affective design

Exploring Emotional Design

Contributions to Deconstructing Product Design

Happy New Year! Back in November, 2008, I wrote a post on behalf of William Lidwell asking the readers of affectivedesign.org to submit comments and observations for possible inclusion in William Lidwell and Gerry Manacsa‘s new book; Deconstructing Product Design. Click to continue

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UX Camp Edmonton

Affective Design is proud to sponsor the first user experience camp in Edmonton. Click to continue

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How to Be Happy in Business

Over at What Consumes Me, Bud Cadell has a great Venn diagram depicting the three aspects of work that intersect to produce happiness. Click to continue

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Edmonton.ca Voted Best Local Website

Edmonton.caaffective design is proud to announce that one of its latest user experience projects has been voted the Best Local Website in the annual See Magazine Readers PollClick to continue

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An Interview with Rollout Custom Wallpaper – Pt.2

In Part 1 of this interview, I spoke with Rollout co-founders Anita Modha and Johnathan Nodrick about creating emotional experiences with their custom wallcoverings. In Part 2 of this interview, we talk more about the emotional experience of Rollout’s work. Click to continue

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An Interview with Rollout Custom Wallpaper – Pt.1

Johnathan Nodrick and Anita ModhaRecently, I had the chance to speak with Anita Modha and Jonathan Nordrick of Vancouver-based Rollout about designing emotional experiences through their custom wall coverings. In part 1 of this interview, we spoke about their clients and the emotional experience of their work… Click to continue

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An Interview with Harry Max – Pt. 2

In Part 1 of this interview, I spoke with early Web pioneer Harry Max about how he used emotion to create the first secure online shopping experience. In Part 2 of this interview, Harry and I talk about how sensory sub-modalities influence and elicit emotion and picking the right personality for an interface in terms of power and status. Click to continue

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An Interview with Harry Max – Pt. 1

Harry maxRecently, I had the chance to talk with early Web pioneer Harry Max about using NLP, emotion and personality to help create the first secure online shopping experience. Click to continue

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Happy New Year from affective design!

2008 was a year filled with emotions that ranged across the entire gamut of human experience. In this Olympic year, athletes were not the only people who both celebrated tremendous victories and mourned tremendous losses. Click to continue

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Deconstructing Product Design

William Lidwell is the author of one of my favorite recent books on design, Universal Design Principles. Earlier this week, he asked me to invite the readers of affectivedesign.org to offer contributions for his new book: Desconstructing Product Design. Click to continue

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affective design Improves the Edmonton.ca Experience

Last week, affective design’s latest user experience project was launched, with the help of Yellow Pencil (who handled the build) and Dirty Lab (who handled the visual design). Click to continue

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