Gestalt Psychology for UX Design

  Introduction Understanding some basic psychological principles that impact visual perception is essential to user experience (UX) professionals interested in designing systems and products that better serve the needs of users. This post provides a brief overview of Gestalt psychology and demonstrates how many of its principles can help UX and interaction designers create interfaces …

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Design Critique: Net Art Anthology (Microsite)

 Figure (a). General screenshot Introduction Rhizome, the New Museum-affiliated born-digital art organization behind Net Art Anthology, describes this dedicated microsite as a “two-year online exhibition presenting 100 works of restored and re-performed net art” [1]. Since its launch in October 2016, Net Art Anthology aims to restage and contextualize one project each week by uploading …

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Queens Historical Society: A Case Study

For over fifty years, the Queens Historical Society (QHS) has been actively celebrating and preserving the heritage and history of Queens, New York through educational programs, exhibitions, and its public repository of archival collections and sources.  The QHS website is a key vehicle for communicating their mission to the widest audience possible, yet their message …

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