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Posts Categorized: essays
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.
Love letter to you, my next client. (SFW)
Thoughts on occam’s razor: if you can do the same thing with less, then less is better.
That which you call a “web page”, would be smell as sweet if it was called… “a moment”. Here is why it makes sense to give up the reference to the print medium.
The “user first, content second” web design process we teach our web design students. We call it: the “Veuve Clicquot”.
Most western folks see a few thousand logos every day. Yet, I was completely unaware of the ethymology of the term “logo”. It is quite enlightening in fact. Check it out.
The voice of a website is the mental construct that expresses a story laid on – and across – screens. It better be good. This is an essay about a design process that helps web designers control that voice.
Using the term “page” to define an online resource is not relevant. Let’s have a look at possible alternatives.
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.