Category Archives: Mind Candy

Why the Costa Coffee Club app UX leaves a bitter taste

Costa Coffee has recently launched it’s Coffee Club app, aiming to give users an alternative to the old plastic loyalty cards. Unfortunately it doesn’t quite hit the mark. It’s very easy to criticise something without knowing the detail behind the decisions made on the project.

Job Fair

Interview – Claire Sadler on the UX Job Market

We speak to Claire Sadler (@ClaireSadler13) from Cogs Agency in Shoreditch, London, UK about the state of the UX Job market, employment trends and salaries. Like a flame to the UX moth nation of London, Claire has been recruiting for UXers for 3 years   How have

Paper Form

Interview – Caroline Jarrett on Form Design and Usability

Disclosure: This post contains some links (marked with *) on which a small commission is earned. Read full disclosure policy. We speak to Caroline Jarrett – one of the leading figures in form design and usability and author of Forms that Work: Designing Web Forms

Bad Hairday

The Psychology of Slacktivism

I was travelling on the tube (the subway for our American readers) the other day and caught a glimpse of a new fundraising campaign by Macmillian Cancer Support called ‘Shave or Style‘. Normally when you think of fundraising campaigns you think of things like cycling