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The Importance of User Experience, originally uploaded by soldierant.
The article “Web 2.0 for Designers” from Richard MacManus & Joshua Porter has six main themes covering design in the Web 2.0 world: Writing semantic markup (transition to XML) Providing Web services (moving away from place) Remixing content (about when and what, not who or why) Emergent navigation and relevance (users are in control) Adding [...]
Rounded corners and large fonts? An insightful read by anyone interested in current design trends from Ryan Freitas
Jay Cross’s post at Internet Time Blog on the role of construction signs and beta versions: “In the early days of the web, construction signs littered the landscape. Some people put them on every page! In time people realized that web pages weren’t meant to be static, like books. You didn’t need to excuse unfinished [...]
Max Kiesler on the trend in web design to use large, high-contrast fonts: “Do you ever wonder why many of the new websites you go to have giant high-contrast fonts? Extraterrestrials, a clan of very elderly web designers, or maybe it’s just a bunch of punk kids that are trying to be trendy? While in [...]
two.point on how should a “Web 2.0″ app look: “One thought is that the average user expects these new sites to act and look a certain way. Designers have taken one of the tenets of Web 2.0 – to be simple and useful – and incorporated this methodology into their designs.”
Auch der iPod liegt voll im Trend. Warum eigentlich? “Weil er kein Produkt, sondern ein System ist. Ohne das Online-Geschäft iTunes, wo man Songs einkaufen kann, wäre der iPod ja nur ein weiterer hübscher MP3-Player. Apple liefert aber ein ganzes Erlebnispaket, ein ganzes System von Diensten. Ich kann nicht nur Musik online kaufen, sondern auf [...]