Aral Balkan – the art of emotional design
Aral’s energy on stage is contagious, and it was a true delight to hear his talk.
I can’t summarise everything he talked about (because I was busy listening instead of taking notes :), but in short, what Aral said was:
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Simon Collison – what webdesign will look like in 2012
Simon walked us through his own subjective views on how webdesign will lool in 2 years. His main point were:
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Paul Boag – 5 new skills every webdesigner must know
Paul’s talk was highly inspirational, fun and provocative.
One of Paul’s statements that I really liked and agreed with was this: For most webdesigners, being a specialist is not an option. You need to be a generalist – because your clients will expect you to help them in many different areas.
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Sarah Parmenter – 10 tips for iPhone interface design
Sarah gave us a thorough walk through of her 10 tips. Her talk was extremely useful, and I can’t wait to watch it again when I receive the conference video.
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It’s Friday morning on the 21st May 2010, the day after I returned home from the amazing FOWD conference in London.
I got to hear just about everyone on my Must-see list except for Denise Jacobs and Brad Haynes (because I decided to see Remi Sharp’s and Paul Boag’s talks instead). But the ones I missed I will be able to catch on video when I get home (if you missed the conference, you can buy a full video coverage from FOWD).
On this early, and very beautiful morning, I will give you my roundup on the highs and lows of FOWD. Actually, only the highs, as there really were no lows – Carsonified did a truly awesome :) job on this one.
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