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Storehouse iPhone App: Usability Study

Storehouse iPhone App: Usability Study

In its first year of operation, the Storehouse app for iPhone and iPad has been installed by more than a million people in 215 countries and territories around the world. With a variety of well-known artists and celebrities also flocking to create rich stories with their personal photos and videos, Storehouse has quickly become a vibrant online community that celebrates beauty, diversity, culture and unique learning experiences. 

I set out to test the usability of this mobile application and offer design recommendations to help improve overall user experience...

What Does User Experience Mean to Me?

What Does User Experience Mean to Me?

With our iPhone camera at the ready we ventured forth onto the streets of downtown San Francisco with one question to ask our unsuspecting subjects: "What does User Experience mean to you?"...

3 Things I Learned from Reading Elements of User Experience by Jesse James Garrett

3 Things I Learned from Reading Elements of User Experience by Jesse James Garrett

This book is remarkable. It's clear, concise and an incredible source of inspiration to me as I  journey deeper into the heart of User Experience at Tradecraft.

Catching up on several assignments over the weekend tasked me to reread it and draw from its insights three things that I learned. That proved to be quite a challenge - only because I have learned so much. 

So without further ado, here three of many things I learned...

Welcome to My T.I.L.L (Things I Like List)

Welcome to My T.I.L.L (Things I Like List)

Hello. And welcome.

The fantastic mentor that is Kate Rutter introduced us to sketchnoting on Thursday and so I wanted to work on my skills when it came to the assignment of creating our T.I.L.L. Here is the legible list of thing I like in no particular order...

San Francisco: Land of Opportunities

San Francisco: Land of Opportunities

Be f*cking awesome.

That's all you have to do to uncover a kickass role for yourself in Silicon Valley.

Sounds pretty easy, right?

I mean, I consider myself to be an intelligent Digital Renaissance Man, well-versed in UX & UI design, marketing and the tech startup landscape.

Or so i thought...