Icons: the metaphorical stand of affordance. The usage of an icon spans from functionality to brand image of service on your screen. Recognize these icons: I hope you got it right. They are the guiding light to engagement and the synonym to a service. Now, the problem is when you tweak an icon for a … Continue reading The Advent of Confusing Icons
India is in the midst of a 21-day lockdown and each day the news gets more and more depressing. We are sure that there will be light at the end of the tunnel but its impossible to see it right now. So as we fight this pandemic as a nation the least we could do … Continue reading Lockdown UX
Money transactions became very easy after the onset of online banking. Transferring money, paying bills and debts are all just a few clicks away. But with these increasing online transactions, security became the prime concern. Username and password or ATM pins were not enough. So banks started taking extra precautions to increase security and prevent … Continue reading One Time Password
Reading Time: Less than a minute Be it any product, there will be a design to it. In fact most of the time it’s the design which makes that first impression. I am a UX Designer who loves to try and test makeup and skincare products. In this post, I would like to share some … Continue reading Beauty of beauty products
When I decided to start my career in UX, one thing that really bothered me was, being a UX Designer I’m supposed to interact with new people every day; with clients for requirement gathering and follow-ups; with users/potential users as the part of user research, and with my colleagues in different locations. But I am … Continue reading Can Introverts be UX Designers?
Reading Time: 3 mins approx. Spilling your coffee isn't nice. Especially the embarrassment you experience after the incident. None of us like to be caught in such a situation but it would have happened to most of you. Well just like you all I too had to go through this awful situation. Getting crushed in … Continue reading Have you ever spilled coffee?
Reading Time: 4 mins approx. A Friday evening, sitting in front of a giant screen with a medium sized popcorn or a cup of cold coffee in hand surrounded by an excited audience is a great feeling. Most of my weekends are like this. One question my friends and colleagues constantly ask me is why … Continue reading Convenience vs Experience: Movie Theatres
Reading Time: 3 mins approx. Author: Tinu Alexander John Imagine it's 2059, and you are at a park. You see two kids buying ice cream with their father. Kids were screaming the ice cream they wanted, space grey choco chip! To their disappointment, there was just one cup of that extraterrestrial goodness. The father reluctantly … Continue reading Share
Reading Time: 5 mins approx. Having a hobby is to spend one’s leisure time in a relaxing and fruitful manner. It helps us take a break from the daily rush of life and gives us joy and a sort of satisfaction. Good hobbies can improve one’s personality and character. Furthermore, it helps in discovering our … Continue reading Gardening and UX: A good mix?
Reading Time: 2 mins approx. Author: Tinu Alexander John The title is a little misleading, let me clarify that first. To the best of my knowledge, I don't remember ever clicking on an ad. I would call myself an experienced internet user. I have been online for more than half my life and I have … Continue reading Why haven’t I clicked on an ad my entire life?