A few months back Fast Company’s Co.Design blog published a controversial post that triggered a lot of discussion. In their article provocatively titled User-Led Innovation Can't Create Breakthroughs; Just Ask Apple and Ikea, Jens Martin Skibsted and Rasmus Bech Hansen wrote: “[User-centered design] doesn’t work.
Every time we create one of these files we notice just how much has changed. I'm not talking about the obvious stuff like iCloud, Siri or Notifications.
By now most people working in the digital channel will have heard some of the buzz about content strategy. But unless you’ve worked on a UX project with a content strategy component, its exact role can be a bit of a mystery.
Here at T+L we believe that a brand’s online presence and activity should always be both useable and useful to its customers. This rule applies to social media as well.
Yesterday marked our 9th year in business. Every year I write an anniversary post (8,7,6) and try to reflect on where we are at and what we have learned over past year.
Earlier this year we were working on an update for our iPad app TweetMag. We were having some issues with how the app was retrieving content.
With the recent launch of their new Superphones lineup, we helped Bell Mobility develop a campaign that not only introduced Superphones but also showed customers just how super they really are. As the capabilities of smartphones continue to escalate, it's become clear that premium handsets needed to be better positioned for customers to fully understand their superior attributes.
We don't normally cross-post Labs content, but this experiment is so cool we couldn't resist. If you haven't already, check out their latest (includes video) on the Touch Vision Interface.
Yes, we <3 Android, too! One of the challenges of an ever-changing digital channel, is that we find ourselves spending more and more time designing for various platforms and form factors.
I was recently working on a platform redesign project for a client with a broad customer base. Their product and service offering is something that appeals to people with diverse demographics and technographics across Canada.
Since 2007, A List Apart, has been conducting surveys "for people who make websites" in an effort to collect a picture of the industry. They have been able to attract approximately 26,000-35,000 respondents annually, from all over the world.
On June 6th, at the WWDC 2011 Keynote, Apple's CEO Steve Jobs introduced highly anticipated products including: OS X Lion, iOS 5, and iCloud, in promising efforts to bridge the gap between their two operating systems and enable a more flexible and fluid workflow on all devices. Mac OS X Lion, the latest version of the Mac operating system, was said to have "over 250 new features" including Mission Control, Launchpad, and Multi-Touch Gestures, all working to turn the Mac OS X experience closer to what we expect from the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.