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Graphical user interfaces (Computer systems) -- Design

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With a work history that includes Apple and Hewlett Packard, Dr. Don Norman is certainly no pushover when it comes to technology. He created this site to express his vision of technology that is inviting and enjoyable to use, instead of being cold and inhuman. Several of his essays are presented here, including his most recent "Emotion and Design," published in July 2002. In it, he argues for...
View Resource Boxes and Arrows

Boxes and Arrows is a monthly online journal that addresses "the complex task of bringing architecture and design to the digital landscape." Articles are written by peers of this multi-disciplinary field, and contributions are encouraged. The goal of the journal is to stimulate thought-provoking discussion about a wide range of topics, including professional practices, case studies, historical...
View Resource GUIdebook: Graphical User Interface Gallery

The world of religious icons and other illustrative and symbolic elements is well-documented both in print publications, and to a lesser extent, in various online archives and exhibitions. But what about the world of graphical user interfaces, such as the icons that populate many of our computer screens? Curious visitors will find their fill at this online museum of graphical interfaces, many of...
View Resource Visualizing Cultural Collections

The growth of digital culture has presented researchers with what may be seen as both a challenge and an opportunity: how to visualize these cultural resources in an effective and engaging way. From 2014-2017, the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam in Germany conducted the cross-disciplinary research project Visualizing Cultural Collections (VIKUS, or Visualisierung kultureller Sammlungen) to...