Category Archives: Interaction Design

The Enterprise Usability Level

According to Jakob Nielsen in his article “Enterprise Usability“, the enterprise usability is part of three levels of usability: Individual Users. When we have a single-user design for a website, software applications, and consumer devices, its means a single user interacts/operates with a user interface. Most of the applications are focus in this level, because it has the most direct impact on screen design. Groups of Users. When, the design’s usability depends… Read Article →

Visual Design – Simple and Familiar

I started with the idea of looking for a technology website to analyze its visual consistency, as the elements are arranged in the GUI (Graphical User Interface), but when performing this search; I noticed something in particular, technology website have some visual consistency between them. In order to analyze the visual consistency, I have taken some websites and have generated a general structure of their homepages. Note. In the tables “WebSite… Read Article →

Integrate Organic Design to Software Systems

Seeing a Cosmetic Website I found this name “Ross Lovegrove” is a designer and visionary that based all his design inspires in nature, also his designs are considered futuristics. I started looking for information about Ross Lovegrove and I found interesting information about his work, also a TED video about “Organic design, inspired by nature” in where you can see his laboratory (I know that the video was in 2005,… Read Article →

Design is Logical and Emotional

When I think of the word “Design” one of the many things that comes to my mind is look around and start looking for patterns or look hard objects because although they seem very common sight (because they are already part of our day to day) some were once part of a process to be designed precisely for that to become as normal and natural that become part of the… Read Article →

Usability Problems

To determine whether a software system has usability problems, we must start with understanding:  “What it is usability?” According to: Dictionary. Usability is derived from the word “useable” which means; adjective. 1. available or convenient for use.  2. capable of being used. ISO 9241. The effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction with which specified users achieve specified goals in particular environments. Effectiveness. the accuracy and completeness with which specified users can achieve specified goals… Read Article →