Watching for new behaviours and sharing what we learn

We focus on people. Digital tools are changing the way we think and make choices. Understanding this change is the key to making better business and design decisions. We write and share something pretty much every day.

      Follow the journey of our Singapore UX trainees

      By Keynes Yeo 16 Jan 2017

      We have added four aspiring UX designers to the Foolproof team; two consultant trainees and two designer trainees. They have joined us for a 12-month training programme; 6 months with our Singapore team and 6 months in our UK offices.

      Tags: Foolproof news, International

      V&A exhibition showcases digital, physical relationship

      By Foolproof 11 Nov 2016

      Watch this video to see our creative technology team at work on their installation for the V&A Digital Design Weekend.

      Tags: Foolproof news, Creative technology

      The Guardian: Is technology still a man’s world?

      By Foolproof 08 Nov 2016

      Emi Mitchell, Creative Technologist, tells The Guardian why she loves her job.

      Tags: Foolproof news, Creative technology

      Why we are joining Zensar

      By Tom Wood 02 Nov 2016

      Today we’ve taken the next step on the Foolproof journey and joined global tech company Zensar.

      Tags: Foolproof news

      BBC announces new Design Research roster

      By Foolproof 07 Oct 2016

      Foolproof added to the BBC Design Research roster.

      Tags: Foolproof news

      Hiut Music wins Best Product Design

      By Foolproof 15 Jun 2016

      Our creative technology studio, Knit took home the award for Best Product Design at the Design Week Awards 16. A proud moment for the team and an honour to be recognised by a panel our peers for our hard work.

      Tags: Foolproof news, Creative technology

      Foolproof 360

      By Joe Duffy 18 Dec 2015

      2015 has witnessed the emergence of some really exciting creative technologies, and 360 video is up there with the best of them. We’ve had a lot of fun experimenting with this medium over the last few months so we thought we’d put our kit to good use and do something a bit different this Christmas.

      Tags: Foolproof news, Knit

      Let’s get physical with digital

      By Foolproof 21 Apr 2015

      Get hands-on with all sorts of gadgetry at our Digital Shoreditch open evening this May.

      Tags: Technology, Foolproof news, Knit

      Knit launches Cardboard Objects

      By Foolproof 08 Apr 2015

      Our colleagues at Knit love to get their hands on new technologies, so unsurprisingly they’ve done some tinkering and designed a way to expand the capabilities of the low-cost VR platform Google Cardboard.

      Tags: Technology, Foolproof news, Knit

      Foolproof acquires creative technology agency Knit

      By Peter Ballard 14 Jan 2015

      This week we announced our acquisition of Knit, an award-winning creative technology company.

      Tags: Technology, Foolproof news, Knit

      World Usability Day 2014: engagement

      By Foolproof 15 Dec 2014

      We welcomed friends and peers from local universities and meet-up groups into our three offices for World Usability Day. It’s always one of the highlights of our calendar year – and this year was no different.

      Tags: Foolproof news

      Operation OpenStreetMap

      By Joe Duffy 14 Nov 2014

      Our clients’ desire to gain an understanding of user behaviours and emerging markets gives us the opportunity to conduct research in some amazing places. So when we were introduced to OpenStreetMap we soon found a way to harness the global knowledge of our co-workers and map some of the weird and wonderful locations we've visited over the years.

      Tags: Foolproof news

      World Usability Day 2014

      By Foolproof 24 Oct 2014

      We are always keen to open our doors to the next generation of user experience professionals. World Usability Day provides a great opportunity to play host to students and anyone who is interested in making a career in experience design.

      Tags: Foolproof news

      Interview: Nicole Harlow, Senior Consultant

      By Joe Duffy 09 Oct 2014

      This interview profile’s Nicole Harlow, a Senior Consultant at Foolproof. It looks at her career path before joining the company, her role and main responsibilities as a Senior Consultant and what she finds most challenging and rewarding about this role.

      Tags: UX jobs & skills, Foolproof news

      Digital Summit Atlanta sketchnotes

      By Foolproof 27 May 2014

      We recently attended the Digital Summit in Atlanta, here are sketchnotes we made summing up three key presentations.

      Tags: Foolproof news

      ATOC launch new product and web experience

      By Luke Romeril 03 Mar 2014

      Foolproof partnered with the Association of Train Operating Companies to design the product page for the launch of its new railcard - 'Two Together'.

      Tags: Foolproof news, Travel & leisure

      HSBC scoop top CIM award

      By Foolproof 13 Feb 2014

      Congratulations to the HSBC Expat team who won two big awards at last night’s Chartered Institute of Marketing Excellence Awards.

      Tags: Financial services, Foolproof news

      Festive student visit

      By Foolproof 06 Jan 2014

      We opened our doors to students interested in a career in UX. Fed up on mince pies they headed out into the wild to do some real life research into showrooming.

      Tags: UX jobs & skills, Foolproof news

      UX Pub Crawl

      By Danielle Lyon 12 Dec 2013

      With Christmas coming we’ve put in some hard hours looking at emerging user experiences in pubs and restaurants – a UX pub crawl. Here's what we did, where we did it and what we thought of it.

      Tags: Foolproof news

      It’s alive! The new Foolproof site

      By Peter Ballard 24 Oct 2013

      Those of you who know Foolproof of old, will have noticed that we have a brand new website and a whole new visual identity too.

      Tags: Foolproof news