I had a wonderful day yesterday at the art institute off Michigan Avenue, you really could lose yourself for days in this wonderful place, with rooms and corridors full of wonderful art work, and a whole ‘wing’ dedicated to modern and contemporary American art.
Walking up to the building as I strolled the length of Michigan Avenue was a delight in itself. It holds echos of the grandeur similar to that of the larger London museums, but is grand and delightful in its own right. There are two large lion statues bookending some harsh-cut asymmetrical steps that draw your eyes into the sheer glass and gold doors that invite you in.
Art institute off Michigan Avenue
The flags are triumphantly boasted amongst the crisp arches that advertise a few of their exhibitions …
Delighted and rather excited to share with you lovely lot that I’ve just opened a shop on Etsy!
After much hesitation, many thoughts and some helpful motivation from folk, including some of you lovely people, I’ve set up Josie Dee Design on Etsy. Please have a look-see if you fancy, otherwise remain unmoved by the news and continue as was ;).
I hope you’re all having a lovely holiday and relishing whatever, cherishing whoever and enjoying your festivities.
I look forward to many more scribbles, sketches and sketchnotes in the new year.
It’s a nice look into how we can answer the question “But, what is interaction design?”
I was lucky enough to see him speak at a conference last year about ‘How do I think new things?” and the concept he called ‘semantic noodling’. I think he’s one of those people with very infectious knowledge and obviously delights in what he does and speaks about.
Also well worth reading his book “Make it so” lessons we can learn in design from science fiction.
An interesting perspective on how our role in UX may need to adapt for interface-less interactions
As we embark into a world where everyone’s connected most of the time, being able to interact with all the technology that works to make our lives easier (or just more fun), it’s likely user experience design will head in this direction more and more.