Design Critique: Carbon Health App (v. 1.8.76 iOS)

Screenshots compiled to one image to showcase Carbon Health app on ios three images side by side

A “Seamless” of sorts for healthcare, Carbon Health defines itself as a “modern, tech-enabled healthcare provider designed from the ground up to put patient-care first” (Carbon Health website). The company’s B2B2C (Business-to-Business-to-Consumer) business model works by offering technology solution to clinics around the U.S. and ultimately to consumers (patients) to help “deliver a uniquely seamless …

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Design Critique: SoundCloud (iOS app)

Soundcloud is an “artist-first” open music platform for both listeners and music creators. With a global community of over 100 million users, SoundCloud focuses on emerging artists and less on mainstream music featured on apps like Spotify. The subscription based app become a popular platform for emerging and underground musicians to share their music or …

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Design Critique: Google Translate (iOS app)

Google Translate has been a popular online translation tool since its launch in 2006. A native iOS app, launched in 2011, has expanded its use cases, providing immediate translation services for the mobile user. The conceptual model of the service is the human translator, especially given the convenience of the app — access is quick …

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Design Critique: Adobe Fresco (iPad App)

Adobe Fresco is a digital drawing application developed by Adobe and released in November 2019. The app was created to provide a more ‘painterly’ experience for art-making on iPads, and to compete with similar apps such as Procreate. Eager to try out Adobe’s latest creation, I downloaded the app on its initial release date. Fresco …

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Design Critique: Uber Eats (iOS Application)

Uber Eats, Food Delivery App, UX UI, Don Norman, Design of Everyday Things

Uber Eats is an online Food Ordering and Delivery Platform, Launched by Uber in 2014. Its platform enables users to browse menus, reviews and ratings, order, and pay for food from participating restaurants using an application on the iOS or Android platforms, or through a web browser. Applying Don Norman’s design principles from his publication …

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Design Critique: Coursera (Web Version)

Among all of the online education website, I’ve tried several and even they’re focus on different trajectory, the one that hooks me and motivate me to complete is Coursera which delivering a very “flow” experience. User-centered design employs empathy and in turn increases satisfaction of the end-users. This design critique will be using Norman theories from “The Design of Everyday Things” to analyze the good and bad designs Coursera utilizes.

Design Critique: Google Maps

Google Maps is a Geographical Information System (GIS) platform provided by Google. It offers various types of services with its excellent visualization of complex data. In this article, I will scrutinize several end-users ‘ faced attributes based on Don Norman’s theory in Deign of Everything. Landing Page The landing page of the application is very …

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