Product as Hero Storyboard

Product as Hero Storyboard

Long time readers know I am completely obsessed with story architecture, and use it in many things: writing (of course), presentations and even product design. I have a version of the story   that is particularly useful when trying to design…

The Myths of UX Design/ Product Design/Whatever They Call It This Week

The Myths of UX Design/ Product Design/Whatever They Call It This Week

As with my other “myth” article, it starts with me reading an essay, frothing at the mouth a bit, running out of characters on Twitter and ending up here where I can type more than 140 characters. Like the previous…

A Library of Visual Thinking

A Library of Visual Thinking

Over the last two years, I’ve deeply committed to working visually. I’ve sketchnoted talks, used visual stories to innovate, and taught a few hundred people to do the same. Over and over I have found this approach improves both quality,…

The Sunday Report

The Sunday Report

Because I’m teaching Story and about do do a unit on Interactive Fiction, this is the bulk of my research this week. “Your Brain On Story features futurist Jason Silva on why and how people are hardwired for stories and…

Time Travel by Book

Time Travel by Book

A twitter conversation prompted me to look up a booklist I kept in 2001. Kinda awesome.   Via the Wayback machine! Information Architecture and User Centered Design Reading List This list has grown long and unwieldy, but until I have…

Places Make Us

Places Make Us

My Keynote from Midwest UX is available. it is about how, as we make places, places make us back. We must be careful and caring as we design the new worlds people live in online.   Christina Wodtke — Places…