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Usability 101

Jakob Nielsen has written a nice primer on usability to give to your clients, boss or co-workers. Explains the basic what, why, how, when, and where of usability.

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  • The article Usability 101 Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - August 28, 2003

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Information Architecture for Dummies

Using a lost-in-the-woods analogue, John S. Rhodes explains information architecture in a very simple and clear manner. Print plenty of copies and use them as handouts at family parties.

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  • The article Information Architecture for the Rest of Us Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - February 26, 2003

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Primer on visual design

Luke Wroblewski has written a nice primer on visual design of web pages, which condenses the core principles of functional aesthetics.

There is too little talk about visual design among interaction designers and information architects though it's an important aspect of usability. If you want to learn more, read Kevin Mullet and Darrel Sano's book Designing Visual Interfaces.

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Henrik Olsen - January 28, 2003

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User-Centered Design

This month Digital Web Magazine will focus on the theme of User-Centered Design. Kicking things off this week is an interview with Peter Merholz and Nathan Shedroff on User-Centered Design.

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  • Peter Merholz Open link in new window
  • Nathan Shedroff Open link in new window
  • Meryl K. Evans Open link in new window

Nick Finck - October 09, 2002

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