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Recorded Event: User Interface 19 Talks from the conference

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UX experts from the October 2014 User Interface 19 Conference help you create experiences that engage and delight your users.

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Leah Buley

Hunches, Instincts, and Trusting Your Gut

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Leah Buley

What You’ll Learn

  • Assess the effectiveness of layout, typography, messaging, and more by looking at the hierarchy of information
  • Achieve maximum simplicity and conceptual coherence by looking at elements that feel out of place and asking yourself why
  • Examine the success of calls to action and ask, “What can I, the UX designer, do next?”
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Tim Brown

The Transformative Power of Typography and Graphic Design

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Tim Brown

What You’ll Learn

  • How to bake high-level typography and graphic design concepts into our work
  • Why typography can help us understand responsive design and where in history we can find inspiration and guidance
  • Which rules and when using them can prepare web compositions for various scenarios
  • Why it’s important to practice graphic and typographic design
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Dan Saffer

The Complexity of Simplicity

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Dan Saffer

What You’ll Learn

  • How simplicity lies on the other side of complexity
  • Why forcing users to conform leads to artificial simplicity
  • What really causes complex products (it’s not always what you think!)
  • How to recognize and avoid complicated products and solutions
  • What tools designers can use to achieve simplicity
October 27, 2014
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Marc Stickdorn

Service Design: Basic Tools and Insights

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Marc Stickdorn

What You’ll Learn

  • Journey mapping: effective tools to visualize experiences and ecosystems
  • Customer experience across channels: a deeper understanding of the importance of seamless experiences across channels and silos
  • Service ecosystems: how products and services are connected and how interactions within an organization can affect each other
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Stephen Anderson

The Architecture of Understanding

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Stephen Anderson

What You’ll Learn

  • Context and Coordination—How do we design for experiences that span people, artifacts, and environments?
  • Connected Devices—Disruptive experiences will get devices and sensors to talk seamlessly to each other. What’s needed to design for these devices?
  • Interaction Techniques—What are interaction patterns universally present in GUIs, touchscreens, wearables, and whatever the future throws at us? And how do these interactions lead to understanding?
October 27, 2014
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Luke Wroblewski

Screen Time: Multi-Device Design

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Luke Wroblewski

What You’ll Learn

  • Why understanding screens—their sizes, input types, and modes of use—is necessary before designing for them
  • Why awareness of big picture trends—like high resolution and widescreen—is important to content quality and layout
  • How to manage thorny issues like “the fold” using vertical media queries
  • How to account for multiple input types like mouse cursor, keyboard, and touch
  • How to take into account different user postures, viewing distances, and environments in your designs