Design Critique: Babbel (Iphone App)

INTRODUCTION:

 

Babbel is a language learning Application available for both online and mobile platforms. Developed by Lesson Nine GmbH in tandem with a team of language learning experts the app encourages development of over 14 different languages with 10-15 minute “bite sized” lessons that increase in difficulty as you progress through the program. The developers claim through user confidence, comprehension, and retention their app is proving itself as one of the most effective learning apps on the market.… Continue Reading »

child in origami star box

Educational and Inspirational

Origamispirit.com delivers a successful user experience, clearly identifying it as a passion-pursuit website by Leyla Torres aimed at teaching and sharing the joys of origami. There’s room for improvement, but even as is, orgamispirit.com provides an enjoyable experience that makes users want to return.

Origamispirit.com clearly understands its users, which, according to Jesse James Garrett* in The Elements of User Experiences, is the core discipline of information architecture.… Continue Reading »

Design Critique: Samsung Smart TV Web Browser

Samsung Logo

Introduction

The Samsung Smart TV is a television set that is intended to go beyond the conventional TV. It allows for video and music streaming, app based games, and also web browsing. This Critique will focus on the function of the Samsung Smart TV’s web browser app that allows users to connect to and browse the internet.… Continue Reading »