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The Laws of Simplicity / John Maeda. John Maeda: Designing for simplicity. Beyond Desktop Research: The Immersion Trip. The success of an immersion trip depends on preparation before the team departs.

Beyond Desktop Research: The Immersion Trip

Trips lasting five days with 8-10 participants work best because it’s easier to clear schedules for short time periods. Prepare the team The first step is communicating the value of the research trip. Interaction Design Foundation (IxDF) Usability and user experience (UX) are not the same thing: the usability of a product is a crucial part that shapes its UX, and hence falls under the umbrella of UX.

Interaction Design Foundation (IxDF)

While many might think that usability is solely about the “ease of use” of a product, it actually involves a great deal more than that. So, let’s find out more about usability here and be absolutely certain about the nature of this fundamental building block of our craft! The ISO 9241-11 standard on usability describes it as: “The extent to which a product can be used by specified users to achieve specified goals, with effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction in a specified context of use. ” – ISO 9241 Ergonomics of Human System Interaction.

– A disability simulator for the web. Design. Design Inclusive Design Checklist – Automattic Design. A Designer’s Code of Ethics. A designer is first and foremost a… When you decide who you’re designing for, you’re making an implicit statement about who you’re not designing for.

A Designer’s Code of Ethics. A designer is first and foremost a…

For years we referred to people who weren’t crucial to our products’ success as “edge cases”. We were marginalizing people. And we were making a decision that there were people in the world whose problems weren’t worth solving. Facebook now claims to have two billion users. 1% of two billion people, which most products would consider an edge case, is twenty million people.

Those are the people at the margins. “When you call something an edge case, you’re really just defining the limits of what you care about.” — Eric Meyer. Evolving Coursera’s Brand Identity. Today, we’re excited to share Coursera’s new brand identity, a reflection of our commitment to make transformative learning accessible, inclusive, and impactful for all.

Evolving Coursera’s Brand Identity

As we continue to serve our global community of learners, partners, and customers, our new identity expresses the power and potential of every learner—and every learning opportunity—on Coursera. Learning has the power to positively transform our world. It’s the reason Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng founded Coursera in 2012 with the mission to provide everyone, everywhere, access to the world’s best learning. Today, in partnership with more than 200 leading university and industry educators, Coursera has evolved into a global learning platform where over 75 million learners have come to learn job-relevant skills and earn career-advancing credentials. Everyone is a designer. Get over it. Recently, Jared Spool caught my attention with an article about how Netflix’s performance engineers are actually designers.

Everyone is a designer. Get over it.

It’s a provocative idea, but it makes sense. What to do when nobody notices you: the power of the ‘300 Rule.’ An hour later… Three measly likes and a comment from a stalker.

What to do when nobody notices you: the power of the ‘300 Rule.’

What happened? Doesn’t the world appreciate quality art/tweets/photography/film-making/writing anymore? THE GAP by Ira Glass. Quote by Ira Glass: “Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, ...” Playbook - Achieve your career goals. Hue Are You? What Color Can Mean for Your Nonprofit Marketing Strategy - Clairification. What emotions align with your nonprofit mission and brand identity?

Hue Are You? What Color Can Mean for Your Nonprofit Marketing Strategy - Clairification

Education Exchange. Education Exchange. Visual Design is a project-based curriculum that develops key digital communication skills such as design, project management, research and communication, and photography, graphic design and illustration, and page layout technical skills using Adobe tools.

Education Exchange

Visual Design can be used in graphic design education or in more general career and technical education. Each project builds on lessons learned previously and contains an instructor guide (with learning objectives, step-by-step teaching instructions, assessment rubric, and details on alignment to the Adobe Certified Associate exams) and a series of activities to teach students. Activities include student technical guides, worksheets, best practice guides and demo assets.

Utilize the entire curriculum, individual projects, or individual activities to adapt this content to your course. Download the entire curriculum > Navigating Design Careers Tickets, Multiple Dates. RVA Design Group is committed to increasing the accessibility of design and technology to the Richmond community.

Navigating Design Careers Tickets, Multiple Dates

With the effects of racial and social injustices and a looming pandemic, we are experiencing a time of uncertainty where we finally recognize something that has been missing. We are hosting Navigating Design Careers introduce and design to people who we have overlooked for far too long. These events are for professionals who want to shift careers and students who have not been allowed to consider it for their future. Session 1:UX Career Panel Discussion 9/25 @ 12-1 pm. Richmond Design Group. Brand & Logo Questionnaire: 24 Questions to Get You Started. Developing a brand identity is one area of marketing that’s often overlooked.

Brand & Logo Questionnaire: 24 Questions to Get You Started

Because it doesn’t provide direct, measurable results, it’s usually the last thing a company is willing to spend their money on. But what the most successful companies know is that defining a solid brand identity helps establish the groundwork needed to pursue marketing tactics that support lead generation and customer loyalty. So, where do you begin? The key is to start the branding process with a clear direction. Pingpong. Collaborators: Meadowale Secondary School, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Principles of Design: Emphasis — Ctrl+Paint - Digital Painting Simplified. (1) Image size, Dimension, & Resolution in Adobe Photoshop Ep4/33 [Adobe Photoshop for Beginners] (1) Pixels, Image Size and Resolution.

(1) The Difference Between Image Size And Image Resolution. (1) What Is Image RESOLUTION? - Digital Art Tutorial. (1) Image Size and Resolution Explained (correction at 1:05 in the description) What is Resolution? - All About Images - Research Guides at University of Michigan Library. Professional Publications Some professional, high-end printers may require images to be up to 600 ppi for printing.

Always check with your printer/publisher about required image resolution before submitting images. Non-Professional Non-professional printers such as inkjet, laser, and other common printers can best print images that are at least 200 to 300 ppi and higher. For images that just need to "look good", 200 ppi will work. *Viewing Distance Factor Screen images are different than images for printing because we must think about the pixel dimensions of monitors, TVs, projectors, or display, rather than PPI.