Michelle Coetsee

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The Front End of Experience Design

Engagement design. Experience design. Design Thinking. Focusing on experience <i>IS</i> the future of successful retail strategies, of brand building, of service and of product design. There are extraordinarily talented practitioners of experience design and some great examples happening right now, mapping …

User Dashboard

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The PC As Game Console -- A Closer Look At The Alienware Alpha's Custom User Interface

It’s probably time to forget about Steam Machines. When Dell and Alienware debuted their Alpha PC console at E3 earlier this year, I confidently predicted it would be the ideal gateway to teleport Xbox and PlayStation diehards into a frustration-free PC gaming experience. I recently took a deeper …

Samsung's new Galaxy S5 teaser hints at new user interface

Samsung is teasing the upcoming Galaxy S5 in a new image that could be hinting at the incoming redesign of TouchWiz.<p>Speed, Outdoor, Curiosity, Fun, Social, Style, Privacy, Fitness and Life are the nine attributes that will characterize the Galaxy S5, according to Samsung. The device will be powered …

Xamarin 3 Launches With UI Design Tool For iOS Apps, Cross-Platform Interface API And More

Xamarin has long been one of the most popular tools for building cross-platform mobile applications and today, the company is taking a major step forward by launching version 3.0 of its service. The highlights of today’s release are the launch of Xamarin Designer for iOS, which can almost …

iOS 8 code shows iPad split-screen, Maps transit in the works; Health interface changed late in development

In the several months leading up to Apple’s 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference, we reported on several features on tap for iOS 8, the new iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch operating system, and OS X Yosemite. Many of the features we reported on were announced last week: improved messaging, revamped …

In light of Kinect-less Xbox One, interface changes in the works

With the Xbox One set to be decoupled from the Kinect next month, Microsoft is working on changes to the console's user interface in an effort to make controller-based navigation more viable, reports Engadget.<p>Earlier today, Microsoft announced that it will effectively drop the price of the Xbox One …

PS4 user interface images offer a clearer look at mobile, tablet integration

Sony Computer Entertainment released a handful of updated and new images of the PlayStation 4 user interface as it will appear on the console itself and the associated app for smartphones and tablets. While some of the images have been seen before — some of them in action in this PS4 UI video — the …

Exploring the Design Process

With the popularity of responsive design, it seems like the process and tools that have been used in the past are certainly not ideal for the present. So what is the best solution?<p>Lets explore the available options and discuss how we communicate with our client as well as our developers in this …

Google’s HTML5 Web Designer Gets Animation Tools, Deeper AdWords And DoubleClick Integrations

Last September, Google launched Web Designer, a free tool for Mac, Windows and Linux that makes it easy for anybody to build interactive HTML5 sites and ads. Since its launch, Web Designer got a couple of minor updates, but today’s release is the first major update in a long time and brings quite a …

Typography and User Experience in Web Design

Typography - the most often neglected part of the internet sometimes, but arguably one of the most important.<p>Oliver Reichenstein of information Architects once said that "Web Design is 95% Typography." This holds true. Not only is type use to convey information, but it is also used to navigate and …

General Assembly Launches Dash, A Tool For Coding Newbies

As General Assembly moves away from co-working and focuses more heavily on educating entrepreneurs and startups, the company is releasing a brand new tool to the public. It’s called Dash, and it’s an interactive online program that helps teach people how to code through a series of interactive …

Refrigerators Are Now Food Conservation Systems

They say words have power – for example don’t call it a bowl of veggies, call it a bowl of stir-fried exotic vegetables with tangy sauce, dollops of …

Unbelievable Paper Sculpture Birds by Diana Herrera

Most definitely paper has got to be one of the trickiest materials to work with, even more when you're going full sculptor and you start coming up …

Bottled Up Emotion Series by Olivia Boudreau

One of my favourite series at the 99th OCADU Grad Exhibition from this past weekend.