Sticking to Your UX Core: An Interview with Christine Yoon

Christine Yoon has worked in a range of environments, from the multinational JPMorgan Chase, to the small design incubator Hook & Loop. I spoke with Christine hoping to understand the differences in these environments and how UX designers can succeed in both. Her answer? Stick to core UX principles to be sure that you deliver …

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Write Space, Chrome Application (Good Design)

On occasion I find myself having a difficult time completing an assignment or project; constantly distracted by the other open programs on my desktop. I frequently turn to the browser application Write Space when I do, mainly because its design offers a simple, distraction free environment. Donald Norman would say that simplicity does not equal …

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Kayak iOS App (Bad Design)

The design of the popular flight and travel booking application Kayak frequently leaves users confused and reliant on their long term memory to make use of the app. The main appeal of Kayak is the ability to search and find a wide range of options from one screen, seen below. However, the app becomes difficult …

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