[LINK] Are GUI design standards no longer relevanr?
jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Sun Jan 17 14:58:48 AEDT 2010
At 02:45 PM 17/01/2010, Ivan Trundle wrote:
>When I design interfaces for clients that ask for both or either, my
>personal preference is for text unless an icon does it better. And some do.
Except if the user is blind. What then?
>My general maxim comes from Alan Cooper: "No matter how cool your
>interface, it would be better if there were less of it."
Depends on what that means. If less=simpler, then that's fine to a
point. However, it must do the minimum of what is needed to be done.
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