Not dead. Just experimenting. Yes, things have been awfully quiet around here for the past two months.
Every user interface designer is familiar with this procedure to some extent: creating a prototype and evaluating it with potential users to understand how the user interface should look and behave. Users will tell you what nags them and should therefore be improved before you code. So, at the beginning of any UI design process, you can expect your prototype to have to be modified in order to work. Because you (and your client) want the changes to be as cost-efficient as possible, you are better off adopting change-friendly prototyping methods and tools . This is especially true in the early stages of the project, when your ideas for potential solutions are rather vague.
Minimalism is achieved by reducing a design to only the most essential elements. Expressions of minimalism span multiple disciplines, as well as other art forms such as music and literature. For website designers, though, minimalism can be intimidating and difficult to master. But anyone can master minimalism .
Requiem for a dreamliner? Illustration for the New Yorker Column by James Surowiecki. To read the article click here . Tribute to Maurice Sendak Abstract Sunday Lives issue
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