Interface Design Mantras

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Slides I used for a talk about my interface design mantras at Refresh Edinburgh and Mighty Meetup in Aberdeen.

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Interface Design Mantras

  1. 1. Interface Design Mantras — Robbie Manson @rougebert robbiemanson.com
  2. 2. Hello
  3. 3. Story time (Yay!)
  4. 4. “ Shaping interfaces is shaping the character of things. The brand is what transports the character of things.” —‘The Interface of a Cheeseburger’, Oliver Reichenstein www.informationarchitects.jp/en/the-interface-of-a-cheeseburger/ Photo courtesy of X|Media|Lab
  5. 5. # 1Interface = Brand
  6. 6. # 2Establish avocabulary
  7. 7. PunctuationThe difference between “ Help your Uncle Jack off his horse” and “ Help your uncle jack off his horse”
  8. 8. Scale Depth Form Texture Pace ColourPattern Typography Tone Proximity Response
  9. 9. “Know, first, who you are; and then adorn yourself accordingly.” —Epictetus Greek Stoic philosopher (AD 55 - AD 135)
  10. 10. # 3Context is king
  11. 11. WTF?
  12. 12. 4 #Make it better
  13. 13. #5 Facilitategood habits
  14. 14. Handholding example
  15. 15. FreeAgent getting started process(handholding example)
  16. 16. “Anyone can make the simple complicated.Creativity is making the complicated simple.” —Charles Mingus
  17. 17. “Simplicity is not the goal. It is the by-product of a good idea and modest expectations.” —Paul Rand
  18. 18. # 6Make it simple (But no simpler)
  19. 19. Photo courtesy of Rosenfeld Media
  20. 20. Photo courtesy of Rosenfeld Media
  21. 21. # 7Small details make aBig difference
  22. 22. Images courtesy of littlebigdetails.com
  23. 23. Images courtesy of littlebigdetails.com
  24. 24. Images courtesy of littlebigdetails.com
  25. 25. # 8 Design isfor humans
  26. 26. Thanks — @rougebert robbiemanson.comdribbble.com/robbiemanson freeagentcentral.com

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