Deprecated: Function set_magic_quotes_runtime() is deprecated in /home/uigarden/public_html/english/textpattern/lib/txplib_db.php on line 14 - Weaving Usability and Cultures - article - Opinion Weaving Usability and Cultures Thu, 28 Oct 2010 20:42:04 GMT A Visual Tool for Brand Personality Development “Volkswagen is really down-to-earth.” “Nike is exiting.” These examples show that consumers use personality traits when they communicate about brands among each other. Brand personality is the set of personality traits that consumers associated with a brand. Brand personality is related to human personality theory that explains human behavior and preferences on the basis of personality traits. Personality traits are distinguishing characteristics of a person…

]]> Thu, 12 Nov 2009 12:26:49 GMT Fan Lv and Jan P.L. Schoormans,2009-11-12:9319ac9dadc6218c6ba99bb012a00ce0/44f8afa7dd22d2b84d64a6807ae6a614
2009 Mobile Trends - (Part Two) Microblogging will evolve from a naval-gazing toy to the Swiss army knife of social media. Its simplicity and openness make it very flexible and adaptable to user needs. It has the potential to combine messaging, sharing, news reading and search. The status field is the new search box.

]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2009 21:58:34 GMT Fjord,2009-07-27:9319ac9dadc6218c6ba99bb012a00ce0/a2e25685c8a93cd83fd2adb698bd6573
2009 Mobile Trends - (Part One) Nowhere in the industry can the future of mobility be seen as clearly as in Apple’s App Store. 2009 will be a year of wonderful digital bazaars full of innovative apps and services from developers around the world. Homebrew computing will be reborn.

]]> Thu, 21 May 2009 22:32:58 GMT Fjord,2009-05-21:9319ac9dadc6218c6ba99bb012a00ce0/12646594db431246aa89ecd05345b400
Of Mice and iPods, or The Death of the Designer Computing technologies are becoming so familiar it can feel as if they have always been here. It is strange to think that the mouse, for instance, was invented by Doug Englebart in the seventies. He must encounter a degree of incredulity when he mentions this to people. “You invented the mouse? Really? How nice. Did you also invent the pen?”

]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2008 15:28:53 GMT Mark Blythe,2008-07-16:9319ac9dadc6218c6ba99bb012a00ce0/359175e5f8b3feda76f440147de6cce6
Culture in the Further Development of Universal Design By now most readers of Design for All India have a healthy grasp of Universal Design. Many, perhaps most, have become highly competent in its application as is evident from the articles appearing in past volumes and today. Beyond technical mastery of the Seven Principles, knowledge of best-of-breed solutions, and familiarity with allied concepts such as Visitability, Adaptive Technology, or anthropometrics there is a cultural component to this design approach that is unquantifiably – but undeniably – transforming Universal Design. By systematically and thoroughly examining this cultural component in the coming decade we will discover the true nature of Universal Design to be social sustainability.

]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2008 20:07:47 GMT Scott Rains,2008-06-02:9319ac9dadc6218c6ba99bb012a00ce0/1457e9de3a6046b7af3a71b9dd7a4a9b