Archive for the ‘User Interface’ Category

Working in product development for middle to large companies it is very easy to hide behind a lot of walls. The “product manager told me so” or the “technically it is not possible” or the “the CEO thought that was  a great feature” one. Practically they exist, but in order to get the user experience […]


After done the trip so many times and every time being annoyed by how crap the user experience is of the airport to city trip. I decided to make a small diary of getting off a plane and getting to Barcelona. The city of Barcelona wants to be a to tourist destination, known for it’s […]


I must admit that designing for small surfaces has one very big benefit: constraints. Designing for a normal screen gives you way more freedom, but it is too easy not to stick to that one thing that really is important. Small screens on the other hand force you to stick to the core, those basics […]


Sometimes there is no way out, saturday, IKEA Hell. After nearly kicking 2 lovely jovely couples that seem to have a romantic moment on a saturday afternoon in IKEA (for God’s sake, how is that possible?) and being distracted by stuff I really don’t want but my wife yes, we arrived at THE QUEUES. THE […]


How do you flush? On a recent visit to Tokyo I was amazed at how fluid the user experience of everything from trains to restaurants is. It seems that whenever you have a question, they have already thought of the answer. One thing that drove me up the wall though after spending 10 min in […]


The Joy of Mashups! What do you get if you join location based information with your camera? Right: augmented reality. An image of an F16 pilot shooting down planes comes to mind. A Dutch company created an app for Android that does precisely so. > Check out the video > Layar´s website > Related: MIT´s […]


How much fun, a desktop OS from Google. Not a surprise, but still a nice message to shake it all up a bit. CNET calls it a nuclear bomb and I guess it is. What does that al mean for the UX sector? Make our life easier. Maybe one day we can stop developing .exe´s […]