Design services that people fall in love with

An edited version of this article first appeared in issue 234 of .net magazine – the world's best-selling magazine for web designers and developers.

We are having a powerful love affair with our mobile devices; we sleep with them next to our beds and they are rarely out of our palms, pockets or handbags. They are a hub for our digital valuables – apps, photographs, services and messages – and they record our most private moments. Indeed, when we don’t have our mobiles (and the digital services that go hand in hand) we feel incomplete, cut off from the rest of the world. Although they are inanimate objects, our relationship with mobile devices is inherently emotional.

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