Christine Wu

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A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Books

5 psychology secrets for great interaction design

It’s becoming more important every day for your designs to connect more with users and include a “human element.” Website and user experience design needs to feel real, from aesthetics to interactions to motion (perceived and real) to emotional connection.<p>The problem designers most often encounter …

UI Design

25 Sweet Potato Recipes That Go Beyond Mini-Marshmallows

The sweet potato is so much more than just a vehicle for mini-marshmallows in these recipes.<p><b>It's the perennial debate: Do your sweet potatoes need marshmallows or not?</b> Strong arguments have been advanced on both sides, but if you're looking to experiment, these sweet roots can be much more than …

Cooking

Beyond Whole Wheat: 4 Delightful Whole-Grain Pie Crusts

Reaching for whole wheat flour or whole wheat pastry flour is an easy way to work whole grain nutrition into a simple pie dough. In doing so, you'll …

Whole Grain

How To Make No-Knead Bread — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

You might be thinking that a hearty, rustic loaf of bread like this one — with its shatteringly thin crust and tender, tangy interior — requires …

Baking

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>You've made it to Friday, which means it's time to treat yourself to a roundup of links we love. Go ahead, procrastinate a little.</i><p>In keeping with the theme of spring and new beginnings, we’re freshening up our links post a bit -- every Friday from here on out, we'll be sharing some of our favorite …

3 Delicious, Classic Italian Pastas

Courtesy of a man named Fabio.<p>The problem with a face cover is that it suggests that the author could be too busy developing a cookware line and taping a reality show to make sure his cookbook's recipes work. But no profit-seeking publishing house would let a handsome "Top Chef fan favorite" named …

Ideo Imagines 18 Packaging Concepts For The Future

From a medication bottle that “ripens” with age to a 4G mixtape that hooks up to iTunes, these new designs push the limits of quotidian packaging.<p>Browse through any design monograph or website and you’re bound to come across such terms as “tinkering,” “iterative thinking,” and “prototyping.” In the …

Packaging Design

How To Eliminate Customer Angst–And Improve Your Bottom Line

Start by mapping out what’s working for your customers and what’s not. Rejigger whatever makes them fed up and profit in the meanwhile.<p>The last thing you want is to make your customers miserable. We call these “pain points”–when a company’s inefficiencies make customers feel frustrated or uncertain …

Customer Experience