Author: Andreas Komninos

Publications

Publication period start: 2017
Publication period end: 2018
Number of co-authors: 0

Publications

No-UI: How to Build Transparent Interaction.

An Introduction to Usability. Find out more about usability & be absolutely certain about the nature of this fundamental building block of the design craft. It's not just about "ease of use".

Our Three Brains - The Rational Brain. What is the purpose of our rational brain, and what does it mean for UX designers? Find out how this structure of the brain can affect your design process.

The Reptilian Brain: Emotion and Design.

One Size Fits All? Definitely Not in Task-Oriented Design for Mobile & Ubiquitous UX.

How to improve your UX designs with Task Analysis.

How to write the middle or “process” part of your case study.

How to write the conclusion of your case study.

What is a UX portfolio, and What Should it Contain?. UX designers develop portfolios to showcase their design skills to prospective employers. Let’s find out what the key ingredients are in a great portfolio.

Our Three Brains - The Reptilian Brain. What is the purpose of our reptilian brain, and what does it mean for UX designers? Find out how this structure of the brain can affect your design process.

7 UX Deliverables: What will I be making as a UX designer?.

How to adopt the right attitude towards your UX work.

Why You Should Analyze Your Competition to Design Better Solutions and How to Do It.

Customer Journey Maps - Walking a Mile in Your Customer’s Shoes.

How to use Design Thinking to build the Perfect Portfolio. Design Thinking provides a good way in which you can build your UX portfolio with the users—in this case, UX hirers—in mind. Learn more about this process!

How to create the perfect structure for a UX case study. Case studies benefit greatly from a solid structure that guides the reader through your thinking and experience. Explore how to craft the perfect UX case study.

Our Three Brains - The Emotional Brain. What is the purpose of our emotional brain, and what does it mean for UX designers? Find out how this structure of the brain can affect your design process.

The Concept of the "Triune Brain". Paul MacLean created the 'Triune Brain' model in the 1960s, which is based on the division of the human brain into three distinct regions—learn more about it.

Negative Emotional Responses.

The Reflective Level of Emotional Design. What is reflective processing? Explore the highest tier of the well-known, emotional design model created by Don Noman and other prominent usability experts.

Positive Emotional Responses.

Emotion.

Emotion and Design.

Positive Emotional Responses.

Creating Emotional Connections.

Norman's Three Levels of Design.

How Emotions Impact Cognition. Two information-processing systems determine the human emotional response: the affective and cognitive processing systems. Learn more about each of them here.

Self-Actualization: Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs.

Affect and Design.

Emotion and Design: Affect and Design.

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs.

Physiological Needs: Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs.

Safety: Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs.

Esteem: Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs.

How to write the beginning of your UX case study. Get off to a good start by exploring a few tips that will show you how to write the perfect beginning to your case study. Make sure you stand out from the rest!