Articles tagged with: user-centered design

Foundations of Affordances Foundations of Affordances

Last week I was honored to give a talk at the Front End Design Conference titled "Affordances in Modern Web Design." In preparation for the talk, I did plenty of research; and while the slides are available for download, I'd like to provide readers with a written overview of the history and application of affordances in web design

Usable User Accounts Usable User Accounts

The user account is the cornerstone of every web application. The author details his experience creating and refining user accounts. Following best practices and common sense, the author yields a set of guidelines to use when designing your own user-account section.