Design Story: FUBU (For Users, By Users)

About the Project

This project was done in Pratt Institute’s Information Architecture and Interaction Design taught by Craig MacDonald. For this project, my group and I were given the task of redesigning the information architecture for Sesame Workshop (www.sesameworkshop.org) that would make the site’s interface much more user friendly, increasing its usability through improvements of its navigation, layout, and how its contents were displayed.Continue Reading »

A Redesign Proposal for the Voorheesville Public Library Website

In order to propose a redesign for the Voorheesville Public Library’s website, we conducted a user-centered review, test, and analysis of the information architecture and interactive design of the site. It appeared to be clogged with duplicated content in an overly complex structure, and was not adapted for mobile. Our goals were to conduct research and design a more effective user experience for desktop and mobile platforms, in interactive prototypes.… Continue Reading »

Pratt UX/IA Distinguished Speaker Series #1: Abby Covert on February 3

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Please join the Pratt UX/IA group for the first talk in the group’s Distinguished Speaker Series. Abby Covert will present her talk “Make Sense: Information Architecture for Everyone,” to the Pratt community. The talk will be held on February 3, in room 213 of the Pratt Manhattan campus. Please RSVP for the event. Doors will open at 5:45pm.… Continue Reading »