People do judge books by their covers, Internet sites by their first pages, and buildings by their lobbies.
The Director of Design at Stuff Creators Design in Houston and author of the best-selling design book, Universal Principles of Design.
That a user should not be kept waiting unnecessarily is an obvious and humane design principle. It is also humane not to hurry a user; the more general principle is: Users should set the pace of an interaction.
An American human–computer interface expert best known for conceiving and starting the Macintosh project at Apple in the late 1970s.
Public kiosks run an unfortunate risk of being a disease vector, so your first pass should try for noncontact inputs like voice, proximity switches, or non-contact gestural inputs.
An American software designer and programmer. Widely recognized as the “Father of Visual Basic".
Tips & Advice
When you’re designing Web pages, it’s probably a good idea to assume that everything is visual noise until proven otherwise.
A usability consultant (Apple, Netscape, AOL, Lexus) and a highly sought-after speaker on usability design.