Thursday, December 30, 2004

more than "i'm the expert, that's why"

from boxes and arrows -- an article on how to decode and work through common design issues (especially with internal customer). "I'm the user and I missed it; can't we make the link red?"

http://www.boxesandarrows.com/archives/ten_quotable_moments_challenges_and_responses_for_ui_designers.php

Wednesday, December 29, 2004

richard saul wurman

attempt at visual design of large volumes of medical information. misleading icons, data lost in graphics, etc... "understandingUSA" was also organized by Wurman, many of them are useless and overdesigned -- although some of those are quite good.

http://www.understandinghealthcare.com/

Tuesday, December 28, 2004

sketch-up

www.sketchup.com

free trial, $495, available on pc and mac.

test

does this work?