Hello there! Thanks for dropping by! I'm Yashasvi Nagda (Yana) , UX Researcher and Interaction Designer by profession. Here are some of my design projects, artworks, write ups and thoughts. Feel free to ping in if you would like to talk about anyone of these or have some interesting projects you would want to collaborate... Continue Reading →
Do all dark patterns trick the users equally? Are all patterns equally deceptive? The article here tries to identify the parameters that can be assessed to identify how efficient a dark pattern is and yeah, how do we define that darkness.
Project Overview The project is an ongoing research on assistive systems for children with Severe Speech and Motor Impairment (SSMI). The project is funded by Microsoft Research under Microsoft AI Accessibility Grant. Initial user studies were done previously. The task assigned to me was understanding the needs identified from the user study and design and... Continue Reading →
Check my captures of most of the celestial events of 2020. (Lyrids, Perseids, NEOWISE, Solar Eclipse, Supermoon, Jupiter's Opposition)
A question from a stranger that made me wonder, how is someone supposed to look like for others to believe that they're battling the darkness. Here's a piece of a small writeup. #mentalwellbeing
The Hedonist is a black and white photo series which attempts to capture the pleasure, ecstasy and madness.
I've always wondered, how can someone be so much into something that they almost forget the existence of reality. For me she's My Alice in her Wonderland-always lost in a world of her own.
Gifts for Book-lovers inspired by all time favorites , Sherlock Holmes, Alice in Wonderland, Harry Potter. The greetings, hangings and collectibles were designed keeping in a bookworm's obsession with the books.