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Design Critique: Products for People

Encouraging usable designs for a better customer experience.

Dec 24, 2010

The ultimate longitudinal review, five years in the making. Sennheiser has changed their once-terrific PX-100 headphones for the worse. We don't often do negative reviews on Design Critique, but it's useful to analyze how a great user experience can disappoint after several years ownership. Reliability is the Achilles...

Nov 10, 2010

Peter Morville joins Timothy Keirnan to discuss the keynote presentation at Internet User Experience 2010 and his new book, Search Patterns, co-written with Jeffrey Callendar.

You can find Peter at his company's website:

And his blog is at

Oct 11, 2010

Mark Phillips from Vertabase joins Tim Keirnan at Internet User Experience 2010 to talk about project management's effects on design. Mark's session at IUE was called "Connecting Pixels, Bytes, and Dollars: How Designers, Developers, and Clients Can Work Together."

You can find Mark, and his blog, at

Aug 28, 2010

Tim Keirnan interviews the design & development team for TechSmith's upcoming Snagit for Macintosh. Items discussed include:

* How and why did TechSmith decide to do a version of their popular Snagit for the Mac OSX platform?

* What is the design process of Snagit for Mac?

* How is Snagit for Mac related to Snagit for...

Aug 7, 2010

Jared Spool of User Interface Engineering joins Tim Keirnan for Design Critique's 5th anniversary episode. That's FIVE years, folks!

The guys discuss some favorite UX-related new media audio and video shows, debate the effectiveness of advertisements in new media shows, and generally engage in freewheeling talk that...