TAG: Interface Design

Is design building interfaces or solving problems?

When design is viewed as problem solving then you can’t always predict how long it will take.

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New Resource: Principles of User Interface Design

The twenty or so design principles that I use all the time.

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Designing for the Next Step

There are two things that every designed screen must do well: describe the current step and describe the next step. It’s as simple…and hard…as that.

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More on Burying the Sign Up Button

Why the counter-intuitive removal of sign-up actually helps you focus on your user’s goals.

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Why you should bury your sign up button

A lesson I learned while trying to make a button so hot you would want to lick the screen.

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What our home pages are really saying (a dialog)

Imagine a website could talk. Here is what most of the conversations would be like.

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Redesigned: Facebook Logout Button

A more accurate version of Facebook’s logout button.

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How Instagram stays in focus

A quick look at Instagram’s unique release model: make what you have better instead of adding stuff.

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Netflix in danger of ruining their user experience

Or, the moment when Netflix jumped the shark.

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Interface design is copywriting

Kind of impossible to separate the skills of interface design and copywriting.

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