My case studies show my work process, problem-solving approach and what I learned. Since case studies are often dry facts, I’ve injected some story-telling while still showing:
PROBLEM > APPROACH > SOLUTION > WHAT I LEARNED.
I’ll gradually fill in all these stories.
WHAT I LEARNED FROM 29 YEARS OF DESIGN
What I learned about expert systems and decisive action from electronics class.
#2 UX lessons from designing Fourier Analysis
What I learned about coding and harmonics from building a graphical fourier analysis tool.
#3 UX lessons from designing a Robot
What I learned about feedback loops and optimization from building a super-fast robot.
#4 UX lessons from designing a Food Irradiator
What I learned about integrity, intuition and how to not kill people with software.
What I learned about personas and context from designing a life-critical system.
How listening to users turned a freeware side project into the #1 selling software in the world.
How I learned that quality of experience determines the value of product features and functions.
#8 UX lessons from designing a Game
What I learned about gamification and appealing to people’s better natures.
#9 UX lessons from designing an OS Enhancement
What I learned about redesigning legacy systems from enhancing an OS.
#10 UX lessons from designing a Web Browser
How I learned that stakeholders don’t know what users want. Only users do.
#11 UX lessons from inventing Widgets & a Social Sharing System
How I learned the power of storytelling and the danger of doing too much.
#12 UX Lessons from kung fu & dance
How my outside interests taught me amazing lessons about flow design.
#13 UX lessons from designing for Payment Systems
My deep dive into designing every part of the e-commerce, mobile and B2B payments experience.
#14 UX lessons from designing for Healthcare
What I learned about simplicity from designing for the elderly and disabled.
#15 UX lessons from Help Design
Designing in-site and in-app help has helped me use content and context better in design.