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Working in UX / Information Architect role in Hampshire, UK.

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Aug
13
reviewed Close What's the difference between white words black background & black words white background in a book
Aug
13
comment Carousel - To have or not to have images on slides
It doesn't really matter what you put in it. Users won't interact with it anyway.
Aug
13
comment Form Label - disabled or enabled?
What is your situation where you're disabling fields? How do they become enabled?
Aug
13
comment Are italics on the web bad for accessibility?
You make some great points here. The trouble with trying to design for people with dyslexia is that there is no 'X is good, Y is bad' that relates purely to dyslexia (unlike, say, colourblindless). Also, Dyslexia is quite a subjective condition. There'll be dyslexic people who are only comfortable reading dark grey text on a light grey background- something that is terrible for the larger majority of users. (Just as there are non-dyslexic people who prefer to read everything in Comic Sans. i.e. Personal preference.) So yes, makes sure the design is as comprehensible as possible in general.
Aug
13
reviewed Close Design: Custom code UI desgin Or Framework like Bootstrap, Foundation etc
Aug
13
reviewed Close What are the best practices/benchmarks for mobile versions of discussion boards
Aug
12
comment Displaying list of tables for tablets
What about colourblind people?
Aug
12
reviewed Leave Closed Dealing with street for a perfect CRM software
Aug
11
comment Website Layout - different background colour sections with full width
I'm not sure why you equate more scrolling with poor readability. Why do you say this? Poor readability compared to what?
Aug
11
comment Rotating arrow vs plus/minus sign for a dropdown in Android
If you choose to go with the second version (arrow) then you'll need to redo that arrow image. Green on green isn't really ideal for clarity. Both states look exactly the same from a distance.
Aug
10
reviewed Reviewed Time after midnight, user experience
Aug
10
revised How technical should airline pilots be?
Removed backticks
Aug
10
reviewed Close To use a third party email service for my own website or not
Aug
8
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Is there any evidence that typing DOMAIN\Usename to login to a company network affects usability?
Aug
8
comment Is there any evidence that typing DOMAIN\Usename to login to a company network affects usability?
I would imagine it's because when people are logging into websites elsewhere (rather than on your intranet) they only ever enter the username, not domain:username. It's Nielsens Law number 1 of Internet User Experience: "Users spend most of their time on other sites. This means that users prefer your site to work the same way as all the other sites they already know."
Aug
7
revised Blueprint VS WireFrame
rolled back to a previous revision
Aug
7
comment Visual clue to indicate table header might be truncated
A lot of people misuse it, but really it should be for the purpose it was designed. Thinking of accessibility here - a screenreader user would be informed that the text is an abbreviation, so that is what they would be expecting.
Aug
7
reviewed Close What is the name of this design pattern?
Aug
7
comment how to deal with dynamic long forms going off the screen?
Why are you using a modal for this?
Aug
7
comment Visual clue to indicate table header might be truncated
Some useful ideas on this related (but different) question: ux.stackexchange.com/questions/20265/…