Come for the features, stay for the experience

“Sprinkle some UX dust on it!”

Utility, Usability, Beauty

  • Utility: what can the user accomplish that they could not realistically accomplish before?
  • Usability: how comfortable is it for a user to apply this utility?
  • Beauty: how does it change the user’s internal affect — their mood, their frame of mind, and their view of themselves?
One of the many fabulous antique stools; this one’s for piano, and features an adjustable seat height. That’s more usability: letting users customize the seat for their needs, in this case to reduce fatigue.

False equivalences part 2: Locked In Users

Not Even Wrong, Part 3: Success

Blocks, blocks everywhere. Where’s Shakey when you need him?

How will users experience your product?

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