Case Study: VDCI Redesign with Magento 2

The Virtual Design & Construction Institute (VDCI; formerly known as cadteacher) was founded in 1997 by Al Whitley, MBA, AIA, to “teach architects, engineers and contractors in San Diego how ...

Nov 20th / By Carrie Nusbaum

Reframer Review: A Qualitative Research Tool

I’m reviewing Optimal Workshop’s new user research tool, Reframer. This tool has potential to help us glean more (and more meaningful) information from our qualitative research sessions at ...

Oct 24th / By Carrie Nusbaum

Demo Report: NASDAQ Mosaiq

Last week we got wind of a new UX research tool on the scene: NASDAQ Mosaiq. It is an app developed by NASDAQ’s internal product design team. This week, ...

May 23rd / By Carrie Nusbaum

User Interviews for Smarter Web Development

User interviews are foundational to our user-centered research process here at PINT. While there are a range of UX research methods — each appropriate for a specific context — we find interviews ...

Feb 5th / By Carrie Nusbaum

From the Bookshelf: Defensive Design for the Web

There are some cool renovations taking place at PINT. To make way for construction, we were forced to review our bookshelves. Remember books? So do we. But how many of ...

Aug 17th / By Carrie Nusbaum

New UX Tools and Resources

The user experience (UX) space changes pretty quickly. Trends and tools come and go at an almost daily pace. As a result, UX professionals generally appreciate anything that makes it ...

Jun 15th / By Carrie Nusbaum

UX Trends: Drunk UX

UX trends come and go, but sometimes we come across one that sticks. What’s the most entertaining UX trend of recent weeks? “Drunk UX” is definitely in the running. ...

Apr 23rd / By Carrie Nusbaum

Book Review: Understanding Context

Writing a book on the idea of context is a pretty tall order, when you stop to consider how much that actually encompasses. Thinking of context as “everything, yet something, ...

Mar 30th / By Carrie Nusbaum

UX Comics to Communicate UX Ideas

Conceptualizing and designing products today requires something very nuanced: an accurate understanding of users as people, and their experiences in different contexts. But as a UX professional, the ability to ...

Jan 19th / By Carrie Nusbaum