Category Archives: User Experience
A few weeks before Christmas at Bill Buxton’s talk in Dublin, I met the lovely Martha Rotter from Idea Magazine who asked me if I would mind answering a few questions about UX for the upcoming “EXPERIENCE” issue of her publication Idea Magazine. I was absolutely delighted to reply “Yes” and now a couple of months later, my contribution is featured in their latest Issue 6 in the “Ask The Expert” section. Continue reading
Toronto is Canada’s largest center for design, and was the IxDA community’s meeting point for its 6th annual Interaction conference and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Interaction Design Association. Continue reading
Almost 3 years have passed since Ethan Marcotte coined the term Responsive Web Design (RWD) in 2010. He defined it as an approach to web design when a site is crafted to provide an optimal viewing experience—easier reading and simplified navigation with minimal resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices. So, how has this approach to design fared so far? Continue reading
In 1968, science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke and film maker Stanley Kubrick released one of the most important masterpieces of science fiction of all time, both in print and in movie form. 2001: A Space Odyssey became almost instantly … Continue reading
Love…the final frontier. Giving a straight definition of love is no easy task. “What is love?” Haddaway musically asked in the 1990s. “Baby, don’t hurt me” was the answer. Nothing definite there, so for the purposes of this post, we are going to treat ‘love’ as ‘liking something very much.’ Our main objective at Graphic Mint is to deliver good User Experience Design all of the time; design so good, that the end-user can’t help but love it. Continue reading
Over the course of years, Graphic Mint has created dozens of exciting products making customers and their users happy with well designed websites, useful applications or memorable graphics. Usually, it is hard for any parent to pick who their favorite son is, and the same applies in my case when picking my favorite projects. However, I finally decided which ones I like the best and feel more proud of. Continue reading
We are delighted to announce to our friends, clients and fans the completion of our latest project: the new Centrecom website and the design of their brand! Centrecom is a broadband and data connectivity company that understands how critical connections … Continue reading
In these globalised times, where it’s easier to talk with someone in another country than with your neighbour next door, many companies have some of their core members working in different continents. Continue reading
Playfulness: An experience is all about engaging someone, make it memorable by injecting some fun. When all is said and done, as humans we value experiences that help us to successfully reach our goals.
Consistency: All parts of the Experience should look and feel, like they’re from the same family, brand and theme.