Ravelry Website (Good Design)

Ravelry is a multipurpose, user-driven site for knitters and crocheters. It is part social networking, part immense pattern library. My use of it over the past 7 or so years has been primarily in pattern searching, but the site design, which is good by many of Norman’s principles, has not changed in that time. The most …

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NYPL App v. 2.7 for Android (Bad Design)

When we were given this assignment, I quickly thought of the most annoying flaw on any of my semi-regularly used apps on my Android phone – getting past the home screen on the New York Public Library app. Which I hardly use anymore because I hate it. The website is infinitely more enjoyable for me …

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