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Ergonomie & design, Wirify : 1 clic pour transformer un site existant en wireframe. Par Stéphane Bordage - 20/06/2011 Wirify : 1 clic pour transformer un site existant en wireframe Avant de prototyper, je réalise toujours un benchmark de l’éco-système du futur site.

Ergonomie & design, Wirify : 1 clic pour transformer un site existant en wireframe

C’est à cette étape que je commence à dessiner mes premiers zonings, en m’appuyant souvent sur les bonnes idées des concurrents. Evidemment, ces premiers zonings sont éphémères. J’ai donc souvent révé d’une application magique qui me fasse gagner du temps. 100 Free PSD Files Every Web Designer Should Have. In this post we gather a collection of 100 fully customizable web design elements layered PSD files, easy to use and customize with some adjustment as per your need and can be turned into ready web element.

100 Free PSD Files Every Web Designer Should Have

PSD files can be used to create good-looking and eye-catching web design layouts, icons, buttons, any web design elements and much more. There are lots of great designer out there who are regularly sharing some awesome PSDs and resources. So in today’s post we think why not to make a collection of some awesome PSDs files. You will find login boxes, icons, upload status icons, maps, coupon code images and much more. The files do not require you to sign up or apply for memberships, instead the web design resources are ready to be downloaded 100% free. Freemium is the new hot thing, and it looks like its here to stay! Upload to Cloud Professional Web Card Profile. Screenfly by QuirkTools — Test Your Website at Different Screen Resolutions.

Why designers should seek chaos and complexity first - Activeside of design. Verybody seem to agree on the fact that the World is complex and is getting even more complex everyday.

Why designers should seek chaos and complexity first - Activeside of design

I wouldn't discuss that, it's probably true. It seems that everyone also agrees on the fact that Simple is better than Complex and that we need simplicity in the products (material or immaterial) and services we use everyday. Probably also true. Now, when the subject touches to Design, everyone seems to have a strong opinion too on how to obtain Simplicity: just by avoiding Complexity, right?

That, I will discuss. "Ideas are cheap and plentiful" Linus Paulin (1901-1994), awarded Nobel Prizes in Chemistry and Peace and one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century, used to say that "the best way to get a good idea is to get a lot of ideas". "Ideas are cheap and plentiful. In the field of Design, ideas is the raw material you play with before you start working seriously. Laws of Simplicity - Filed under 'laws'.

Organization makes a system of many appear fewer.

Laws of Simplicity - Filed under 'laws'

The home is usually the first battleground that comes to mind when facing the daily challenge of managing complexity. Stuff just seems to multiply. There are three consistent strategies for achieving simplicity in the living realm: 1) buy a bigger house, 2) put everything you don’t really need into storage, or 3) organize your existing assets in a systematic fashion. These typical solutions have mixed results. At first, a larger home lowers the clutter to space ratio.

Concealing the magnitude of clutter, either through spreading it out or hiding it, is an unnuanced approach that is guaranteed to work by the first Law of reduce. However, in the long term an effective scheme for organization is necessary to achieve definitive success in taming complexity. 02 NES ContentFramework.006.jpg / Nescafe Content Strategy — Activeside Projects.

Playing with Lego helps you create better websites, apparently. Can playing with Lego help you design better websites?

Playing with Lego helps you create better websites, apparently

A new, entirely serious, document from a Swiss team claims it can. URL – User Requirements with Lego is a process that creative teams can go through to help work out the best ways of communicating online. Why Lego? Apparently because it’s simple to use; is known by most people; offers shapes and colours to aid with inspiration; can be built into simple or complex forms and is used in many different cultures. The process is based on an official Lego initiative called Serious Play, which looks to get all kinds of businesses using Lego to enhance their innovation and performance. Référencement ? Codez bien, écrivez bien ! Inquiète de ne pas trouver sa dernière création via Google, une copine qui fait ses sites elle-même depuis dix ans, me demandait ce week-end : J’ai toujours fait avec FrontPage... mais comment se référence-t-on sur Internet aujourd’hui ?

Référencement ? Codez bien, écrivez bien !

Le « référencement. La cohésion, une mesure fiable pour identifier les communautés. Des chercheurs de l’Inria ont validé par l’expérience leur approche qui vise à mieux identifier les communautés dites recouvrantes.

La cohésion, une mesure fiable pour identifier les communautés

Résultat : leur métrique, la cohésion sociale, tend à être une mesure de qualité. Fellows. Sur les réseaux en ligne, les communautés s'identifient automatiquement. Il est maintenant possible de reconnaître les différents groupes d'appartenance d'un individu sur Facebook.

Sur les réseaux en ligne, les communautés s'identifient automatiquement

Ce système développé en France est susceptible d'améliorer confidentialité et recommandations online. « Dans la vie nous avons beaucoup de connaissances, mais toutes ne sont pas sur le même plan : il y a les amis, la famille, les collègues, etc.», explique à L’Atelier Adrien Friggeri, chercheur à l’INRIA. « Sur Facebook il n’y a que des ‘amis’, il n’y a pas de distinction.»

BeerCamp at SXSW 2011.