People Interact

Blog about people-centered design by Lisa Chow and Sandra Sajonas.

Monthly Archives: October 2014

Bathroom Blogfest 2014 Wrap-Up

Toilet Paper CartoonFrom soap dispensers to paper towel dispensers, we hope you enjoyed reading Bathroom Blogfest 2014 as much as we enjoyed writing it.

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Bathroom Blogfest 2014: Place Hand Below


I’ve had my share of good and bad experiences with paper towel dispensers. This one works well except the trash bin is right underneath it. When the bin fills up with used paper towels, how can one place hand below the paper towel dispenser without touching the contents of the trash bin?

Bathroom Blogfest 2014: Sinks and Soap Dispensers


Two soap dispensers and five sinks. Is there an appropriate ratio of sinks and soap dispensers? And what about locations of soap dispensers? Just some random thoughts and questions about the bathroom experience.

Bathroom Blogfest 2014: Hello Kitty


Totally unexpected and somewhat surprising bathroom experience when I saw Hello Kitty stickers on a soap dispenser in a courthouse restroom.

Bathroom Blogfest 2014

bathroom toiletIt’s Bathroom Blogfest. Throughout the week, we’ll talk about and share stories about the user experience of bathrooms. That’s right, bathrooms. This is our 4th year participating in Bathroom Blogfest. We would love to hear your stories, so please share.

“During the annual Bathroom Blogfest, bloggers from around the globe write about the importance of bathrooms in the customer experience. Their posts come from a wide range of perspectives that include sociology, marketing, research, psychology, environmental, customer experience, and user-experience design.”

Check out previous Bathroom Blogfest posts.