Flow Interactive joins Deloitte Digital

Flow is growing up.

It seems to be going around. Digital companies being bought left right and centre. Each trying to explain in there own way why the merger is better for their clients. But not matter how good the final merger might be, the fact is there is a underlying sadness to it. I have been working for […]

FNB and the broken back button

FNB and the broken back button

The back button is by far the most used navigational element in the browsers and apps, (maybe second only to text links) and yet it is still not give the respect it deserves.  I was having a discussion the other day about how badly the FNB website treats the back button with a dev and […]

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Flux and iOS8

Even after having a jailbroken iPad for the last year or so, I could not help the draw of iOS8. I did not use that many jailbroken apps and there were a few bugs that I would have loved fixed, so I figured going back to standard iOS couldn’t be that bad. Unfortunately I forgot […]

Google UX Masterclass 2014

Google is on mission is to spread the word that good design makes our life better and it’s not impossible to achieve. One of their steps towards this, was a free two day UX masterclass held Woodstock this week.  It was presented by two great Googlers Masumi Matsumoto and Ben Davies who have both been involved in […]

Google IO Meterial design keynote

Skeuomorphism is alive and well

The hatred toward skeuomorphism, was palpable at around the time Jony Ive became the head of the human interface of Apple in 2011. And thanks to Steve Job’s bizarre relationship with his leather chair, Apple was without a doubt the worst culprit in keeping this dyeing horse alive for way past his prime. Needless to say Jony […]

Photos make all the difference

As much as we try and create delightful user experiences with awesome UI and great process flows, we all know that it really always boils down to the content. It does not matter how fantastic your navigation is or how awesome the checkout process is, if the content is crap no one will care. Airbnb learnt this when they realised […]

Buying a house is scary

House hunting can be less scary

My fiancé and I are finally ready to buy a house, or at least we are mentally, but working out if we are financially prepared is something else. A while back we thought about our finances roughly and came up with a number that we think will be able to just about manage. There is […]

Triposo screenshot of Riommaggore

Triposo: A great travel app

I have recently traveling in Italy and Southern France but before I left I wanted to see what travel books I should take with me. Back in the day of gap-year backpacking Lonely Planet was my source of all travel knowledge. So obviously thats where I started. I’m an e-book person, so the potential travel […]