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Joanne Mackellar

Web Designer & Illustrator

Interactivity

Lego Style Apartment

Posted on 20 May 2011 in Interactivity, Technology | 0 comments

Now this is interesting. There’s no doubt that living spaces are getting smaller. Stands to reason more population equals less living space for all of us (I’m looking at you Duggars). Before we start heading down the road to soylent green, the problem remains of how we will live in smaller living spaces. Christian Schallert […]

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Objectified

Posted on 26 Apr 2010 in Interactivity, Movies | 0 comments

I recently found an interesting film about industrial design. It talks about how we have interacted with objects over the years and how it may change within the future as we draw away from archetypes. The documentry is interesting and worth a look if your interested in interaction. Objectified does bring up some good points […]

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Quote

Posted on 28 Mar 2010 in Interactivity, Quotes | 0 comments

“User-centered design means understanding what your users need, how they think, and how they behave – and incorporating that understanding into every aspect of your process.” -Jesse J. Garrett

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HTML5 vs Flash

Posted on 07 Mar 2010 in Interactivity, Usability Interface, Website | 0 comments

Since the announcement of the apple ipad there has been a huge argument over what is better HTML5 or Flash. While the ipad has had it’s fair share of bashing it’s not the real issue. Products improve with time and user testing. The ipad is meant for the average user or designer, not a technology nut. Which […]

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Interaction design defined

Posted on 31 Jan 2010 in Interactivity, Links, Terms and Meanings, Usability Interface | 0 comments

While at tafe I never really had a good look at youtube videos, something I regret doing now. I have found some videos to be a great resource in understanding and remembering the fundementals of design. Below is a video of interaction design which has been broken down into 3 parts. I found this easy […]

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