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Applying Mathematics To Web Design – Smashing Magazine

    “Mathematics is beautiful.” This may sound absurd to people who wince at numbers and equations. But some of the most beautiful things in nature and our universe exhibit mathematical properties, from the smallest seashell to the biggest whirlpool galaxies. In fact, one of the greatest ancient philosophers, Aristotle, said: “The mathematical sciences particularly [...]

Posted on: 03/10/11
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Musings on the Relationship Between Grids and Guides

As the use of grids in web design continues to grow in popularity, I would like to consider the relationship between the grid and the use of guides. Though clearly related, these two concepts are also distinctly different, and in this article I would like to muse and ponder about those differences. Though it has [...]

Posted on: 03/10/11
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Design for Transcendence | UX Booth

Transcendence is simply a word. We have a shared understanding of it, but the context that resonates with me is when design goes beyond ordinary limits to ultimately impact our behavior on a mass scale. What design has to do with transcendence might strike most people in our community as either pure hyperbole or just [...]

Posted on: 27/09/11
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This Is Service Design Thinking: Deconstructing a Textbook :: UXmatters

If you’re like me, you have a mini-library of those user experience books that are most meaningful to you. No, not the ones hidden away on your eReader, reminding you of their presence only when you see their titles on the screen. Rather, I’m referring to those tangible books, sitting on your office bookshelf or [...]

Posted on: 27/09/11
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Personas: Putting the Focus Back on the User | UX Booth

In the art that user experience has become, we talk a lot about not letting our client’s personal preferences get in the way of what would be best for the user. Yet no matter how often we remind our clients and teams of this throughout the design process, we still find that users are unpredictable, [...]

Posted on: 22/09/11
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