2009

December 14, 2009

Announcing the birth of our baby girl

We’re delighted to announce the birth of our beautiful baby girl, Natalie Claire Hebdon. She made her entrance into a stormy, rainy world on Monday December 7, at 8:40 am – that’s nearly 3 weeks earlier than her December 25 ETA.  Albeit a tad early, she still weighed in at a healthy 7 lbs, 10 ounces. Obviously this – Read More –

September 12, 2009

Best of the Web Weekly Roundup: September 5–11

UX Basis: A UX Process and Toolbox

An incredibly useful resource for both UX folks and clients. We need to remember to educate as well as design. UX Basis is way of combining the numerous tools available to us and forming a unified process that sits within a digital agency and it’s other important departments – creative, tech and client services. The beauty about the model is it is fully adaptive to any clients needs, can fit with tech’s agile process and incorporates creative and development at key stages in the creation process.
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September 12, 2009

AZCardinals.com Revamped for 2009 NFL Season Kickoff

We launched a completely redesigned AZCardinals.com last week, just in time for the 2009 NFL season kickoff! The new site now brings fans an improved user experience with a better organized IA (Information Architecture), current visual design, intuitive navigation, immersive video and photo galleries, comprehensive stats and a game day experience. – Read More –

September 12, 2009

DetroitLions.com redesigned and ready for new season!

We launched a completely redesigned DetroitLions.com last week, giving them a much needed fresh start online! The new site now brings fans an improved user experience with a better organized IA (Information Architecture), current visual design, intuitive navigation, immersive video and photo galleries, comprehensive stats and a game day experience. – Read More –

September 12, 2009

Raiders.com Redesigned and Launched

We launched a completely redesigned Raiders.com last week, just in time for the new NFL season. The new site now brings fans an improved user experience with a better organized IA (Information Architecture), current visual design, intuitive navigation, immersive video and photo galleries, comprehensive stats and a game day experience. The Raiders now join the Bills, Seahawks, Titans, Bengals, – Read More –

September 9, 2009

17 Engaging Ways to Experience the 2009 NFL Season

The NFL makes its anticipated return with the first game of the 2009 regular season kicking off on Thursday, 9/10/2009. So lets cut to the chase; how are you going to experience this game, and the rest of the 2009 season? Assuming you won’t be physically attending a game, here’s a cheat sheet to help you weigh up your other 17 choices:

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September 8, 2009

Wearable Technology, the next User Experience Frontier

With the explosion of mobile device usage, technology has never been as portable as it is today. But portability alone does not necessarily determine a productive and satisfying user experience.  Mobile devices are infamous for their poor usability and so looking at the emergence of wearable technology; I cannot but feel a little concerned. Not due to the technology itself, but because a similar situation could follow; technology defining the experience rather than design governing technology.  But before we consider what this means to us as designers, lets take a look at some wearable technology out there, and how it’s being applied. – Read More –

September 4, 2009

Best of the Web Weekly Roundup: Aug 29 – Sept 4

Wireframing Resources An excellent collection of wireframing how-to’s, tips, advice and resources. A great read for both Information Architects and anyone who works with IA’s. Audi Conversations Visualization Click on the “Conversations” link at the bottom of the page.  Here you’ll experience a social media visualization and aggregation of Audi related YouTube videos, Flickr Photos, – Read More –

August 13, 2009

The 65 Most Annoying things about the Web Today

Using the Web can still be a very annoying experience!

Using the Web can still be a very annoying experience!

We’ve come a long way on the web today. Or have we?  While we’ve innovated in many areas, we’ve also continued to disregard pre-existing issues. And in some cases, we have also created new ones. Here is my list of the top 65 most annoying things about the web today. They’re in no particular order, but I have organized them into what I consider core groups. – Read More –

August 11, 2009

Touchable Holography, an Emerging Technology

Mid-air displays have been seen in Science Fiction movies for several decades. As an example of this interactive holographic experience, the recreational “Holodeck” in Star Trek, instantly springs to mind.  While holograms already exist as virtual objects hovering in front of the user, you cannot touch and feel this object. However, amazingly the University of – Read More –

August 6, 2009

NFL.com focuses on Football Fans

NFL.com launched its new Fans section yesterday, which has been designed with the football fan in mind. It’s a major NFL initiative to engage fans, and this new section represents both a step and a long term commitment to this fan-centric philosophy. Here are some of the highlights of the new Fans Section that we designed: – Read More –

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