It’s 2020 and we’re still making ridiculous products aimed at women and their supposed many, many unique needs. Need proof? I give you two absurd convention redesigns that have been either rolled out or seriously considered in that past 10 years.

Okay, clearly this one never came to fruition but…


The habitual heavyweight that is Reddit and the power of what we know

2005: the fifteen years between then and now may as well be eons. So much has changed so rapidly (especially in the digital world) that it’s hard to even comprehend the scope of it. When I grow…


It Usually Always Means Trouble

The dashboard iconography used in vehicular systems usually acts not as a facilitator for habitual action but as a signifier for sporadic trouble.

Driving a car, once you get the hang of it, is usually straightforward. You get in, you start the ignition and you…


Machine Learning and Responsive IA: How They Can Work in Tandem to Produce A Better User Experience

The world is full of concepts and these concepts are further broken down into seemingly atomic particles. It’s the way we learn and the way we prefer to consume. Breaking something down to…


Usability is Not Their Middle Name

The travel booking platform can be overwhelming with information displayed haphazardly and in unnecessary excess.

Of the hundreds of reward-focused credit cards available today, the Chase Sapphire Reserve has consistently ranked amongst the best of the best. Boasting a robust array of bonus features and an impressive sign-up bonus, the card continues to attract those wishing their money (and by extension-credit card) could work for…


An ATM for Children

Stage 1: Empathize

What is an ATM?

An ATM can be many different things to many different people. In the United States, it is often a stand-alone machine which can be found either within or outside of a financial institution which enables users to withdraw money from their respective accounts…

Kristin Romero

Brief thoughts on design in the context of the everyday mundane…plus more!

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