Design: A Thought Process

Some important points from article I read Celebrating Design Without Contending With It ( Maybe the phenomenon of the “dumb” yet successful, familiar in many fields, applies equally in design. … Design (they are forever pointing out) is not merely an exercise in superficial aesthetics or styling, as the public may assume. It is, rather, […]

Delightful UX & Restaurant

I read this article from Nielsen Norman Group, titled “Everything I Needed to Know About Good User Experience I Learned While Working in Restaurants“. I can say that this article is really good because it give me new perception about delightful experience. The article also inspires me to enrich my experience through Cerita Makan Emil […]

Affective Forecasting

Affective forecasting is the process of predicting how future events will influence emotional well-being. People often use affective forecasting when making decisions. For example, people make choices about who to marry, where to live, and what to buy based on their affective forecasts about what will bring happiness. Unfortunately, affective forecasting is prone to error, […]

Why Storytelling?

As a person who works in UX field, I know that storytelling is important. However, I did not really understand why they said storytelling is important until I found this article in HBR ( A big part of a CEO’s job is to motivate people to reach certain goals. To do that, he or she […]

Bauhaus Design & Web Design

​Form follows function. Simplicity and accessibility in design. A return to the basics of craftsmanship. (Image from These ideas guided a design revolution. You’re probably thinking about User Experience, but in fact these philosophies were popularized almost a century earlier, defining the Bauhaus movement. Bauhaus was founded by the German architect Walter Gropius in 1919 as a school of […]

Eacular – Application To Learn English For Teenage with Hearing Impairment (Prototype)

In this assignment, we were asked to create design solution for people with disabilities using steps we learned in this course. We chose to create design solution for people with hearing impairment. People with hearing impairment have harder times in learning than normal people in general. For learning language, especially foreign language, they have even more difficulty in understanding words since they communicate with sign language which has less words than spoken language. In addition, sign language for foreign language, such as English, has different pronunciation or sign than how it was written (not like our Bahasa Indonesia where most of vocabularies can be read as it is).