Gestalt psychology

Gestalt psychology

  Not exactly a smooth and soft sounding word, is it? Gestalt. Try to pronounce it a couple of times and you will quickly figure out that the word must be German. But let me assure you, it’s not a swear word, even if it sounds...

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HTML5 banner

HTML5 banner…is it a thing?

  Last week, we were talking about the difference between animated and flash banner. I didn’t know at the time of writing the article that there has been a new type of banner on the rise. And it has been for over a year now. The...

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Animated vs Flash Banner

Animated vs Flash banner

  If I hadn’t come across this issue, I would have never thought of clarifying the difference. The reason is quite simple, I don’t like either animated or flash elements on websites. And trust me, I am not the only one. From usability point of view,...

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Heuristic Evaluation

Heuristic Evaluation…I beg your pardon?

  Sounds Greek to you? That’s no accident, it originates from the Greek word of find or discover (Εὑρίσκω). So, there you go. (Big Fat Greek Wedding? Got it?) On a more serious note, I am sure you have already heard one of the following expressions:...

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What is usability?

What is usability?

  I was just about to sum up my next post about heuristic evaluation when I realized that I hadn’t talked about usability itself yet. Sure, everyone has heard the term and most probably you use it too pretty often, but do you know exactly what...

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How to make your website more engaging?

  Last week, we were talking about behavioral science and its importance when it comes to web design. In this video. Dr. Susan Weinschenk, who is a great expert on the field, collected 7 principles to follow in order to make your website more gripping and...

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behavioral science and web design

Behavioral Science and web design – How do they relate?

  At first glance, it might seem to be a rather unusual combination, but only at first. Web design usually reminds people of a creative, dare to say, an artistic process, while science is associated with laboratory and vials. At least in my mind. So, how...

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