Beauty as a source of value

Beauty as a source of value

Beauty is an important ingredient of our daily lives. We admire and praise the beauty of nature, architecture, music, other people… Given its pervasiveness, the lack of research addressing aesthetics in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) is striking. ~Marc Hassenzahl...
UX thesis digital curation

UX thesis digital curation

Curation has a distinguished history in cultural institutions. In galleries and museums, curators use judgment and a refined sense of style to select and arrange art to create a narrative, evoke a response, and communicate a message. As the digital landscape becomes...
Seminar on Design & Emotion – 12/13 Jan 2012

Seminar on Design & Emotion – 12/13 Jan 2012

[wide][wide] The first Brazilian Seminar on Design and Emotion will take place in Porto Alegre, the capital of the southernmost state in the country, on 12-13 January 2012. It will be the first initiative of the Design and Emotion Society in South America, launching...
About User Experience

About User Experience

[wide][/wide] Three points about User Experience. User experience should not be only about use We seem to undermine what is happening to computing. Interactions with computing systems become subtle, part of natural human activities, such as walking in a city,...
Design collaboration behind Nokia’s 1st Windows Phone

Design collaboration behind Nokia’s 1st Windows Phone

[wide][/wide] Nokia Lumia 800: an in-depth video documentary about the design collaboration story behind Nokia’s first Windows Phone. The Nokia Lumia 800 builds on Nokia’s “fabula” design language, a visual style that has been created to be used across a range...