Monthly Archives: April 2009

beauty, fun, pleasure and emotion by Don Norman

In this talk from 2003, design critic Don Norman turns his incisive eye toward beauty, fun, pleasure and emotion, as he looks at design that makes people happy. He names the three emotional cues that a well-designed product must hit to succeed. Continue reading

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The future of Firefox – tabless

“Oliver Reichenstein and Aza Raskin, head of user experience at Mozilla, have been thinking about the future of tabs in Firefox, and some of the resulting mockups are quite intriguing.” Via readwriteweb

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Expression Blend 3 preview

Its now available: http://blogs.msdn.com/expression/archive/2009/03/18/download-expression-blend-3-preview.aspx Haven’t got much to say about it yet as I am just downloading it as I type this.

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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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