User Experience

Icons are used everywhere from the web and mobile applications, to the washing labels on your clothes, but are the meanings behind these icons always clear? Claire discusses all things icon related.

Family Capital is our first full Software as a Service roll-out. As a small publishing house, Family Capital is an ideal candidate to use both Standfirst and Hadrian. Read more about the project here.

Commissioned by Richard Porter, the previous script editor on Top Gear, and built on our new Standfirst Cloud platform, Sniff Petrol is the online satirical magazine dedicated to all things motoring.

Content shouldn’t just be a bit part player. It needs to take centre stage on your next project—you have to be thinking content-first. In fact, you need to be thinking about it as the star.

It’s very easy to make the wrong decisions based on a lack of real evidence—especially if ‘best-practice’ takes over and we assume we know what our users and audience need. Throwing around some pop culture, I’m going to try and dig into the issue.

Web accessibility can have a different meaning to different people, depending on their abilities. From visual to auditory, cognitive to motor or speech, we should be making the web available to all.

In a recent system we built, we realised we were going to be storing the names of people from across the world. We thought we’d share what we learnt.

I think many of us in the industry have only a vague idea what the term User Experience means. So it’s about time we took a look at the whole UX thing and the mystery surrounding it.

We feel it’s important to stay up to date with the latest industry best practice. Last month we headed to NUX5 to hear from our industry’s opinion leaders on the subject of user experience.