Ponder Something

Ask me anything   A list of things from a husband, father and UI Director for PopCap Games.

I never wanted a sewing machine until now.

1960s Visetti & White Sewing Machines

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— 11 months ago with 2782 notes
#sewing  #machine  #retro  #visetti  #Industrial Design 
'Slide to unlock’ is swiping left to right, yet the strongest visual cue on how to do this (more than the animated gradient on the text) is an arrow which indicates a swipe up. The text and the arrow serve two different functions, yet they are married visually and appear as a single call-to-action.
One should never compromise usability for the simplification of visual design, an unfortunate problem I have found throughout the new ios7.

'Slide to unlock’ is swiping left to right, yet the strongest visual cue on how to do this (more than the animated gradient on the text) is an arrow which indicates a swipe up. The text and the arrow serve two different functions, yet they are married visually and appear as a single call-to-action.

One should never compromise usability for the simplification of visual design, an unfortunate problem I have found throughout the new ios7.

— 1 year ago with 2 notes
#iphone  #user interface  #usability  #ios7  #ui  #ux 
"Most people die at 25 and aren’t buried until they’re 75."
Benjamin Franklin

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— 1 year ago with 633942 notes
Braun FS80 television, designed by Rams in 1964

Braun FS80 television, designed by Rams in 1964

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— 1 year ago with 220 notes