be noun-ed? I don't know, but you know what I mean). Think about a red bench with a sign …

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Multi-touch large screen museum painting mind-bending awesome stuff

https://youtu.be/N3TDeFEr-c8 This is something we found at the Escher Museum in the Hague, Netherlands. I love the experience of Multi-touch on a very large screen. The final image is shown below, taken from here. Of course, I strongly recommend checking out the mind-bending work of this guy. Mr. Jobs himself marketed multi-touch as awesome. I …

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