Design in the details

If you haven’t already, go read Jared Spool’s telling of the “$300 million dollar button”: “The form was simple. The fields were Email Address and Password. The buttons were Login and Register. The link was Forgot Password. It was the login form for the site. It’s a form users encounter all the time. How could [...]

Off the Eatin’ Path

I’m having fun digging through the archives of Zachary Barowitz’s column, “Off the Eatin’ Path”, in the food and reviews section of the bollard. Getting around the site is kind of a pain, and good luck linking to an article. Someone should tell the folks at the bollard that popup windows aren’t very friendly. It [...]

found_drama’s interface critique of GoodReads

Rob Friesel has a lengthy and thoughtful look at GoodReads, complete with wireframe sketches and in-depth interaction scenarios. You know you’re doing something right when you have users that give you feedback like this. Here’s hoping they put his suggestions to good use.