It’s the middle of December, and a time when many of us are looking for a last-minute gift. Or possibly you have a bit of leftover budget to use up this year. So I’d like to tell you about fourContinue reading… Four books to consider for presents
I’ve been an enthusiastic listener to Gerry Gaffney’s podcast, UXpod, and was honoured to be a guest more than once. I was sad when he mentioned that he had decided to stop doing it – but a bit happier whenContinue reading… Thank you Gerry Gaffney for UXpod
This post is co-authored by me and Amy Hupe. Long pages of content can seem daunting, so to make them look shorter, designers and developers often reach for things that hide some of the content, such as accordions, tabs, carouselsContinue reading… Don’t be afraid of the big long page
Each year more and more business, leisure and personal transactions move online. Yet the handwritten signature continues to have an almost mystical power in the minds of lawyers, organisations – and many of us who are asked to sign forms. This article,Continue reading… To sign or not to sign? Signatures and signing ceremonies
Here’s a presentation from the archives, dating back to work Robert Hempsall and I did for the DVLA (the UK’s Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency). At that point the majority of applications for driving licences were still made on paper, but online applicationsContinue reading… Who enjoys filling out an application for a driving licence?
Eye-tracking data revealed the good, bad and ugly of forms design, as presented in this talk to UKPA UK – the User Experience Professional Association’s 2009 conference. But the session was also a chance to tackle some of the other controversiesContinue reading… Where to place labels in forms