Beyond Usability: Designing the Complete User Experience

Jeffrey Veen’s recent talks, on Beyond Usability and Designing for Web 2.0, given at Web Essentials are now available for download as PDF slideshows and MP3 podcasts here… Beyond Usability: Designing the Complete User Experience is a great whistlestop tour on why the broader user experience is increasingly more important than usability alone.


1-Click Shopping? How about 0-Click Navigation? DontClick.It is a unique experiment in creating a complex navigation system simply though mouse gestures…the demo actually penalises clicking! Click See more here…

Is User Centered Design Harmful?

Some interesting thoughts over at Pasta & Vinegar on the limitations of user-centred design. "The focus upon the human may be misguided. A focus on the activities rather than the people might bring benefits. Moreover, substituting activity-centered for human-centered design does not mean discarding all that we have learned. Activities involve people, and so any […]

Visio Stencils for Information Architects

Nick Finck has helpfully published a number of Visio templates for quickly assembling prototype web interfaces. Finck’s set of three templates are free to download cover the production of Wireframes, Site Maps and Process Flows. Download the templates here…