Design Critique: Costco Wholesale (Desktop)

Costco Wholesale Corporation is a popular American multinational corporation that operates a chain of membership-only big-box retail stores. They are known for their bulk-sales business model that primarily focuses on warehouse purchases instead of online product sales. Their e-commerce website allows members to purchase selected items for delivery. In this post, I will critique the …

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Design Critique: Spotify (Web Desktop App)

Spotify, the worlds’ most popular and widely used music platform, is a digital music and podcast streaming service that gives its users access to a multitude of songs and podcast content from all over the world.  In this post, I will critique the functionality, aesthetics and usability of several pages and utilities of the Spotify …

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Design Critique: Peloton (iPhone App)

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Peloton is a workout streaming platform that can be accessed by anyone who has a Peloton membership. The classes can be streamed live or saved for later. Classes include running, strength, biking, yoga, and more. The layout of the application is easy to use for a variety of people to interact with smoothly.

Design Critique: Reddit

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banner image credit: https://adsider.com/the-front-page-of-the-internet-reddit-profile/ Reddit is a social media and news aggregator website. Users can join and create communities called “subreddits” that focus on topics, cultures, geographies, fandom or any other area of interest. Engagement takes the form of liking and disliking (“upvoting” and “downvoting”) as well as commenting on, sharing and creating posts. “Subreddits” …

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Design Critique: Roomi (iOS App)

Roomi is a website and application that assists people in finding roommates or sublets all over the world. The application and website assist users in finding anything from month-to-month to full-year leases. Members set up profiles with their housing preferences, chat with possible roommates and organize bookings or viewings. The platform focuses on simplifying finding accommodation, …

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Design critique: Metro-North Railroad(Android App)

Metro-North Railroad, also known as MTA Metro-North, is a suburban commuter rail service run by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, a public authority of the U.S. state of New York and under contract with the Connecticut Department of Transportation. Metro-North runs service between New York City and its northern suburbs in New York and Connecticut. It …

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Design Critique: Twitch (iOS App)

Twitch is a popular live streaming service and application that allows people to interact with each other through chats and video broadcasts. This streaming platform offers a large variety of topics (music, cooking, lifestyle, etc.), with video games currently being the dominant subject.  Twitch is available on their website, iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, consoles (PS4, …

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Design Critique: AutoCAD LT 2020

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AutoCAD (Computer-Aided Design) is an industry-standard drafting program used across architectural and engineering professions. This tool allows users to quickly and precisely draft plans, sections, and details more efficiently than by hand. While AutoCAD has 3D capabilities, this design critique will focus on interface elements and several 2D drafting tools. Navigating the Model Space Upon …

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Design Critique: Photos (iPhone App)

Millions of Apple users have Photos on their iPhones as a digital memory box. It gives users quick and easy access to all users’ photos and videos, and there are so many intriguing and fun opportunities that users can do in the edit screen. However, I found some problems from the user perspective based on …

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