NUX Manchester – 13 July 2015 – UX killed the Visual Star – Abstraction, Empowerment and Subjectivity

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The next NUX Manchester event is taking place on Monday 13th July at our new, regular venue at the office of, at 35 Fountain Street, just behind Primark in Manchester City Centre.

Join us from 6:30pm for food, drinks and networking. Talks start at 7:00pm.

UX killed the Visual Star – Abstraction, Empowerment and Subjectivity

with Fritz von Runte

Why Designers need to be involved in product development from the beginning? How abstraction can help designers design again? And the change that UX methodologies can make in the company’s culture, by defining roles and processes to reduce frustration and power plays in the Design world.

Fritz von Runte

Fritz von Runte

Fritz has been working with Design for over 20 years, having done everything from Print Production, Furniture Design, and WAP systems, to Mobile Native Apps, specialising in the UX toolkit in the last 10 years. A serious advocate for User-centred Product Development mentality, Lean UX and Constant Improvement, in the past 5 years he has been busy implementing UX in companies with little to no experience with these methodologies.

Follow Fritz: @fritzvonrunte and

Running order

6:30 – 7:00 Free pizza, beer, soft drinks & refreshments provided by our sponsors
7:00 – 8:00 Fritz’s talk
8:00 – 9:30 Open discussion and networking (with more free beers)



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Prize draw

Our good friends over at Rosenfeld Media have given us some freebies to give away. Three (yes! 3!) lucky winners will each receive an actual, real-life paper copy of a Rosenfeld Media book (title TBC).

We’ll be drawing the names of the 3 winners from the list of attendees a couple of days after the meet-up. You must attend on the night to be entered into the draw. If you have a ticket but do not turn up, you will not be entered into the draw.

Good luck to everyone who’s coming!

Rosenfeld Media

Rosenfeld Media provides deep user experience design expertise in the formats you need: 20 books, over 50 workshops, and consulting from dozens of the field’s top experts.