Posts by Paul Olyslager

 

The book giveaway contest for ‘Playful Design’ by John Ferrara and ‘Storytelling for User Experience’ by Whitney Quesenbery & Kevin Brooks has concluded. Find out now if you’re one of the lucky winners. Not a winner this time? Look out for another book giveaway in … continue reading

I’m giving away two copies of John Ferrara’s new book, Playful Design and two copies of ‘Storytelling for User Experience’ by Whitney Quesenbery & Kevin Brooks. Whether you are a UX Professional or enthusiast Usability Evangelist, you’ll surely appreciate these two books. To enter, just follow … continue reading

In my attempt to stay up to date with my profession I attend conferences from time to time or watch interesting live shows on usability related issues. Searching the web for interesting articles I stumbled upon some movies on User Experience of which I … continue reading

At Corelio Publishing, a leading online and offline news publisher in Belgium, we’re testing our newsletter templates endlessly. With several 100k emails a day even the smallest change could mean a huge difference in the Click Through Rate and traffic to our websites. Although A/B testing with email templates is not that hard, it demands… continue reading

It seems an endless discussion whether the user experience can be designed or not. The difficulty of the discussion lies in the level of abstraction since everything is an experience and everyone is a user. There is no standard definition, nor consensus among the practitioners, of what experience design really … continue reading

Paul Olyslager

I'm the creator and editor of paulolyslager.com, a blog about on Web Design, User Experience and Usability. Currently I'm working as UX Manager for a leading supplier of nutrients and supplements to the European market based in Berlin, Germany. Follow me @paulolyslager or google+.