Category Archives: Usability

Can Sliders be part of Seductive Design

Confused.com's Slider

Exmaple of Confused’s slide bars

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BBC launches new homepage Beta version

I think they’ve done it again – it doesn’t seem 5 minutes (it was 2008) since they last revamped their homepage – allowing us to personalise (a little) the website to our own liking and change our colour scheme. Current Homepage The BBC is … Continue reading

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Natural History Museum – website saved by the Customer Contact Centre

I’m taking my son and his uncle to the Natural History Museum this weekend and as my son is completely ‘Dinosaur- mad’ I decided to book tickets online for the Age of the Dinosaur Museum. Now, the museum is free … Continue reading

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First Direct’s Lab

First Direct have recently unveiled their new First Direct Lab on their web site – a place where they can ask customer opinion on innovation and guage whether some of the projects their Digital Team and Marketing Teams are considering … Continue reading

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Paper prototyping

It’s easy to fall into a standard, templated approach when creating wireframes electronically. An approach which works well in encouraging a creative approach and also a speedy approach is called ‘Paper Prototyping; This is particularly useful when creating new websites … Continue reading

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Physical retail shops can learn from online

Ok, this is a bit of a rant at physical retail stores so apologies that it’s slightly off topic and slightly ‘rantish’. Just something to get off my chest I feel. Digital Retail has been following trends,traditions and best practice … Continue reading

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Take the National Express when your life’s in a mess It’ll make you smile

I occasionally travel to London as part of my job and so from time to time need to consult the train timetable on the National Express website to see what time I’m going to need to raise my weary head … Continue reading

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