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Working in a project team: divide tasks and roles

Getting started as a project team can often be chaotic and unclear. To quickly establish some structure, first divide roles. Roles can be various, adapted to the kind of team you are. For instance for a student project team, working together on a design assignment, start with at least a chairman, a secretary and a … Continue reading Working in a project team: divide tasks and roles

Design guidelines for Web Development

This is a a collection of links and thoughts about web design which tries to give some guidelines. It is in no way meant to be complete. First, consider web page layout Which part of the web page is visible? (scroll?) What viewport size(s)? Try aiming at least: Small (under 600px), Medium (600px – 900px) … Continue reading Design guidelines for Web Development

Idea generation with LittleBits for “Design for Specific Users”

Tomorrow a Littlebits-workshop will be held for students doing a project on “Design for Specific Users”. We are going to practice building small, interactive circuits. Aim is to investigate design possibilities in the idea phase of the design process and quickly try-out different directions for idea’s. Students are encouraged to experiment freely by building circuits, mixing … Continue reading Idea generation with LittleBits for “Design for Specific Users”

Turn standard WordPress Gallery into an isotope Gallery

Isotope is a nice jQuery plugin to build galleries with. With just a little coding you can turn a standard WordPress gallery into a nice responsive isotope-gallery. No WordPress-plugins needed. Start by creating a standard WordPress Gallery: when editing a Page (or Post), press the Add Media icon, choose ‘Create Gallery’, pick your images, press … Continue reading Turn standard WordPress Gallery into an isotope Gallery

How to run SolidWorks 2015 SP4 on Windows 10

[16-NOV-2015 update: SP5 is still not available…] SolidWorks 2015 SP4 has compatibility issues with Windows 10. SolidWorks announced they will fix this in the next release of their Service Pack, which will be SP5. Since SP5 will be released no earlier than October, here is a work-a-round: run SolidWorks in compatibility mode. To do this, … Continue reading How to run SolidWorks 2015 SP4 on Windows 10