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Title: The tyranny of testing over design Context: Data doesn’t lie. But honesty is not a prerequisite of intelligence. Synopsis: Testing is good. But like anything else, too much of a good thing may not be so good. The law

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Animated breeze through some core design principles. Learn as much as is humanly possible about design in less than a minute through the power of animation. via vimeo.com

Title: Everyone Deserves Great Design Context: A brief manifesto on the need for universally beneficial and demonstrably good design. Synopsis: Sometimes we look at design and treat it like a cute puppy; we “ohhh” and “ahhh” over it without every

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Image credit: John Lambert Pearson, "the design process", April 4, 2007, Flickr

Title: Design Process is a Myth Context: My way or the highway does not a design process make. Synopsis: Prescriptive design processes are like prescription shoes, sure they may fit a lot similarly sized people but they are going to

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Title: UK Government Digital Service Design Principles Context: Competency? In design? From a government agency? The Mayans were right! Synopsis: Design is indeed changing the world. Want proof? Check out the elegantly concise design principles being shared – YES! SHARED!

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20 things to do so that your user interface doesn't suck.Image credit: Jill Robidoux, "Untitled", June 9, 2007, Flickr

Title: Principles of User Interface Design Context: What? You are looking for a list of 20 things that all UX designers should know? Well then, today is your lucky day… Synopsis: As far as list of 20 things that explain

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The following principles are fundamental to the design and implementation of effective interfaces, whether for traditional GUI environments or the web. Of late, many web applications have reflected a lack of understanding of many of these principles of interaction design,

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Title: Dieter Rams, Ten Principles for Good Design and a Black Cube Context: Johnny Ive? Please. Dieter Rams was designing awesome stuff when Ive was crapping in his nappy. Synopsis: Dieter Rams, in many ways, changed design so that companies

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Title: The 10 principles of interaction design Context: When it comes to great user experience in blog posts, it is tough to beat a top 10 list. Synopsis: Who doesn’t love reducing their chosen calling to a list of 10

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