THE FILTHIEST men’s room in New York is on the 8th floor of 291 Broadway. You would think the men’s room at Penn Station or the bus terminal would beat any other for filth and stench but you’d be wrong. 291 Broadway’s is worse. There are five years of crushed insects on the walls. They […]
We say we're crafting personas to fit the needs of “real” people—yet we easily revert to abstractions when raw emotions enter the picture. Eric A. Meyer and Sara Wachter-Boettcher are working to change that. In today’s A List Apart for people who make websites, we’re pleased to share an excerpt from Chapter 7 of Eric and Sara’s new book, Design for Real Life, available now from A Book Apart. And A List Apart’s managing editor Mica McPheeters speaks with Sara Wachter-Boettcher about getting to the heart of users’ deepest needs.
AS MY design career has taken on more and more strategic and managerial freight, I’ve done less and less hands-on design. This year, I decided to change that. As part of my reimmersion, I found myself reading less, and absorbing visual information more. Enter Pinterest. I’d played with the app when it first came out—who […]