heidi adkisson / interactive architect

  New & Upcoming

AIGA Currents 9 Presentation. On May 20, 2005 I spoke on the topic "Introduction to User-Centered Design" at the AIGA Currents 9 Conference here in Seattle.

Download Currents 9 Presentation (7 MB PowerPoint File)

  Use of Faceted Classification. November 2, 2003. My update to Web Design Practices examines how e-commerce sites use faceted classification to help people find products.

IA Summit Poster. On March 22, 2003 I presented a poster at the Information Architecture Summit held by the American Society for Information and Technology (ASIS&T). The poster summarized high-level findings from my thesis research, and provided an opportunity to talk with others about my research.

Download 11" by 17" IA Summit Poster (1 MB PDF)

  Completed Master's Thesis. December, 2002. My completed Master's thesis is now posted (as a pdf). For my research, I examined 75 leading e-commerce Web sites, analyzing how they present hierarchical navigation and common e-commerce functions. More >
  Graphic Artist Guild Presentation. On December 4, 2002 I spoke at the Seattle Graphic Artists Guild luncheon on the topic "User-Centered Interface Design."

Download SGAG Presentation (4.4 MB PowerPoint file)
  IPCC Paper & Presentation. In September, 2002 I presented at the International Professional Communication Conference (IPCC 2002) in Portland, OR. The topic, "Identifying De-facto Standards for E-Commerce Web Sites" was based in part on research conducted for my Master's degree in Technical Communication.

Download IPCC Presentation (4.3 MB PowerPoint file)


© 2003 Heidi P. Adkisson | heidi@hpadkisson.com


Web Design Practices
Based in part on my thesis research, Web Design Practices examines current design practice on the Web and attempts to make connections between common practices and related empirical research.

My Weblog—informal writings about interactive architecture, writing & design.