Harry Brignull - From Print to iPad: designing a reading experience

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May 01, 2012

Harry Brignull - From Print to iPad: designing a reading experience

UX Designers always talk about failing early and often, but we rarely share the gritty details of the problems we face and the disasters we narrowly avert when working behind closed doors.

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UX London

May 01, 2012
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  1. From Print to iPad by Harry Brignull Note: these slides

    are not intended as a stand-alone resource. For the full transcript see http://90poe.com/PrintToiPad
  2. FAIL EARLY FAIL OFTEN FAIL FASTER KILL YOUR DARLINGS FAIL

    LOUD FAIL BETTER FAIL NOISILY THROW AWAY SUCCEED SOONER
  3. A BIT LIKE SEX?

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  8. In Newsstand Top Grossing Top 10 Hasn’t left top 20

    since launch Majority of reviews are 5 star ˒
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  11. “IF THIS PROJECT GOES WRONG, WHAT’S THE MOST LIKELY THING

    WE WOULD HAVE DONE TO MAKE IT GO THAT WAY?”
  12. ABC Circulation Figures ’95-11 0 50000 100000 150000 200000 Jan-Jul

    98 Jul-Dec 99 Jan-Jul 01 Jul-Dec 02 Jan-Jul 04 Jul-Dec 05 Jan-Jul 07 Jul-Dec 08 Jan-Jul 10 Jul-Dec 11
  13. Comparing by relative physical size

  14. Comparing by relative pixels

  15. Section pages, containing excerpts of articles.

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  18. Contents page: - a glorified table of contents Main News

    Politics World at a glance People Briefing Best articles Health & Science Talking Points Sport Letters Books Drama & Film Fine Art & Exhibitions The List Property Food & Drink Travel Companies in the news City Talking Points City Commentators Shares The Last Word Our Proposed IA
  19. Contents page: - a glorified table of contents Main News

    Main News Politics World at a glance People Briefing Best articles Health & Science Talking Points Sport Letters Books Drama & Film Fine Art & Exhibitions The List Property Food & Drink Travel Companies in the news City Talking Points City Commentators Shares The Last Word Our Proposed IA Section page: - (Politics, Sports, etc) with article excerpts.
  20. Contents page: - a glorified table of contents Main News

    An Article Main News Politics World at a glance People Briefing Best articles Health & Science Talking Points Sport Letters Books Drama & Film Fine Art & Exhibitions The List Property Food & Drink Travel Companies in the news City Talking Points City Commentators Shares The Last Word Our Proposed IA Article page: - Where you actually do the reading. Section page: - (Politics, Sports, etc) with article excerpts.
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  23. A classic architect’s mistake

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  38. Solved.

  39. * But we did still make some mistakes with the

    gestural UI
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  43. ONE LAST THING...

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  45. Thank you.