Posts Categorized: essays

Help me think

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I wrote a blurb over at Medium.com. It’s an alternative argument to the “Don’t Make Me Think” mantra among designers. TL;DR: I prefer “Help Me Think”, and so do our founding fathers.

Content, design and the user

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A reflexion on what really matters in web design: is it the content first, as Jeffrey Zeldman had it, or the user experience, as Steve Krug argued in “Don’t make me think” ? Let us dig in.

 

the spirit.

The fundamental failure of most graphic, product, architectural, and even urban design is its insistence on serving the God of Looking-Good rather than the God of Being-Good. Richard Saul Wurman