Takeaways: HOW PEOPLE THINK

  The brain has 23 billion neurons. Thatís a lot of capacity for mental processing. So whatís going on in there? Understanding how people think is crucial if youíre going to design for them. Just as there are visual illusions, there are also thinking illusions. This chapter describes some of the interesting things the brain […]

Takeaways: HOW PEOPLE READ

With adult literacy rates now over 80 percent worldwide, reading is a primary form of communication for most people. But how do we read? And what should designers know about reading? ITíS A MYTH THAT CAPITAL LETTERS ARE INHERENTLY HARD TO READ People perceive all capitals as shouting, and theyíre unused to reading them, so […]

Takeaways: HOW PEOPLE SEE

Vision trumps all the senses. Half of the brainís resources are dedicated to seeing and interpreting what we see. What our eyes physically perceive is only one part of the story. The images coming in to our brains are changed and interpreted. Itís really our brains that are ďseeing.Ē WHAT YOU SEE ISNíT WHAT YOUR […]

Day 60 of 365 Days

Inspiration from a book cover. Tools: Photoshop, Artise Golden Section, The Font Thing, ColorPic Large Version @ Flickr

Day 56 of 365

  Date: 03.16.2010 Tools: Photoshop, Artise Golden Section, The Font Thing, ColorPic Large Version @ Flickr

Day 55 of 365

  Date: 03.13.2010 Tools: Photoshop, Artise Golden Section, The Font Thing, ColorPic Large Version @ Flickr

Day 53 of 365

  Date: 03.10.2010 Tools: Photoshop, Artise Golden Section, The Font Thing, ColorPic Large Version @ Flickr