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Semester Project | 1st Presentation

Ava P.

Monday, Oct 03, 2016 - 01:01:57 pm

@ Pham Nhat Binh

Class comments and discussion to be added after class

Categories: Final Project | Process

Assignment 7+8 - Project Proposals

Hanna McLachlan

Monday, Oct 03, 2016 - 11:40:22 am

@ Hanna UX Design

Creating new screen-based UX design.

Can be based on past field trips:

Futureworld – interactions with art Hawkers/Canteens – experience buying food MRT – experience with transportation Interactive design Food UX Transportation UX

Screen-based experience Can be speculative… hypothetical, abstract, suppositive

Create an experience, interaction, response using…

Technology App Website Wearable technology Interface


Limit interaction with smartphones Useful in an everyday context Wearables have become recognised as the future of technology Smartwatches and activity trackers are so popular but Read more →

3 Ideas for Semester Project

Ava P.

Monday, Oct 03, 2016 - 08:58:12 am

@ Pham Nhat Binh

Cinema Exit – the overlooked part of a cinema experience.

grand entrance & movie hall vs. narrow, scary exits.

[ image of exit to be added ]

images from

I feel that the last touchpoint of going to the cinema is currently ignored and there are many things that can be Read more →


3 examples of thoughtful UX design

Ava P.

Monday, Oct 03, 2016 - 08:21:19 am

@ Pham Nhat Binh

Personal criteria of thoughtful UX

Personally, I believe thoughtful user experience design entails firstly the understanding of not only the users’ need but also the context where such need presents. The solution also has to consider the emotional, social and environmental impacts of its installation because users’ values are not only about completing goals but also how he feels or looks Read more →


Week 7+8 Assignment - Thoughtful UX Design

Hanna McLachlan

Monday, Oct 03, 2016 - 12:27:40 am

@ Hanna UX Design


Uber is very well-known and popular due to its great use of UX and UI design.

clear and clean design -minimal colours used easy to navigate and use app use of tracking and gps makes it easy to define your location quick response (often) complaints are entertained -easy refund for any issues visibility and recognition of important information -cars around your location/time til pick-up/cost of Read more →

ASSIGNMENT 7 & 8 (Part 2)

wan qing

Sunday, Oct 02, 2016 - 03:41:09 pm

@ iamqingg



At these 3 different points, commuters’ behavior and attitude changes. Outside the train, they feel frustrated and annoyed, they want people to move in so they can board the train. However once they are in the train, these feelings of anxiousness and angst fades away and they no longer feel the need and drive to move into the cabin. 

The idea Read more →


Research —

Xie Xiuyun

Sunday, Oct 02, 2016 - 12:25:10 am

@ Xiuyun's

Find 3 examples of a product/project that you think are good examples of thoughtfully designed user experience. Be prepared to support your choices.

MEMO — Medication Memory

MEMO is a simple approach to turn daily medication into a more pleasant experience, using light, motion and sound as guidance. It finds a good balance between having proper medication on time, maintaining an independent Read more →


Reflection | Design for the digital age by Kim Goodwin

Ava P.

Saturday, Oct 01, 2016 - 05:43:33 pm

@ Pham Nhat Binh

 Reading: CH01_Digital_Age_Goodwin

In this chapter, the author defines the role of a designer as the person who “visualize concrete solutions that serve human needs and goals within certain constrains” I find this definition interesting, as it addresses some difficulties of the design professions that I have personally experienced. First, many people seem to confuse between design and art (this Read more →


Reflection | Future World Exhibition

Ava P.

Saturday, Oct 01, 2016 - 05:02:02 pm

@ Pham Nhat Binh

[ I have problem uploading photos so I will add them in later ]

On Monday 18th September, our class went to FUTURE WORLD: Where Art Meets Science Exhibition on a field trip. We were guided by Mr.Katsu from Teamlab, the creator of this exhibition. He shared with us the ideas and the creative process behind those Read more →


Wk 7 + 8 - Part 3 - Examples of thoughtfully designed user experience

Jonathan Pagaard

Saturday, Oct 01, 2016 - 11:35:12 am

@ My_site

1. Sensel Morph (to see the film) 

What I like about this product and its user experience is the flexibility using the same technology for different purposes. The product is a good example on how to convert physical practices into the virtual in a very refined way.

2. Nintendo Wii

I find Nintendo Wii  as a good examples of User Experience Design as at Read more →