December 20, 2012

Simple Lessons from the Toy Shelves

It’s the holiday season and we are being inundated by ads and news stories proclaiming the hottest toys of the season. Here’s what we’ve learned from successful stocking stuffers.

September 10, 2012

Don’t Stop Pinching and Zooming Just Yet

What does the Apple vs. Samsung verdict mean for “pinch-to-zoom” as a user interface? Contrary to most reports, pinch-to-zoom’s cross-platform demise have been greatly exaggerated.

September 6, 2012

Pushing the Right Share Buttons: A guide for choosing the social media buttons that are right for you

We’ve all seen content surrounded by an overabundance of mismatched, staggered buttons “encouraging” the user to share on every social platform imaginable. Could this actually be encouraging the opposite?

Three User Experience Lessons Learned from FacebookJune 28, 2012

Three User Experience Lessons Learned from Facebook

The intertwined stories of Facebook’s success and the MySpace collapse create a compelling parable on how to approach user experience.

November 1, 2010

The Deep Focus Halloween Horror Movie Contest Killed – Literally & Figuratively

Nothing says Halloween like a low budget horror movie. That’s why in honor of the hair-raising holiday, we asked members of the Deep Focus family to create short horror films in their free time. We were disturbed by the results…in a good way. Check ‘em out.