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Bringing User Centered Design to the Agile Environment

This article by Anthony Colfelt should be required reading for anyone developing and designing software in the modern world. Even if you are not following an Agile process it places a fantastic point on how the design of your product … Continue reading

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Realism in UI Design

Realism in UI Design: The thing on the left is a house. The thing on the right means ‘home’. Somewhere between the two, the meaning switches from ‘a specific house’ to ‘home as a concept’. http://ignorethecode.net/blog/2010/01/21/realism_in_ui_design/ (Via Daring Fireball.)

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Recent U.I. Progress for Firefox 4.0 on Windows

Recent U.I. Progress for Firefox 4.0 on Windows: “ Longtime Firefox user interface designer Stephen Horlander offers an update on his continuing work on the browser’s next Windows version. It’s a fascinating peek behind the scenes at how an intensively … Continue reading

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Concept Maps for download

Some really inspirational and beautiful concept maps for download over at Dubberly Design Office. Most are about A3 in size, and all are worth looking at! The work on their site in Application design is also worth some minutes of … Continue reading

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Application icon design

Application icon design is more important to the interface than we often first think. It is the representation of the application or interface element that a user first interacts with before the program, and we need to make sure that … Continue reading

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The details that matter

Excellent article by Kevin Potts on alistapart.com titled The details that matter. Again although it talks about web gui design it has many great points on what makes a good designer that talks little about the tools of the trade … Continue reading

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Hilarious look at Adobe's UI

So what’s wrong with Adobe’s UI: Well this is a very funny tumbl log of plenty of comments of things that could be done better: http://adobegripes.tumblr.com/ Things that particularly standout are issues with there cross-platform UI. Although praised by many … Continue reading

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Personality in interfaces

There is a lot of good content in this slideshow by Stephen Anderson, and goes a long way into why we should inject personalities in to the interfaces that we are creating. Eye Candy IS A Critical Business Requirement View … Continue reading

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