I recently came across a small, tucked away community on Reddit called /r/Desire Path. In fact, it’s over 28,000 members strong, and they’re all interested in one thing: paths created as a consequence of foot or bicycle traffic. As I really started to dig into the Desire Path community, I realized that many of the images could be associated with different stages of UX.
These are really interesting because they’re a great example of design iteration through (natural and unsolicited) user feedback.
Here, the designer is confirming the user’s needs and thus improving the design.
Research has overwhelmingly proved that good health is associated with happiness and even more valued than material possessions across cultures.
There is a correlation between sickness and negative states of health and the healthier an individual is the happier they rate themselves as (Davey and Selin 145).