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Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
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Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
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Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
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Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
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Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
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Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
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Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design
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Web Dogma at the Bauhaus School of Design

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I was asked by the Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany to share my online design philosophy with their students.

I was asked by the Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany to share my online design philosophy with their students.

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  • 1. eric reiss @elreiss bauhaus university 27 january 2011 weimar, germany a design manifesto for the interactive ageweb dogma
  • 2. best prac·tice noun 1 : best way of doing a thing 2 : a tested idea, method, or device
  • 3. in·no·va·tion noun 1 : the introduction of something new 2 : a new idea, method, or device
  • 4. Three bad reasons to innovate To differentiate your product To be different To satisfy your ego
  • 5. Experiment
  • 6. Invention
  • 7. Invention
  • 8. Innovation 15 April 1912
  • 9. Invention
  • 10. Invention
  • 11. to solve a problem! There is only one reason to innovate…
  • 12. Invention Innovation Lifecycle Innovation Best practice Habit Innovation Best practice Fashion Old-fashioned Time Progress
  • 13. best practicevs. innovation
  • 14. People Processes Technologies
  • 15. dog·ma noun 1 : a tenent or code of tenents 2 : a doctrine or body of doctrines formally proclaimed by a church
  • 16. Skiing attire today
  • 17. Walter Gropius, 1932 (tie and cufflinks?) Times change. But we still stand on long boards and carry poles.
  • 18. And fashions change online, too… “Links should be blue and underlined” “Flash is 98% bad” “Text should be no more than 10 lines”
  • 19. The questions: Is fashion avoidable in a design philosophy? Does technology always drive design?
  • 20. The 1919 Bauhaus Manifesto
  • 21. The 1923 Bauhaus curriculum
  • 22. Three “modern” lamps Poul Henningsen – 1927 (The “PH” lamp) “Physics of light” Wilhelm Wagenfeld – 1924 (The “’Bauhaus” lamp) “Geometry of form” George Best – 1928 (The “Bestlite”) “Innovative production methods”
  • 23. Three Danish water pitchers Holmegaard Glassworks – circa 1880 Henning Koppel for Georg Jensen – 1956 Erik Magnussen for Stelton – 1975 What do they have in common? Each is a container featuring a handle and a spout!
  • 24. Do design rules stifle creativity? NO! But only when the rules build on generic principles. (easier said than done)
  • 25. The concept Create a set of best practices that transcend both technology and fashion
  • 26. 1. Anything that exists only to satisfy the internal politics of the site owner must be eliminated. 1.
  • 27. S E
  • 28. 1. Anything that exists only to satisfy the ego of the designer must be eliminated. 2.
  • 29. 1. Anything that is irrelevant within the context of the page must be eliminated. 3.
  • 30. 1. Any feature or technique that reduces the visitor’s ability to navigate freely must be eliminated. 4.
  • 31. 1. Any interactive object that forces the visitor to guess its meaning must be eliminated. 5.
  • 32. 1. No software, apart from the browser itself, must be required to get the site to work correctly. 6.
  • 33. 1. Content must be readable first, printable second, downloadable third. 7.
  • 34. 2006
  • 35. 2008
  • 36. 2010
  • 37. 1. Usability must never be sacrificed for the sake of a style guide. 8.
  • 38. 1. No visitor must be forced to register or surrender personal data unless the site owner is unable to provide a service or complete a transaction without it. 9.
  • 39. 1. Break any of these rules sooner than do anything outright barbarous! 10.
  • 40. George Orwell Author: Animal Farm, “1984”
  • 41. Please visit: www.wordsatplay.com
  • 42. If we do not demand better websites, we will never get them. Don’t just prevent bad things from happening, you can make wonderful things happen.
  • 43. Danke!
  • 44. Eric Reiss can (usually) be found at: The FatDUX Group ApS Strandøre 15 2100 Copenhagen Denmark Office: (+45) 39 29 67 77 Mobil: (+45) 20 12 88 44 Twitter: @elreiss info@fatdux.com www.fatdux.com

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