Author Archives: Melinda Y.

NYC Anniversary

Happy one year anniversary! I’ve moved to this diversified city almost around a year. This are some of my illustration capturing the classic symbols from the city that inspire me: People around me have high enthusiasm talking about Pizza. I enjoy … Continue reading

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Color Harmonies Décor App

[This is a side project while I was interested in home decoration] Home furnishings is a $79 billion industry, according to IBIS World as of December, and the space is attracting innovators and investors alike 2015. Once home décor was dominated … Continue reading

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UI Design Tips for Multi-Touch Experiences

At Microsoft Production Studios, Director of Emerging Media, Paolo Tosolini and I have created a tutorial explaining some UI design techniques that we have adopted in a variety of multi-touch applications to be used on large displays. We hope this … Continue reading

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Backseat Driver: Intimate Interaction between Kids and Parents

Recently I have been researching some automotive apps on the market for another final project from class, COM597: Interactive Design. The practical functions of current  automotive apps include educational tutorials, driving logs, gas finders for cheap gas, repair estimates, finding … Continue reading

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How to Motivate Retailer Shoppers with QR Codes

QR code is a kind of a gateway connecting a digital world and a true life via mobile devices. Though nowadays more and more people believe QR code is going to die out or be replaced by other cutting-edge techniques, marketers … Continue reading

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Why Should We Think about Mobile Security?

I complained to my friend that my phone is getting slow and crashing easily whenever I use some apps these days. “Hmmm…Have you tried an antivirus software on your phone?” she said. My mobile device should have Security Software? This … Continue reading

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