Steven Whitaker

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Creating Personas

Cooper, co—founded by industry giant Alan Cooper and his wife Sue, is a leading user experience and service design consultancy based in San …

UX Design

The ultimate guide: How to become a UX Designer

But a formalized university education certainly doesn’t hurt. Unfortunately, you won’t find a huge selection of formal UX university programs, but you can certainly break into the field with a related degree in psychology, human-computer interaction, graphic design, visual design, UI design, and …

Composition vs. Inheritance: How to Choose?

Inheritance

58 signs of a good user interface - WBD

A good user interface and high conversion it simple to use. That is, it is good for business, and for the people using it. Here is a list of ideas …

UX Design

Collectivism and the presumption of guilt

Back in March of 2012, First Lady Michelle Obama told a charming and funny story about how she supposedly slipped out to a Target department store on …

Choosing the Right Metrics for User Experience

UX strategists need to take charge of the metrics for online experiences. First, we’ll look at the current state of metrics in most organizations and …

Creating Style Guides

Several years ago, I was working on a large, complex application. It was a bit of a legacy project: many different designers and front-end developers …

Style guide links

As a follow up to my article on <i>A List Apart</i> I thought I would put together a list of links that have been extremely helpful to me as I’ve thought …

Style Guides

Five Tips for Conducting Scientific Research in the UX World

Despite the fact that research plays such a pivotal role in the practice of user-centered design, much has been written about how to approach it in a …

Gryphon Hunting: The Painting

Since this is a night scene I am starting out with colder colors, but I'm still working monochrome. Usually I work in monochromatic browns because …

There Are a Lot of People Comparing Obama’s New Iran Deal With a Significant (and Very Bad) Moment in History

Both Israeli lawmakers and conservative pundits have compared the deal over Iran’s nuclear program secured in Geneva this weekend with the Munich Agreement of 1938 in which European nations agreed to allow Nazi Germany to annex parts of Czechoslovakia.<p>Of the deal, then British Prime Minister …

10 Things... About Value

Pictured above, the nude contains a sharp line of contrast between light skin and shadowed skin, similar values blend. Below, small thumbnails start …

How to get hired

10 Questions that will get you gigs.<p><b>Artists!</b> If you’re done working for exposure and want real artistic opportunities to come to you, here are ten …

Taco Bell

Seven Deadly Sins Carousel: Greed

And then something happened that is not uncommon to a free-lancer trying to do his own work. Most of my time belonged to my clients and there was …

Ecosystems 101: Saving Florida's Springs

When we talk about photo ecosystems, the term is mostly being used as an analogy:<p><i>• How do all of these things work together?<br>• Are there positive</i> …

Sustainability

Photographer Captures Concealed Underwater River in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula

To the perceptive eye, one can tell that there is something unusual about the underwater images shot by underwater photographer Anatoly Beloshchin. …

Scuba Diving

Readers Shoot Back: Sergey Zaytsev

You can easily kill an afternoon scanning the excellent work that readers upload to the site's Flickr group. Every now and then one will really stop …

Nikon D-series

Cartoon face coloring

serge birault<p>Friday, May 10, 2013<p>-By Serge Birault<p>Here's a small video process. A lot of people asked me for videos, so let's go ... It's just the …