If you have survived the recent Home Based Learning as part of the Circuit Breaker, it'd be great to hear about your experience, and share your thoughts on this online teaching/learning method. Here's a shoutout to all the teachers who have made this possible. Thank you for giving your best in making this work for… Continue reading HBL – for kids or adults?
Had to reset my LandLease account recently and was pleased to be greeted with this screen when asked to create a new password. This is a good example of how password setting has been designed well - when users don't have to read the company's mind and guess the password requirement. Instead, we are told… Continue reading Mind Reading no more
Went shopping the other day and was trying this entrance of this shop, when we received weird looks from the customers inside. Turns out we had missed the papers that were pasted on the doors to inform us that the entrance was at the other side. A few reasons why we might have missed the… Continue reading Hello from the other side
Attended a friend's wedding recently at a hotel and was washing hands in the washroom when I started looking for tissue to dry my hands after. I looked at the mirror first and saw no tissue icon, so I bent down and saw no sign of tissue either - I assumed this indicated the hotel… Continue reading Where’s the Tissue?
Was previewing my site the other day and decided to swap the email icon for my full email instead. Two key reasons for the change: Though the icon looks cleaner and sleeker, the clickable surface area is actually quite small. This means more effort in moving the mouse to hover accurately over the icon on… Continue reading Email vs Icon
Was at a new mall recently and their only escalator down to B2 was under maintenance. Naturally, we headed for the nearest lift lobby and was not surprised to see a huge crowd of people waiting for the lift. What surprised us was the wait itself. Felt like we waited forever, and yet we were… Continue reading Lift to B2
What is Gong Cha? If you haven't heard of Gong Cha, it's a bubble milk tea brand founded in Taiwan in 2006. They first landed on our shores in 2009. It came as a shock when they announced they were closing down in May 2017. As a GC fan, you can imagine my joy when… Continue reading Gong Cha
Attended the General Assembly GAUXD13 course in second half of 2018, and finally checked this item off my personal to-do list. The Why Appreciated that our instructors asked this question at the beginning, as this helped me set my intention for the next 3 months. Personal goals of taking up this course was to find… Continue reading TURFER
At some point, I noticed I was always fascinated by the small little design decisions around me. Ones that made sense, ones that did not make sense. That's when I figured: heck, I should start a journal on this. A documentation of all these design decisions around us in our daily lives. Because UX transcends… Continue reading Hi.