A fresh perspective is critical to taking design from good to great. An outsider can give input to help tweak elements until all the images dazzle and animations flow smoothly.
That’s what Mic and I did for the Wisconsin Media Lab’s Wisconsin Biographies interactive site intended to teach kids about famous Wisconsites. They already had the animations and graphics, and we came in and helped them polish what they had.
First, we ran a workshop with their designer and project director to help them polish the experience for their users. The design was mostly there, but we brainstormed and …continue reading