Posts Tagged “UI”

Copywriting is now where the interface lives or perishes.

by Lance on July 3, 2012

The visual language of our interfaces has gone through a lot of changes over the past decade. Remember what the Web 2.0 interfaces felt like? Giant type, ginormous forms, and buttons that would make Fitt’s Law insignificant. God forbid you (…)

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The UI Layer as Experimentation Layer

by Lance on April 24, 2012

The key thing to remember is everything must be in service to the user’s experience. It’s way to easy to forget this and get in an endless cycles of finessing the UI – which I must remind you might not (…)

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Windows 8: Reinventing the Basics of File Management

by Lance on August 24, 2011

We wanted to do an early Windows 8 post about one of the most used features, and one we have not improved substantially in a long time. With the increasing amount of local storage measured in terabytes, containing photos (in (…)

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Dark patterns – An Overview for Brand Owners

by Lance on March 2, 2011

Normally when you think of “bad design”, you think of laziness or mistakes. These are known as design anti-patterns. Dark Patterns are different – they are not mistakes, they are carefully crafted with a solid understanding of human psychology, and (…)

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Quick Wireframes with Wirify

by Lance on January 26, 2011

Need a quick wireframe of a particular site? Get one with just one click, thanks to Wirify and to Volkside for creating such a handy tool. Wirify is a bookmarklet that lets you turn any web page into a wireframe (…)

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DarkPatterns

by Lance on December 16, 2010

          DarkPatters.org is all about User Interfaces Designed to Trick People. I found this site via Clearleft, its a nice addition to my online reference for UIs.

Out there in the Wild

by Lance on January 22, 2010

Some of the stuffs I found today. Mozilla Release Firefox 3.6 really its much faster than 3.5, now my old pal iMac/ppc is happy again. All thanks to organic software. Arctic now open for undersea cable due to Global Warming (…)

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