Clever email UX

A few years ago, Thunderbird I think were the first ESP to check for the word “attachment” when you went to send and email, and if there was no attachment, it would say – “hey, we noticed you wrote attachment, but there is nothing attached.” This was a fantastic solution to a common problem of… Continue reading Clever email UX

My dream job

It might sound funny, or at least it did to me when I thought of it, but my dream job is… to redesign Oracle. Its not sexy, or cool, but its a bloody pain in the ass to use, and as a UX designer, all I want to do is make things easy to use,… Continue reading My dream job

Lessons learnt from the gov.uk design principles

Gov.uk have a pretty good set of design principles and its admirable that the government can be steadfast and resolute about what they are trying to do. Gov.uk design principles Start with needs Do less Design with data Do the hard work to make it simple Iterate. Then iterate again. Build for inclusion Understand context… Continue reading Lessons learnt from the gov.uk design principles