To New UX Designers

In a recent survey for a research study at my masters program, I was asked, “What advice do you have for new interaction designers?” It’s funny how quickly the answer came to me.

You might never feel like you’re doing it right, but keep going, because someday someone is going to describe you as an integral part of the team.

Genevieve Bell continues to inspire

Dianna Miller : Which areas of research do we still need to put more focus on?

Genevieve Bell : I think we have a great deal more work to do, which is good because I like research. We have spent a lot of time focusing on the obvious and the obviously sexy stuff – mobility, gaming, social networks, and of course the individual and youth. We have, as a consequence, neglected the other stuff of daily life – religion, spirituality, love, child-care, anyone over 40, who does the dishes, who puts out the recycling, community, the nation-state, changing ideas of citizenship.