Sad to hear that @blendconf was cancelled – http://2015.blendconf.com. @bermonpainter

Sad to hear that @blendconf was cancelled - http://2015.blendconf.com. @bermonpainter & team did a fantastic job, but that can't overcome lack of interest :-( Thanks for everything you did. I feel lucky I attended. Related - My notes from #blendconf 2013 http://blendconf13-davidmead.tumblr.com

Day 2 – The World Is A Screen

Second presentation and it too was a corker! Andrew Hinton gives us a deep dive with a presentation I’d expect at the IA Summit. Both digital and physical stores can be seen as “information environments”. “Technology makes signage less stable” A bus stop in Dublin and you know got familiar with the signs until someone…

Day 2 – The Design in Service Design

Magnus & Anders are two very cool Swedes. They work for Doberman and have just opened up offices in NYC. Both coming from the “good ol’ days” at the beginning of the web they shared some of the projects that led to Doberman and the work they’d done there: Apoteket - Sweden’s only pharmacy. Had…

Day 1 – (Workshop) Service Design Making with Patrick Quattlebaum

Patrick¬†works for Adaptive Path, and I’ve yet to be disappointed by any of their employees talks. As the walls were covered with butcher paper you knew we’d be getting our hands dirty with some exercises. ¬†First he walked us through some examples. Going on a date night with his wife and the differences between using…

Day 1 – (Workshop) Front End Lego with Shay Howe

Shay works for Belly and walked us through a hands-on workshop of creating and implementing the ‘LEGO’ approach of front end GUI elements. Though I am familiar with OOCSS & SMACSS, it was nice refresher and the first time I actually pair-programmed (seeing as I didn’t bring a laptop). Here’s his slide deck from an…