Is this OU ICE?

February 21st, 2008

Some sketches for a new OU web interface. OU staff can see bigger versions here.

MyStuff – system map 2008.08.16

August 16th, 2007

UPDATE: A clickable wireframe manifestation of the maps below is also now available. The current system map for MyStuff. As detailed as I can get right now. Still needs work though. Another mind map shows the types and functionality within the system.

MyStuff design iterations 20080815

August 15th, 2007

Today’s design iterations seek to fix some of the high-level information architecture issues. I’ve removed the ‘quicklinks’ toggle (for the time being) in order to free up some screen real estate for the breadcrumb/titles to breathe. The user should now have a much clearer idea of where he is within the system. We have a […]

Pondering the MyStuff problematic sytem information architecture

August 15th, 2007

I’d like a little feedback on the following critical issue, if you have time. The ‘breadcrumb’ navigation is all over the place. That’s because MyStuff is by nature ‘all over the place’. It’s all about creating something that can be reused in multiple places. As a result, strict hierarchy is difficult to define. And users […]

MyStuff – Today’s interface proofs

August 13th, 2007

Notable updates include screens for the BU130 ‘space’. This model follows through to the STM895, H808, K214 and U122 workspaces. See the latest batch of MyStuff screens on Flickr.

A suggestion for improving the OU website Information Architecture

April 19th, 2007

I’ve been working with David Winter on some usable web design guidelines for colour, typography and grid layout. We’ve just about cracked the colours and will be determining some usable and accessible combinations (themes if you like) that can be grabbed and applied to your designs with ease. We’ve also recently been tackling typography and […]