A bridge under a purple sky—a painting similar to Monet’s Charing Cross Bridge series in this case under a twilight effect.
A bridge under a purple sky—a painting similar to Monet’s Charing Cross Bridge series in this case under a twilight effect.
Bridging the gap—affording UX a methodology for whole practice

What is Human Experience Design? If you’ve heard me in person or follow me online, you may have heard me talk about it or in other nomenclature: Hx, HxD, HxDD (Human Experience Design and Development).

In 2012, I was immediately attracted to the field of UX and Interaction Design because I had been doing some research, wireframing, flows, and prototyping as a web designer and developer for a couple of years. But also because I love psychology, the human mind, and the behavior it induces. I was always very inspired by the dedication of UX ideologies centered around the human…

In this article, I aim to address common questions about my thoughts and approach to UX, some on my projects, and about me as a UX professional.

Name: Irfan Mir
Email: hello@ir.fan
Portfolio: https://irfan.design (timelines for recent positions)—view by project, rather
Blog: https://medium.com/@irfanmir
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/irfan-mir
Resume: https://irfan.fyi

What has past management said about me:

“We’re so proud to have had you on this team!…I think that every time I’ve introduced you to another person I’ve always had trouble saying what type of work you do. Yes you do accessibility and yes you do UX, but you also do so much…

Hello world. I’m Irfan. Thanks for wanting to read my thoughts and musings. I’m in the process of writing two articles, one on something I call Hx and the other as a story of parts of my creative journey thus far.

Irfan wordmark: “Irfan”, my first name, in a custom slab-serif type as a mask partially showing a landscape through the letters.

Hx is short for Human Experience Design and Development. Hx is a set of techniques that I followed in the later part of the second article mentioned above — my journey to come up with a brand for the future. It details key events and my process on the visual design side of my life and ultimately coming up…

Irfan Mir

Lover of empathy, intrinsic motivation, and alliterations. Philosopher, Poet, Problem Solver. Experience Designer, AI Researcher by profession.

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