Tag Archives: Design

Final Quest

As my Visual Design and Display of Information course draws to a conclusion, I reflect on learning outcomes. Design is as much about the presentation of text as the inclusion of quality and relevant graphics to complement the text. Design … Continue reading

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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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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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