Monthly Archives: March 2013

5. User-Interface Design

Design Principles – Part 5 of 5 Universal Principles of Design, a book describing 125 interdisciplinary principles, is a fascinating reference. I extract 25 of those principles and offer relevant examples in a series of five blogs. Today’s topics – user-interface design: Alignment Chunking … Continue reading

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4. Product Design

Design Principles – Part 4 of 5 Universal Principles of Design, a book describing 125 interdisciplinary principles, is a fascinating reference. I extract 25 of those principles and offer relevant examples in a series of five blogs. Today’s topics – product design: Aesthetic-Usability … Continue reading

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3. Marketing Design

Design Principles – Part 3 of 5 Universal Principles of Design, a book describing 125 interdisciplinary principles, is a fascinating reference. I extract 25 of those principles and offer relevant examples in a series of five blogs. Today’s topics – marketing design: Anthropomorphic Form … Continue reading

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2. Instructional Design

Design Principles – Part 2 of 5 Universal Principles of Design, a book describing 125 interdisciplinary principles, is a fascinating reference. I extract 25 of those principles and offer relevant examples in a series of five blogs. Today’s topics – instructional design: Advance … Continue reading

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1. Designs in Nature

Design Principles – Part 1 of 5 Universal Principles of Design, a book describing 125 interdisciplinary principles, is a fascinating reference. I extract 25 of those principles and offer relevant examples in a series of five blogs. Today’s topics – designs in nature: … Continue reading

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Design Principles

“Design matters. But design is not about decoration or about ornamentation. Design is about making communication as easy and clear for the viewer as possible.”  Garr Reynolds 25 Principles I couldn’t wait to crack open my course textbook: Universal Principles of … Continue reading

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Got Gridlock? Webpage Grids

Creating an eye-catching page layout takes an artistic touch. Joshua Johnson is a web designer with some well-tested tricks in his toolkit. If you encounter designer’s block, consider Joshua’s 10 Rock Solid Website Layouts. Keep these alignments on your drawing board … Continue reading

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