Archive for the ‘The Human Factor’ Category

Hilariously Horrible Bathroom

Tuesday, November 15th, 2005

(via Simon’s Blogmarks) This has got to be the worst bathroom design, ever. Nothing is intuitive and goes against everything you would expect out of even the simplest design. Just had to share this.

Lament of the User

Saturday, March 27th, 2004

Via Simian Design, I am USER, hear me roar!. The user has to long been pushed to the back seat at the hands of marketing and “the quick buck”. Sure it’s hard to pay attention to your audience, but sooner or later you won’t have an audience. These self-centric views sicken me. I have been on the giving and recieving ends of this and let just say no one benifits from it. Beyond just web interface design, I also talking about human nature as it exists today. So the next time you interface with someone, be it real or virtual, remeber that your audience is human and not a machine.

The Way of Website Evolution

Saturday, May 24th, 2003

Via Simian Design, the Quiet Death of Re-Launch. This is a facinating article giving a clear cut example as to why websites should slowly evolve from subtle change to subtle change. The times of major and/or complete site design overhauls are over. So embrace this new era and give your users some consistency for a change.