📺 The User is Drunk

The User is Drunk (by squareweave ) Blurry vision Attention-poor (Guide them) Say it twice Emotional (Do over the shoulder testing) Drunk, not dumb ( Source: https://www.youtube.com/ )

November 22, 2013 · 1 min · 28 words

🔗 Skeuomorphism & Storytelling / Tobias Bjerrome Ahlin

Skeuomorphism & Storytelling / Tobias Bjerrome Ahlin It is often said that design should be invisible. More importantly, design should empower. An interface that is not only easy to use, but fun to use, engages the user and creates an experience where obstacles are easier to overcome, and thus an experience where the product is easier and more effortless to use. Done right, skeuomorphism can retain the simplicity and ease of use of an interface while empowering users to act....

April 23, 2012 · 1 min · 99 words

📋 Google Maps & Label Readability

41latitude: Why Do Google Maps’s City Labels Seem Much More “Readable” Than Those of Its Competitors? ** ** For months, I’ve been trying to figure out why Google Maps’s city labels seem so much more readable than the labels on other mapping sites. To me, Google’s labels seem to “pop” much more than the other sites' labels. Major cities also seem to stand out much more. [1] And whenever you’re quickly scanning the maps, the label you’re searching for seems to stand out just a little sooner on Google’s maps....

December 4, 2010 · 1 min · 92 words