I came across the video of the new Facebook “Reactions.” It was a nice surprise going beyond the “dislike” button that everyone was talking about weeks ago. Today we’re launching a test of Reactions — a more expressive Like button. The Like button has been a part of Facebook for a long time. Billions of […]
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Definition of Design. Yes, another one.
The circle as the king of flat design
One interesting aspect that we can notice about flat design interfaces is the recurrent use of circular forms. When circles and circumferences are employed to compose interface widgets, they seem to express time effectively without the necessity of more visual information.
We cannot escape from the metaphor
Metaphors and metonymies are the two more used rhetorical figures in HCI. Will we be able of getting rid of metaphors and metonymies in HCI design and experience design ever?
Design and agency
Where is the limit between an interactive system’s agency and the user’s control? Is Facebook converting us into passive, lazy users?
Walter Benjamin’s notion of aura and Experience Design
In “A Short History of Photography“, Benjamin Walter introduces the concept of aura as follows, What is aura, actually? A strange weave of space and time: the unique appearance or semblance of distance, no matter how close it may be. While at rest on a summer’s noon, to trace a range of mountains on the horizon, or a branch […]