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Information Architecture. Usabilla - Micro usability tests. Digital Web Magazine. Usability News. Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design. Ergonomie web et logiciel, architecture de l'information, utilisabilité sites Internet – Ergolab. Jesse James Garrett: Visual Vocabulary for Information Architecture (French)

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Jesse James Garrett: Visual Vocabulary for Information Architecture (French)

My book The Elements of User Experience puts information architecture and interaction design in context for beginners and experts alike. You can now order the book from version 1.1b (6 mars 2002) Jesse James Garrett (contact) UX Booth: User Experience & Usability Blog. User Experience Project. Quick UX : évaluation rapide de l’expérience utilisateur. The User Experience Wheel. I have used this model for some time now, time to reveal it to the critical eyes of fellow practitioners.

The User Experience Wheel

It is a model that tries to explain “what is user experience?” PDF Version The Model should be explained from the inside. Ergonomie web, IHM & UX. 11 UI Patterns Resources. March 9, 2011 Below are some UI Patterns resources that I find useful in my everyday wrok life.

11 UI Patterns Resources

Hope you find it useful 1. Quince Quince is a beautiful website that allows you to search for patterns in an unusual way. Pattern Tap : Organized Web Design Collection of User Interfaces for Inspiration and Ideas. The CSS Gallery Alternative. Spend your time innovating, not replicating. Susana Vilaça - Live Thoughts on the Web.

Guidelines, Tools and Resources For Web Wireframing. Today “Web” is very different from what it was few years ago.

Guidelines, Tools and Resources For Web Wireframing

It is better, but far more challenging – you can no longer ignore things like usability, information architecture and design. That’s why wireframing has received so much attention lately. Quince / Home. 40 Helpful Resources On User Interface Design Patterns - Smashing Magazine.

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40 Helpful Resources On User Interface Design Patterns - Smashing Magazine

At the very least, you will find documentation on general solutions to related problems that will enable you to gain insight on best practices, effective techniques, and real-world examples on the thing you are creating. A design pattern refers to a reusable and applicable solution to general real-world problems. For example, a solution for navigating around a website is site navigation (a list of links that point to different sections of the site), a solution for displaying content in a compact space are module tabs.

Productive Web Design With… Adobe Illustrator? - Smashing Magazine. Advertisement Admittedly, Adobe Illustrator is often most certainly not the first choice that comes to mind when it comes to Web design.

Productive Web Design With… Adobe Illustrator? - Smashing Magazine

Fireworks and Photoshop are used much more often, and there are some good reasons for that. Still, although Illustrator has traditionally been used for drawing illustrations and logos, you can use it to design layouts and user interfaces, too. In fact, in my opinion, you can utilize Illustrator to solve some regular design tasks better and more easily than you would do with other tools. With the techniques and tips I’d like to present in this article, I am certain that you will be able to build modular, flexible websites in less time and with less work. 260 free vectors icons, GUI graphic library for web design. Jakob Nielsen on Usability and Web Design. The CSS of Design Storytelling: Context, Spine, and Structure. By Traci Lepore Published: July 18, 2011 “What I’m looking for is our interpretation and vision of the story.

The CSS of Design Storytelling: Context, Spine, and Structure

I’m missing one of the key components of storytelling: the Context, and it’s throwing my experience for a loop.” I’m working on a new production right now. It’s A Midsummer’s Night Dream.