Matt Isherwood

UX / web / information design

Hello, what can I help you with?

My latest writing on practical UX design is here:

The psychology of persuasion

Six great articles about psychology to inspire you. From fashion to crime.

The powerful user experience of email

Where I elaborate on five reasons why I think email will continue to have a future, even in the face of products like Slack.

Celebsite: Duke & Duchess of Cambridge

Where I get inspired by the latest Royal birth to take a look at the UX of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's website. I don't think it's going to be long to reign over us.

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There's information and dates for my UX design workshops here:

Data-driven UX on a budget

This class demystifies the buzz around metrics, analytics, and data. For every digital product, there are strategic level key performance metrics (KPIs) that management has to monitor.

This workshop will demonstrate how to make actionable design decisions based on metrics from products like Optimizely, Google Analytics, usertesting.com, social media and real-time stats.

Workshop with General Assembly

Key UX principles for ecommerce sites

Today, more and more retailers are moving their businesses to the digital sphere. With platforms readily available, it’s easier than ever to set up an online store—but there are a few key design principles that when utilised can help set your online business apart and achieve market success.

In this 90-minute class, we’ll take a closer look at ecommerce and the essential UX tips around it.

Class with General Assembly

Intro to wireframing

This workshop—ideal for web designers and product managers starting out with wireframing—covers the basics of how to use Omnigraffle and the benefits of wireframing and how you can use it to get quick, actionable results.

Workshop with General Assembly

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Finally, there's some old film infographics over here:

The Bechdel Academy

The Mutant Brigade

The Love-in Triangle