UX Design on Textile Waste Recycling
By Rachel Wang

Project Research
The United States produces 33% of the world’s solid waste, with 4.6% of the global population.

  • NYC residents produce 12,000 tons of waste including 684 tons of clothing and textiles waste every day.
  • A big part of waste is sent to landfills which are responsible for 36% of all methane emissions in the US, one of the most potent contributors to global warming.
  • Many people sell or donate their reusable garment and home textile items, but lack of awareness and motivation to recycle the not-reusable items such as stained bedding, towels, torn clothing and under garments. …

An UX Design Case Study by Rachel Wang

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About the website, theWave.info

The Wave is an extraordinary natural phenomenon, a Navajo sandstone formation at the border of Arizona and Utah since Jurassic age, a geologic period and system of more than 200 million years ago.There is increasing number of people traveling to see the Wave. But the sandstone formation is too fragile for large amount of visitors. In order to protect the site and facilitate visitors, there is a strict permit system that allow visitors to apply permit online. The website, theWave.info, is out-dated and missing out the most important functions. …

A UX Design Case Study
My Role: UX Designer in a team of 3
Project Duration: 10 Days

IKEA products are inexpensive, stylish, and easy to assemble, making it perfect for consumers to alter to fit their homes or apartments better both functionally and stylistically. The DIYers who share their tips and creations provide inspiration for others to use IKEA products in unexpected ways.

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IKEA wants to provide a feature to support this trend where DIYers can showcase their IKEA projects and consumers can see all the various ways Ikea products could be used or enhanced.

Hypothesis: The use of IKEA products in DIY projects is an increasing trend in home decor. If IKEA features these DIYers and their projects on their mobile app, It will increase consumer interest in shopping these products. …

. Centralizing Academic Material @ General Assembly .

By Rachel Wang

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Client & Goal: General Assembly (GA). With the mindset of growth, General Assembly is looking for ways to improve student experience academically.
Challenge: Centralize scattered academic material for GA Students.
Outcome: The prototype of a internet portal where GA Student can easily access and locate all academic materials.
Duration: One week.
My Design Process
: Double Diamond Approach.

Rachel Wang

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