EnviS wins at the 2014 iAwards (Vic)

Categories Design, Technology, UX Design


I went to the iAwards night alongside the other talented members of a project I worked on called EnviS. The project won the post-graduate category, which was a great honour for me and I’m really glad to see the hard work put into the project given recognition. I’m excited to see what opportunities await our team in the future. From here, we go on to compete in the National event…


UX Design: Academic papers reading list

Categories Design, UX Design
I pulled this list of papers (and books) whilst reading “Universal Principle of Design” by William Lidwell. The following seemed interesting from a design perspective, and from those that I’ve found access to and read they’ve yet to be boring:
  • “Categorization  of Action Slips” by Donald A. Norman
  • “All That Glitters: A Review of Psychological Research on the Aesthetics of the Golden Section” by Christopher D. Green, Perception, 1995
  • “Did Mozart Use the Golden Section?” by Mike May, American Scientist,March-April 1996
  • “Application of Fitts’ Law to Foot-Pedal Design” by Colin G. Drury, Human Factors, 1975
  • “The Information Capacity of the Human Motor System in Controlling Amplitude of Movement” by Paul M. Fitts, Journal of Experimental Psychology, 1954,
  • “The Visible Problems of the Invisible Computer: A Skeptical Look at Information Appliances” by Andrew Odlyzko, First Monday, 1999
  • “The Framing of Decisions and the Psychology of Choice” by Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, Science, 1981
  • “On the Rate of Gain of Information” by W. E. Hick, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 1952
  • “The Architecture of Complexity,” Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 1962,
  • “Icons at the Interface: Their Usefulness” by Yvonne Rogers, Interacting With Computers
  • “International Investment and International Trade in the Product Cycle” by Raymond Vernon,Quarterly Journal of Economics,1966,
  • “Surrogates and Mappings: Two Kinds of Conceptual Models for Interactive Devices” by Richard M. Young
  • “Some Observations on Mental Models” by Donald Norman
  • “A Message from Earth” by Carl Sagan, Linda Salzman Sagan, and Frank Drake, Science, Feb. 25, 1972, vol. 175(4024), p. 881–884
  • “Training Wheels in a User Interface” by John M. Carroll and Caroline Carrithers,Communications of the ACM,1984,
  • “The Xerox ‘Star’: A Retrospective” by Jeff Johnson and Teresa L. Roberts, William Verplank, David C. Smith, Charles Irby, Marian Beard, Kevin Mackey, inHuman Computer Interaction: Toward the Year 2000

I will probably continue to add to this list over time.

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