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Preventing User Errors in Automated Teller Machines

Preventing User Errors in Automated Teller Machines

People use automated teller machines (ATM) everyday all over the world. But some of these ATMs cause users to make errors that could cost them more than they can bargain for.

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Why Rounded Corners Are Easier on the Eyes

Why Rounded Corners Are Easier on the Eyes

Designers use rounded corners so much today that they’re more of an industry standard than a design trend. Not only are they found on software user interfaces, but hardware product designs as well.

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Myers-Briggs Personality Types of Designers

Myers-Briggs Personality Types of Designers

What personality preferences do you and other designers share? According to a survey by Michael Roller, most designers share the Myers-Briggs preferences of intuition and judgment.

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How the ‘Thumbs Up/Like’ Button is Dumbing Users Down

How the ‘Thumbs Up/Like’ Button is Dumbing Users Down

Have you ever read the comments left at the end of an article or video? Comments used to offer useful, supplementary information that you couldn’t get from the content itself.

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The Web Design Process Every Designer Should Follow

The Web Design Process Every Designer Should Follow

Imagine the difficulty of getting to a destination without a clear direction. It’s not enough to know where you want to go. You also have to know the process that will get you there.

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Simplicity is Not Overrated, Just Misunderstood

Simplicity is Not Overrated, Just Misunderstood

“Features win over simplicity, even when people realize that it is accompanied by more complexity,” is what Don Norman states in his “Simplicity is Highly Overrated” article.

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What the Word “Minimalist” Means

What the Word “Minimalist” Means

The term “minimalist” is thrown around a lot in the design world. If you’re going to use this word you should understand what it means and use it correctly.

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Paul Rand on Design

Paul Rand on Design

Paul Rand is one of the greatest graphic designers that ever lived. The quality of his work was not only stunning, but deep in meaning. He’s known for designing the logos of ABC, IBM, UPS and many more.

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