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via Mashable! Ever wonder what your house looked like 75 years ago? Or if that beach from your childhood photo album still looks the same? … Read More >>

via Core77 For my second TEDx Boston 2011 Adventure, I attended a day-long workshop at IDEO in Cambridge, MA. The theme for the day was, … Read More >>

via Core77 Click for full-sized Image! Last week we kicked-off our new Sketchnotes channel ( with “Sketchnotes … Read More >>

via Core77 The New Museum, the preeminent contemporary art institution in Lower Manhattan, recently announced the full details about the … Read More >>

via Serious Eats Written by a chef, and a meat-eating one at that, Plenty includes some of the most thoughtful and innovative veggie dishes … Read More >>

via Core77 A group of journalists gathered at the home of the Ambassador Ritva Jolkkonen of Finland yesterday for a preview of this … Read More >>

via Fast Company A new education and grant service from Google aims to help nonprofits.Google has announced a new program for nonprofits, which … Read More >>

via Core77 The Economist’s big conference the Big Rethink was certainly big on presentations (a series of them from 9am to 5pm from the … Read More >>

via Mashable! Rovio CEO Mikael Hed says the immensely popular Angry Birds game is coming to Facebook next month with ‚Äúcompletely new … Read More >>

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 [...]


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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