Category Archives: User Experience Design

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Free session: Design for Windows 8

Hello all! I will be speaking at the Boston Windows 8 Meetup group next week on the topic  “Designing successful User Experiences for Windows 8 apps.” Come find out what makes a great Windows 8 app, and how you can … Continue reading

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Learn directly from the authors of the Digital Classroom Series

The incredible staff of authors/instructors from Digital Classroom, and AGI Training, are preparing for a great conference in Orlando, Florida this coming February 21st-23rd, 2013. Digital Classroom Live is part of the GOA (Graphics of Americas) conference, and has in-person … Continue reading

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User Experience (UX) class in Boston next week

I will be teaching a two-day UX (User Experience) class near Boston next week at the Woburn, MA classrooms of American Graphics Institute next week: November 29th and 30th. If you have been looking for hands-on UX training consider joining … Continue reading

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Last stop for Windows 8 UX Design training…Cochin India

My last session in India was a little bit smaller, but we still had a great crowd. The Cochin folks were a little more reserved and saved most of their questions for breaks and during labs. As usual, I was … Continue reading

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India…they get it here!

I just finished my first session for UX design for Windows 8 in Bangalore. Participation in the labs was almost 100% with people creating apps from scratch, or refocusing on apps that they already started. It was clear, by the … Continue reading

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India, perfect place to talk about User Experience

I am in India for the first time, and it is to discuss user experience with designers and  developers.  I discovered that the population here is dealing with bad user experiences everywhere they go. My first adventure was a mad … Continue reading

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Using the Frame Control to add Multiple Pages in Expression Blend

I have been asked many times how to add multiple pages to a Silverlight file using Expression Blend. Probably the easiest way to do this is to use the Frame Control and the HyperlinkButton. A Frame control acts as a window that can display other … Continue reading

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Prototyping with Fireworks: Building a Master Page

I work with many different companies creating applications using Windows and Mac OS computers for all types of computers, tablets, and mobile devices. Because Fireworks is part of the Adobe Creative Suite, I’m often asked to show clients how to … Continue reading

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Prototyping software: Review of Microsoft Expression Blend

I teach user experience design classes and often incorporate prototyping software tools as a part of my classes. I am frequently asked, “What is the best prototyping software?” The most popular tools, in no specific order, are SketchFlow, Visio, Balsamiq, … Continue reading

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Fashion for baby

Just finished working with some incredible fashion designers at a major baby equipment supplier. Hard working crew tasked with making car seats, bottles, exercisers and more with a fashion flair. What a fun job…making patterns, coordinating fun textures…these designers rock!

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