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A 22 hrs Story 

LAX - Doha - India

In the realm of UX design, my 2023 flight from Los Angeles to Doha, en route to India, emerged as a paradigm-shifting experience. The revelation of the onboard internet during the journey served as a metaphorical lightbulb moment, transforming potential boredom into a canvas for creative exploration. This 22-hour odyssey mirrors the transformative power of thoughtful design, turning a routine journey into a memorable and immersive user experience, leaving a lasting impact just as a well-designed interface does.

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Design Thinking - As I settled into my seat on the plane, a surprise awaited me – onboard internet. The prospect of staying connected at 30,000 feet above ground was a revelation. With this newfound connection, creative juices began flowing, and I turned my journey into a small virtual exploration. 

I had no inkling that my flight journey would unfold as a unique adventure. Little did I know that the next 22 hours would be filled with awe-inspiring discoveries that would transform my boredom into an extraordinary experience. 

Armed with my smartphone, I began capturing the diverse landscapes below without setting foot on them. It felt like a scene from the movie Gravity, minus the debris – just the serene beauty of space. It was a moment akin to that of an astronaut, and I couldn't help but marvel at the Earth's wonders from such a unique vantage point.

Hollywood Signs

The universe's currents send many signs into our lives; some are magnets.

Mesmerizing Sunrise over Iceland

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My Travel Bag

Little did I anticipate what came next – the appearance of the northern lights, a breathtaking spectacle that made me rub my eyes in disbelief.

Design Elements - During my 8-hour layover in Doha, I seized the opportunity to explore the city as dusk painted the sky in hues of orange and pink. My destination was the Museum of Islamic Art, a beacon of culture and history. As I entered, I couldn't help but draw parallels between the museum's art and the visual narrative I had experienced during my flight. It was as if the museum's architecture and exhibits were thoughtfully crafted to connect seamlessly with the diversity I had captured from above. From the sky to the museum, the user journey felt like transitioning backward through well-designed interface elements, each offering a glimpse into the rich tapestry of Doha's heritage. The exhibits resonated with my aerial impressions, creating a cohesive and engaging user experience. This unexpected synergy highlighted the importance of thoughtful design in connecting different phases of a user's journey, leaving me with a profound appreciation for the harmonious design elements that bridged my in-flight exploration with the cultural richness of the National Museum in Doha.

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Infinite Expression

Infinite Expression


As I was creating a digital travelogue that transcended borders, I happened to reflect on the dreams of my youth. I had always aspired to become an astronaut and envisioned returning to my college one day, adorned in a space Guardian attire. At that moment, cruising above the world's landscapes and touching the earth, I felt closer to my celestial dreams. 

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