Design, CG Graphics & Inspiration

Usability: Free Educational Resources, Articles and Services

Usability: Free Educational Resources, Articles and Services

When you are developing the concept for your new site, the first vital thing you should do is to make maximum efforts in improving the usability. Even the most beautiful and stylish design cannot compensate the shortcomings and problems that will appear with non- user-friendly site, especially if your site is not just a blog, but a commercial project, where you provide any services. You’d better make sure that your visitors are not confused with your site and after visiting it once they’ll be pleased to do this again. In this post we would like to feature some Free Educational Resources, Articles and services that might help you to enhance the usability of your website.

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Realism in UI Design

Realism in UI Design

The history of the visual design of user interfaces can be described as a gradual change towards more realism. As computers have become faster, designers have added increasingly realistic details such as color, 3D effects, shadows, translucency, and even simple physics. Some of these changes have helped usability. Shadows behind windows help us see which window is active. The physicality of the iPhone’s user interface makes the device more natural to use.

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  • January 23, 2010,
  • Splashnology Editors