Here is a teaser for a seminar next semester: Read a more detailed (german) description here. Also: Overview about my teaching activities with links to other seminar weblogs.
Actually the site PSDTUTS has great tutorials for Web Designers. But one of the recent articles about what design roles that constitute a good web design discipline did not convince me. The reason is that the author uses rather weak definitions of the core terms. The article proposes three components: 1. Aesthetic Design, 2. Interface…… Continue reading 3 components of good web design
The new seminars for summer term 2008 are fixed. It is always a very exciting moment to think about new topics for projects… or rather: to pick the best from the ideas floating around. And I always love to define topics with a leightweight appearance but at the same time much depth. Here are the…… Continue reading New seminars – summer semester ’08
One of the most interesting topics for information architecture is search. There are ways to find, explore, browse and discover things in digital domains. The value of information increases with the possibility of being found. So design for findability becomes the most important strategy to increase the value of information. One of the distinct experts…… Continue reading Design for discovery
As there are more and more programs offering podcasts I think there is more interesting content appearing in this subscription format that is interesting for design: DESIGNsuisseA german/swiss language series from swiss television mostly with portraits about designers and/or design agencies. These are spotlights about design processes and help to demystify design as a service…… Continue reading Design podcasts
On the »SHIFT« conference Luke Wroblowski presented his ideas about »Design thinking« (see his post here). I think there is a lot of refreshed awareness in die business community about what »design thinking« might be and if it can help to improve business processes, services and products. Right now it seems there is a lot…… Continue reading Luke Wroblewski on Design thinking