Discussion Archive

25 Oct 2010 - 8:48pm
2 Nov 2007 - 12:03am
Janna DeVylder

[Event] Chicago IxDA - Nov. 14th - Rich Internet Applications (RIAs)

If you're in the Chicago-land area, please join us for another event!

When: Wednesday, November 14th

Time: 6:30 - 8:00pm

Topic: Rich Internet Applications
What is the definition of an RIA, and when is a particular solution
considered one? How are RIAs breaking and redefining users' mental models of
web sites and traditional applications? What benefits can interaction teams
be taking advantage of in their designs - and what potential pitfalls should
they be watching out for?

24 Feb 2007 - 9:54pm
Jared M. Spool

Informal Social Hour: San Francisco Bay Area

[Apologies for any duplication]


Josh Porter and I are visiting the San Francisco Bay area on Monday,
meeting with several clients. If you're in this area too, we'd love
to meet with you.

14 Dec 2007 - 5:27pm
6 years ago
3 replies

Three kinds of design

I've been thinking on this for a while and I admit the idea's still
only half-baked. But I thought I'd toss it out to the list for

I think there are three kinds of design for product features (web site
features also, not so much with intranet features).

1. Core design. This is "the good stuff" that we all want to be
doing, that we have tools and techniques aimed to support (personas,
contextual design, et cetera).

18 Nov 2009 - 2:36pm
Alexandre Khan

Prototype, rendering, interfaces design insights R&D programme

We are seeking design consultancy partners within Europe to form a
consortium on this theme, so as to provide new integrated insights to
help designers in their projects. The focus concerns consumer goods,
automotive, consumer electronics, appliances, software.

13 Feb 2006 - 11:44am
Dave Malouf

HELP: Need to recruit quickly for user-research


I'm looking for someone who can point me to a kick-butt recruitment agency
to help me get people for some validation work I'm doing right now (maybe
again in the future). The main issue is numbers and timing. I don't want to
put too many details in this message.

Experience with the business side of the financial community is a big plus.

We will actually be supplying a whole lot of the contacts and can supply you
with a good chunk of background information.

26 Aug 2008 - 2:44pm
Boston IxDA

Collaboration: Presentations from the Boston IxDA nanoConference

Boston IxDA is pleased to announce the release of the collaboration based
presentations from our nanoConference earlier this year...


Collaboration is a key skill-set for any designer and we had a number of
perspectives on the importance on communicating effectively with other
members of our teams

Ian Muir gave a very witty breakdown of the Designer-Developer relationship.
He had the audience laughing and nodding sagely at the same time.
Essentially its about understanding the gaps in the re

12 Sep 2012 - 11:12am
31 Jan 2010 - 7:19am
4 years ago
8 replies
Al Di

Future of IxD student???

Hi, I'm Studying IxD.
For this summer I'm looking for Internship around the world in
different companies in different field from Google and Microsoft to
small interactive art and media companies. I realized that the role
of interaction designers may differ very widely regarding the focus
of the companies.. form user interface designer to researcher and
finally to interactive artist. I'm really confused about the my own
future..because in order to get to any of these jobs(for future) one
must learn lots of different tools, approaches, methods.( please
correct me if I'm wrong).

9 Jul 2008 - 3:34pm
Sven Jenzer

Which way? Searching or Browsing or Filtering a Multimedia Repository

Hi, We are developing a GUI for an online multimedia repository which is
used to store, find and reassemble e-learning contents. We are looking
for scientific studies and best-practice-examples in the fields of hci,
usability and/or interaction design, which cover different ways of
accessing contents of such an online multimedia repository, i.e.