Design Critique: Coursera (Web Version)

Among all of the online education website, I’ve tried several and even they’re focus on different trajectory, the one that hooks me and motivate me to complete is Coursera which delivering a very “flow” experience. User-centered design employs empathy and in turn increases satisfaction of the end-users. This design critique will be using Norman theories from “The Design of Everyday Things” to analyze the good and bad designs Coursera utilizes.

Design Critique: Venmo (iOS)


What is venmo? Venmo is a mobile application that helps you to pay and request money from your friends. At its core, Venmo provides a social way to pay your friends when you owe them money and don’t want to deal with cash.  mY GOAL The goal was to pay $100 to Lillian Yang. I …

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Expert Voices Interview with Lauren Dukes, UX Designer at Design Systems International

I had the honor of interviewing Ms. Lauren Dukes, a UX Designer who has been working for Design Systems International since October, 2020. Formerly an Interior Designer as well as a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) who served in Albania, Lauren uses the skills and practices learned from her prior experiences to her product design …

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Evaluation Story – The Archivist Round Table

About This project was for The Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. via the Center of Digital Experiences at Pratt Institute. The NYC Archivists Round Table was founded in 1979 and is known as a nonprofit organization. Serving a diverse group of more than 400 archivists , librarians, and record managers in the …

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Design Critique: Uber (iOS App)

Uber is an American transportation network company that offers services of matching passengers to vehicles, founded over a decade ago. The company currently operates in 60+ countries and 700+ metropolitan areas. Over the past few years, Uber has established itself as one of the leading ride-hailing companies across the globe, making itself synonymous with the …

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