All posts for "Nomensa thinks" category

Industry commentary - IQ July

Published
8th July 2015
by 
Tim Blass
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Industry commentary - IQ July

It’s been a while, but it’s good to be back here blogging again at Nomensa. With this in mind, what can you be expecting from this opening encounter? 

Well, I’ve gone for a blog loosely based upon a juxtaposition of the past and the future. Or, if you want something more dramatic, a theme which revolves around a ‘perfect collision of the old and the new’.

So, having rummaged through the archives of news past and present, let’s get this blog turning.

10 ways design influences voting

Published
7th May 2015
by 
Michael Harris
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10 ways design influences voting

In principle, democratic voting should be one of the simplest processes in the world. Everyone chooses what they want, and everyone’s opinion is counted. The most popular vote wins.

Yet like all things, complexity announces itself and sets us some problems. With the UK general election upon us, let us reflect on how democratic voting is actually designed, and how it could be refined in the future.

Industry commentary: Is a picture worth a thousand words?

Published
12th March 2015
by 
Juliet Richardson
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Industry commentary: Is a picture worth a thousand words?

Has the world become too visual? That was the question posed by Will Self recently in the Point of View slot on BBC Radio 4. He argues that we have a world that is now too image-rich and puts the case that he now considers himself to be “post-image”. Now, it is obviously Will’s job in the Point of View slot to be provocative, but it does raise some interesting questions about text and image and whether, in today’s digital world, we have become too greedy for images as Will argues.

Latest industry insights

Published
29th January 2015
by 
Emma Chittenden
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Latest industry insights

Privacy, or more specifically online privacy, has been getting a lot of attention of late. Whether it is big brands being hacked, online services facing security breaches or our right to privacy being questioned by our governments, there is almost daily media coverage of it. Nobody, it seems is immune from it.

Nomensa Christmas playlist

Published
4th December 2014
by 
Lauren Lennard
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Nomensa Christmas playlist

The Christmas tree is up at Nomensa Towers and we're starting to feel a little Christmassy! To celebrate, we've put together our favourite Christmas songs that make us feel all jolly!

Industry commentary: Reading re-imagined

Published
28th August 2014
by 
Michael Harris
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Industry commentary: Reading re-imagined

The future of speed-reading; removing the annoying necessity of moving your eyes and using anchoring on central letters, this can enable reading at 1000 words a minute. This may be how most text information is delivered in the future – potentially on wearable devices.

How to get the best ROI from your investment in UX

Published
1st July 2014
by 
Juliet Richardson
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How to get the best ROI from your investment in UX

Briefing someone on a potential new UX project can be a difficult task. You’ve decided what is needed, budget accordingly and hire an agency or individual to do the job. However, sometimes you find at the end that you don’t necessarily get the results you were hoping for.