Tag: design

  • Users Want More Than “Pretty” – Using Personas & Scenarios to Aid Visual Design

    So you just put the finishing touches on your new and beautifully designed website. The drop shadows are spot on and the textures look great. It’s truly pixel perfect! But the real question is, is it usable? This isn’t to say that visual aesthetics are not important, because they are. People would much rather look at something […]

  • The Importance of Affordance

    How many times have you pulled on a door because it had a handle that looked like it could be pulled, only to find it’s actually a push door? The feeling of slight embarrassment and or annoyance can’t be denied. This is a perfect example of poor affordance – or the fact that the object […]