Design Critique: iRobot app (for Roomba)

Introduction I was tasked to review a digital interface against Don Norman’s design principles in his book, The Design of Everyday Things. I reviewed an app called iRobot. The app is installed on my iPhone. iRobot is used to perform, monitor, and troubleshoot actions on the Roomba vacuum cleaner, a robot that vacuums your home …

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Design Story: Redesigning the NYC Parks Homepage

About the Project The design project for Information Architecture and Interaction Design course during Pratt’s 2020 Fall semester surrounded a redesign of the NYC Parks website. I teamed up with Jiae Oh and Zhichun Zhou. The name of our team, and what I will refer to us as, is Team Green. My role as Project …

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Design Critique: Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor is a tool that allows users to explore and book travel experiences. Although travel hasn’t been in the books during the pandemic, the website is reminiscent of better times. On a brighter note, it does provide ideas of places one can go by car that are near their local town. At first glance, …

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Weekly Crit: Peloton

In the “Elements of User Experience”, Jesse James Garrett breaks down the user experience process into five elements or planes: strategy, scope, structure, skeleton, and surface. Today I will be critiquing Peloton’s website with these five elements in mind. Strategy: product objectives & user needs As Jesse mentions, this is the most abstract element. I …

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