Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Tufte on Windows Phone 7 Series (WP7S) interface design

The WP7S layout and typography have a looseness found in marketing, an inappropriate metaphor for a handheld information and communication device. In the splashy panoramas, there are hints of design-by-focus-group (which is like hiring temps as your design consultants). Instead of impressing focus groups, designers should do a thought experiment: Imagine what Steve Jobs and Jonathan Ive would have to say about your interface.

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