Week 6 – UXD Principles and Concepts

By sethmsparks

Week 6 has been focused on typography. I’ve never been as consciously uncertain about every text formatting decision I’ve made as I was this week. Starting to learn about how text should be used, while…

Week 4 – UXD Principles and Concepts

By sethmsparks

This week’s assignment was to create a flowchart for the user process of performing a mortgage insurance inspection. Creating the flow chart itself was difficult because I anticipated a lot of individual steps for the…

Week 3 – UXD Principles and Concepts

By sethmsparks

I really enjoyed this week’s readings. I’ve always found work that studies how our brains operate fascinating and reading about how memory works has been no different. I constantly feel like I should be memorizing…

Week 2 – UXD Principles and Concepts

By sethmsparks

This week has been pretty fascinating, examining the eyes and the mind. As people, we get habituated to our vision and take for granted how it works both for and against us. Understanding how the…

Week 1 – UXD Principles and Concepts

By sethmsparks

Preface – As of Jan 2019, I’ve enrolled at Kent State University, seeking a Masters of Science in User Experience Design. As such, certain coursework in the curriculum will require regular blog posts (reflections) of…

What is The Gen Z Frequency?

By sethmsparks

I was selected by publisher Kogan Page to read an advance copy of one of their upcoming titles, The Gen Z Frequency (scheduled for release on September 28). Over the last few weeks, I’ve worked…

My 2018 Personal Balanced Scorecard

By sethmsparks

Every year, I take a different approach to resolutions. Since 2013 I’ve crafted a personal balanced scorecard to guide my personal behaviour, and, hopefully, improve it. Most of this is pretty personal to me, but…