Keep It Simple Stupid (Kiss) User Experience (UX) topic overview/definition
Keep It Simple Stupid (Kiss): Concept Definition
The KISS principle of keep it simple, stupid is a great rule of thumb that can be applied successfully not just in your designs but in all your working (and even personal) interactions. It makes the assumption that, wherever possible, complexity should be avoided in a system and that simplicity guarantees the greatest levels of acceptance and interaction.
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KISS (Keep it Simple, Stupid) - A Design Principle
It was Albert Einstein who said; “If you can’t explain it, you don’t understand it well enough.” Though it is often mis-reported as being; “If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it well enough.” What Einstein was driving at was a particular application of “keep it simple, stupid”. From scientific concepts to products t...
Six Simple Rules for Better Navigation UX
There are many rules for navigation UX; some of them complex and only used in very specific circumstances. Yet, there are some rules which will apply to nearly every situation. We’ve come up with six simple rules that may help you get your navigation UX closer to perfection: Rule 1: Be ClearAuthor/Copyright holder: Tom Longfield. Copyright term...
UX Tips for Better Textual Navigation
Helping your users find their way around your website is a vital part of delivering a strong user experience. It can be somewhat challenging to get this right. Well formulated labels, the textual element of navigation, can make navigation very easy and badly formulated labels can send your users elsewhere. Where to Begin?The easiest place to be...