Tag: Visual Design

What is Great Design? Part 2

Ben Shneiderman wrote in his article Designing for Fun: The psychologist Mihály Csíkszentmihályi talks about the flow experience of optimal performance when people are creatively facing challenges to achieve personal goals. When people are in the flow state they suspend their fears, put aside their anxieties, and engage fully in the experience of the moment. Concentration is intense, […]

What is Great Design? Part 1

As a User Experience professional I am often asked the age-old question, “So what makes a great design?” If you’re also in the design profession, perhaps your management has asked you to quantify it, break it down in to terms or numbers that business people understand. Maybe your CEO has “challenged” your company to create […]