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  1. User Experience Design?


    from Dan Ritz Added 494 6 2

    Some exploration on the differences between Web Design, Interface Design, User Experience Design, and Graphic Design. I left out the term Interaction Design on purpose. It's lame. :)

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    • Wireframes are Dangerous


      from Dan Ritz Added 218 3 7

      Exploring thoughts on when to trust wireframes and when to be skeptical.

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      • Recognizing Usability


        from Dan Ritz Added 102 2 0

        Exploring two principles of design that make a big impact on the usability of a web site.

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        • Staying Professional


          from Dan Ritz Added 146 2 2

          Exploring how to treat business relationships so they stay awesome and professional.

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          • Beef with Usability


            from Dan Ritz Added 115 2 1

            Exploring how to make usability and accessibility a larger part of the everyday design strategy. +++++ It's too easy when talking in a business context that usability and accessibility is only…

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            • Trust and Consulting


              from Dan Ritz Added 121 2 0

              Thoughts on some hazards and pitfalls of consulting. +++++ Designers tend to get easily frustrated with clients that don't let them have as much control as they think they deserve. But I think…

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              • Cost of Certainty


                from Dan Ritz Added 370 2 1

                One of largest costs in any web design project, and often the most overlooked is what I've been calling the "cost of certainty". Some companies work out user-testing and place a lot…

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                • More Visual Impact


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                  A few quick thoughts on what I think it means to make a good visual impact and it's importance on a design project. +++++ Over time people can become extremely reliant on the visual aspects…

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                  • What Does Intuitive Mean?


                    from Dan Ritz Added 319 2 0

                    Exploring the word intuitive. I think it's a very loaded and vague word that's often misunderstood.

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                    • Get More From Your Books


                      from Dan Ritz Added 60 1 1

                      Some quick thoughts about creating projects that force you to experience what's being said in the book. Understanding something from experience is much different than understanding it academically.

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                      • Business of Design


                        from Dan Ritz Added 86 1 0

                        A good business and a good website have a lot in common. One of the similarities is that most of what makes them successful isn't noticed by the outside world. Although it's a very important…

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                        • High-tech or High-design


                          from Dan Ritz Added 111 1 0

                          Trying to untangle technology and design so we can make better choices.

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