Interface and Navigation Design - Articles Archive
from October 23, 2007 to April 27, 2007

Communicating effectively a specific message online can be one of the most challenging tasks a web designer can face, especially if who has commissioned the work is part of a large organization in which there are many heads to be "satisfied". The fundamental problem in these situations ... read more

Joshua Porter - Bokardo - October 23, 2007

Design research is the avant-post through which in-depth analysis, questioning and experimentation gives way to new practices and effective new design methodologies. Design practitioner, researcher and innovator Liz Sanders has taken the time to take a snapshot at the state of design research around the world ... read more

Liz Sanders - MakeTools - October 19, 2007

Designing for the web today requires leveraging sound and well-tested information-design principles while increasing the amount of interaction and "social" components offered to your readers. The Web wave 2.0 has seemingly brought significant design innovation in the form of rounded corners, pastel colors, 3D embossed shiny ... read more

Ellyssa Kroski - InfoTangle - October 17, 2007

Experience design is an emerging field of study and research that is strongly connected to design, marketing and the ergonomics and usability aspects of a product. But how do you carry out experience design work, who are the best interpreters of this new art, and which ... read more

Elizabeth Sanders - MakeTools - October 12, 2007

Tabs are one of the most frequently used navigation design solutions for many web pages needing to provide access to a lot of different content modules. Tabs, like in real life, are similar to an always-on minimalist menu, one that allows easy switching to a different ... read more

Jakob Nielsen - - October 11, 2007

If you want to design your web site with a user-centered approach, using personas, can greatly facilitate your task. Here in fact is a great simple guide to how to create your own personas. Personas, is a term utilized in design and usability analysis to identify ... read more

Dr. Lene Nielsen - HCI Vistas - October 4, 2007

Paul Rand, one of the most prolific and successful American graphic designers of the past century, lays down in this short essay the foundations of what the "politics of design" are all about. Rand's design philosophy is valuable for anyone interested in improving her understanding of ... read more

Robin Good - September 23, 2007
Google just launched Google Gadget Ads, basically, some highly customizable mini-sites in a box, that offer lots of possible applications, interactivity, animation, video and that exist to run as ads on AdSense publisher websites. Here's one: Google Gadgets Ads are indeed micro web entities created by ... read more

Robin Good - September 20, 2007

User experience "encompasses all aspects of the end-user’s interaction with the company, its services, and its products". And it is this very "user experience" that defines "...the customer’s impression of the company’s offerings, it is user experience that differentiates the company from its competitors, and it is ... read more

Peter Morville - Semantic Studios - September 14, 2007

Communicating clearly aesthetic concepts and ideas that relate to visual design is most often a much underestimated task. Take design presentation meetings in which you, the designer, are expected to showcase your visual proposal and ideas. Do you and your clients talk the same design language? More ... read more

Joshua Porter - Bokardo - September 6, 2007

Getting an organization to start appreciating the value of usability and user-centered design is not an easy task. Imagine, getting them into using it! The greatest obstacle is generally posed by the many organization stakeholders not wanting to change their established rules and practices, workflows and methods. ... read more

Ismail Ismail - WebCredible - September 5, 2007

When designing a web site or a multimedia project it is very difficult to keep the client from suggesting design changes or revisions based only on his personal, subjective taste while have him respect a more objective rationale approach in making sound decisions about the interface ... read more

Nick Myers - Cooper - August 29, 2007

I myself, more often than not, am involved in some design process or decision. No matter if we are looking at ways to improve monetization of one of my sites or at how to make it easier for you to publish video clips archives or ... read more

Joshua Porter - Bokardo - August 23, 2007

Are you looking for a way to shorten long URLs to be inserted in your newsletter or in an email you need to distribute to non-technical people? URLs sometimes get to be very long indeed, and having the ability to crop them easily to a few ... read more

Livia Iacolare - July 29, 2007

There are now a growing number of Internet video players and aggregators promising to bring the latest TV, movies and podcasts to your desktop. Most, however, rely on closed, proprietary technologies and place their viewers in a passive role. Not so with Miro, the newly re-branded ... read more

Michael Pick - July 23, 2007

Content aggregation is about to get even easier with the launch of a new service that lets you to drag-and-drop content from any website - or even your desktop - to create your own customized web pages. Get ready to remix the web. Content aggregation and the ... read more

Michael Pick - July 2, 2007

Online social networking services have been around for some time now, with MySpace, Bebo and Facebook leading the pack. One of these contenders, however, has just stepped the whole game up a level, effectively becoming a disruptive technology. Not so very long ago Facebook was one popular ... read more

Michael Pick - June 26, 2007

Internet TV is transforming from a medium of grainy, amateur video and into one more closely mirroring the full-screen television experience, at least from the technical and usability aspects: easy to turn on, pre-set channels playing at all times, full screen experience. One contender, stepping up ... read more

Michael Pick - June 11, 2007

If you're looking for a high quality Internet TV service with full-screen playback, a host of premium content, and social networking tools built right into the interface, Joost is just what you've been waiting for. Brought to you by the people behind the hugely successful Skype and ... read more

Michael Pick - May 29, 2007

Today, blogs are one of the most effective and used online communication tools. Blogs help large and small companies communicate directly and transparently with their customers in a way that is direct as well as offering an exhaustion and confrontation pipe for topics ranging from politics ... read more

Robin Good - April 27, 2007

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