Extreme Environments HERO

Product Design for Extreme Environments

Here are some of the harshest environments you might come across as a product designer or engineer and the ruggedized solutions and products that stand up to them.

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From Smartphones to [Insert Your Device Here]: Unified IxD Principles, Part 2
The most glaring difference between a smartphone and other UI-centric products is that a smartphone as a device doesn’t consider specific context of use. Here are some scenarios where smartphone patterns might not work.
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From Smartphones to [Insert Your Device Here]: Unified IxD Principles, Part 1
Want your product to “look, feel, and act like an iPhone"? You can rely on some fundamental design principles that are universal to all mobile device experiences — many of which are informed by the ubiquity of smartphone and tablet devices.
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The Next New Normal in Technology and Interaction Design
We’ve identified technologies that will cause big and small shifts in the next few years and looked at how they are changing the practice of interaction design.
2024 07 10 Processes that Guide Creativity HERO
The Processes That Guide Creativity
Moments of inspiration aren’t unusual at all; practically any product innovation you can name has benefited from several. And if they seem to happen out of the blue, it’s because that genius was primed.
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Don’t Let Order Bias Distort User Research
We’re passionate advocates for user research and the critical role it plays in product design. But not all research is equal.
2024 07 02 Rational Guide to Brainstorming HERO
A Rational Guide To Brainstorming
Brainstorming can be very effective - if we don’t get lazy. At Delve, We subscribe to the notion of “more brain; less storm.”