Archive for February, 2011

Designing For Use If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.Abraham Maslow, American Psychiatrist (1908-1970) Designing effective user interfaces (whether for desktop, mobile, or other devices) requires a combination of adaptability and creativity. At The1stMovement, we believe there is a sweet spot on any initiative [...]

via Core77 User experience book publisher Rosenfeld Media has announced two new books-in-development that ought to be interesting to … Read More >>

via Mashable! Who here with a Tumblr blog tags their posts? Hands? Well, you might want to start sweetening up your SEO, as Tumblr has … Read More >>

via Mashable! The megapopular multi-platform game Angry Birds has inspired all sorts of weird and amazing creations, but the playable … Read More >>

via TechCrunch You read the headline “Android Market grows a staggering 861.5 per cent”, and you think, “Wow, Android is really on a tear.” … Read More >>


I am the principal of Twine Studios - - a user experience research, strategy, and design firm for organizations looking to transform how they engage their audience through rapid, iterative, people-centered approaches.

  • Lavelle Jo-Ann Nomdo: Hugh, on the topic of engagement, most policy-makers are too acutely aware of needing to engage with [...]
  • Lavelle Jo-Ann Nomdo: Hello Hugh How refreshing (even @ 2am south african time) to find another person who can honestly [...]
  • eddie laverty: Hi, I'd like to read the FORA paper, but the links are dead. Do you know of anywhere else I might b [...]
  • Mike: Hello and thank you for your article. I think this would be a perfect career path for me, but I don' [...]
  • Jon Steinar: You are talking about design...period. This article is just a pretencious verbal mastrubation. Sor [...]

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