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I think some of the most common design discussions/arguments I get into include:
Today I came across this lovely article on the Six Revisions website that not only supports a lot of my arguments - it even gives references!
I’ve bookmarked it in about 5 different places so that I can call on it next time I need to present my
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I’ve been reading through a couple of interesting user experience articles this weekend.
Winning a user experience debate (UX Booth)
This provides some good advice about handling critique when it comes to usability and user experience. It also provides some suggestions for formulating responses. I quite like their idea of the “validation stack”: user evidence; user research; design theory - in that order.
Can experience be designed? (Information Architects)
This is a great article! Just the right balance between scepticism and sincerity. There are some people who make me cringe when they latch on to the “user experience” buzz words. This article cuts through a lot of the hype with what is obviously a real understanding of the challenges involved in designing and building interfaces with an emphasis on usability.
Aug 6 2010
In design one makes-to-think and thinks-to-make. There’s no hard line between wondering about something and making that thing in the machine shop. The two go together without a hard distinction between thinking it up and making it up. In a design studio… the making is also the thinking. We don’t figure everything out and then just build it. Both of these materialization rituals are the same and interweave in a simple, clarifying way.
Found on Inspire UX