Alexander Street Landing Page Redesign (Design Story)

August 22, 2019 / 0 comments

Project Brief: The goal of this project was to ensure that the users of Alexander Street Press, a video and primary source archive for educational programming, were met with the highest possible satisfactory landing page. One that would aide in sign-up statistics and let the users know what it is that Alexander Street has that…

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Enhancing The Pratt Institute Libraries Experience – UX Research and Recommendations

August 22, 2019 / 0 comments

ABOUT THE PRATT INSTITUTE LIBRARIES The Pratt Institute Libraries is an academic library institution serving three campuses in the New York area. The Libraries’ main building is located on Pratt’s Brooklyn campus with collections and services that focus on the visual arts, architecture, design, creative writing, and related fields. The mission of the Pratt Institute…

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AFA Design Story – Patrick Jerry

August 22, 2019 / 0 comments

  The Project Our task was to redesign of the Arts for All official website to make it more attractive, more functional, and  more appropriate for a modern arts education nonprofit. The Problem AFA’s current website is unpleasant to use because it is ugly to look at and it is difficult to discern the site’s…

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Design Story: Materials for the Arts

August 22, 2019 / 0 comments

Scope Initial interviews with Materials for the Arts (MFTA) revealed the organization’s key goals in a website redesign. The organization would like its users to be informed of the different opportunities it provides beyond donations and scheduled appointments. In order to insure that prospective users are efficiently and effectively exploring the interface a series of…

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Kitten season at the Animal Care Center of NYC

August 16, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Animal Care Center of NYC is the city’s shelter for homeless animals. Accepting almost any animal, domestic or wild, whether completely healthy or on its deathbed, the ACC takes in close to 30,000 animals each year. Despite the number of unique and exotic animals passing through, the majority of animals in the shelter population,……

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“Seeing Through Photographs” — Evaluation of MoMA’s online course

August 14, 2019 / 0 comments

“Seeing Through Photographs” — Evaluation of MoMA’s online course written by Gloriana Amador and Marta Mikłaszewicz This post is a summary of the research project conducted at Pratt Institute in the spring semester of 2019 as part of the INFO 685 course: Digital Analytics: Web, Mobile and Social Media in collaboration with The Museum of Modern Art. The Museum…

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Portfolio Showcase

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

View select portfolios of our graduating students at the Portfolio Showcase, including work from Library & Information Science, Information Experience Design, and Data Analytics & Visualization programs. On view in room 606 from 5:30-7:30pm at #infoshow19, May 17th, 2019. Matthew Bishop, MSDAV ’19 Yang Cong, MSIXD ’19 Carolyn Dellinger, MSLIS ’19 Armando Garcia, MSIXD ’18…

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Physical Computing Showcase

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

View the work from students in INFO 697 Physical Computing and Rapid Prototyping taught by Profs. Monica Maceli and Basem Aly at #infoshow19, May 17 at 6pm-6:35pm, room 602. Author information Isabella Deocariza Isabella Deocariza is a second-year MS Information Experience Design candidate. Passionate about art and inclusion, she believes that everyone deserves impactful experiences…

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Digital Journal for Underserved User Group in Mental Health

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

A digital journal app designed for black males in the low- income neighborhood as a solution to help with their mental wellbeing. This project aims to bring awareness to design for underserved user groups, and more than often, designing for an underserved groups solves a problem a broader user group experiences. Author information kcha336 I…

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Human-Computer Interaction for Visually Impaired Users

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) deals with methodologies for building design solutions. HCI focuses on developing a deep understanding of users and their needs. It is important to design products for everyone that includes people with disabilities. The purpose of this paper is to examine major methodologies available to make design accessible for visually impaired users. The…

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Designing for OCD

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Designing for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder This presentation is intended to introduce people about OCD and experience their feeling. Many people misunderstanding OCD, they assume people with OCD either overreact about their thought or consider them are as same as the perfectionist, which is not accurate. My goal is to give people a better understanding of…

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Visualizing Citi bikes

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction In 2008, the New York City Department of Transportation conducted research on alternative forms of transportation and published a strategic plan. Surprisingly, according to statistics, over 50% of all automobile trips happened in the city were under 3 miles, within the distances of pleasant bicycle trips. In 2009, a bike-share program was first proposed……

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How to find the best dessert in Manhattan

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION Have you ever wonder where can buy the best dessert in New York City? There are all kinds of authentic dessert in New York City because of its largest multi-immigrants environment in the world. As a dessert lover, I would like to explore the relationship between dessert shop distributions and Manhattan context. In this……

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Mapping Social Impact: Design Corps 2005-2019

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Charting a Course Some years ago, a recent Pratt graduate named Chris Peck went on a job interview. While his interviewer was taking Chris through a tour of the firm, they came upon some of the firm’s work for Pencils of Promise, a non-profit founded in 2008 that builds schools in developing regions. Recognition flashed across……

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Small Business Support Organizations in New York City: Made in NYC and the NYC New Business Acceleration Program

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction New York City has experienced a rise in new small business development over the past couple decades, facilitated by both an increased interest in opening small businesses as well as a commitment by organizations who offer support to small businesses. Made in NYC (MINYC), an initiative of the Pratt Center for Community Development, and……

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VISUALISATION OF FIVE INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT NEWYORK

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction New York is a charming city where you can experience the culture of the world. The diversity of its immigrant population has created a vibrant and open environment; there is no city like New York. People come from all over the world; they love New York but don’t know New York well. When people……

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Pratt Institute Library Website Discovery Service Dashboard Analysis

August 7, 2019 / 0 comments

“The Pratt Institute Libraries mission is to provide outstanding service and access to a resource-rich environment that facilitates critical thinking and creative teaching and learning in the Pratt community.” Therefore an important goal is to provide resources and services in the most effective way possible to their patrons by leveraging their web presence to streamline…

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Usability Testing of Medieval Londoners Website

August 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Medieval Londoners website is dedicated to medieval London and its inhabitants. Website content includes various resources to study the history of medieval London and Londoners such as chronicles, archives, maps, coins, heraldry, wills, religion, finance and taxes, law and more. All the materials are collected from the British History Online website. The main function of…

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Anxiety & Young Instagram Users

August 7, 2019 / 0 comments

When Facebook bought Instagram, it had only 30 million users. Now Instagram has 1billion monthly active users. The United States has 121m users on Instagram. Over 40 billion photos have been shared on the platform. Instagram usage is doubled between June 2016 and 2018. The biggest demographic group are males between 18-24 and 60.4% of…

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#infoshow19 Program Booklet

August 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Please find the #infoshow19 program booklet, available as a PDF and in print at the show. Author information Pratt iSchool | The post #infoshow19 Program Booklet appeared first on #infoshow.