Saturday, May 30, 2009

Your Opinion on a Retail Social Networking Site

This poll is to solicit feedback on a retail social media domain name coming in early 2010. Your opinion will help shape the development of the branding of the site.

You're getting an opportunity to get in from the ground up! This poll will be discontinued in August 2009. Thank you for your participation!

If you're interested in being part of our beta user group, feel free to send an e-mail at

Sunday, May 17, 2009

How people really use the iPhone

Bill Westerman, Create with Context

We frequently see that interaction and visual designs from one flagship product - such as the iPhone - have an influence throughout design for the web, desktop, mobile, and consumer electronics platforms. As a strategic design firm, Create with Context finds it important to stay on top of emerging design trends. We recently published "How people really use the iPhone", an interesting readout of design issues and recommendations for people designing for the iPhone and beyond. Our presentation on this topic at the iPhone Developer's Summit was called the "best presentation of the conference" by several attendees. Give us a shout if you're looking for strategic design and/or research for web, mobile, desktop, or consumer electronics. We're Silicon Valley-based, and work globally. We're at

Bill Westerman is a Principal with Create with Context, a strategic design and research firm focused on helping clients invent and reinvigorate digital products. He works with companies ranging from early-stage startups to global brands like Adobe, Panasonic, and Yahoo! to help translate customer needs into compelling products.

Saturday, May 2, 2009

My Favorite Resources - May 2009

As promised, here's my ever growing resource list and good reads for May 2009:

Please feel free to comment to add your own resource links that I may have missed! Enjoy!