Using Gestalt Principles for better communication design

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Carolann Bonner has an article, Using Gestalt Principles for Natural Interactions that gives some central communication design principles, based on Gestalt ideas, that are directly relevant to communication & interface designers. Gestalt is a term used in psychology which expresses the idea that the whole of something is more important to our understanding than the individual parts. The Gestalt principles … Read More

Best Practices for Data Visualization

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▶ I Like Pretty Graphs: Best Practices for Data Visualization Assignments – YouTube | Program for Legal Technology & Design. The DesignLab from University of Washington has a great (hour long) presentation about how to integrate data visualizations into typically non-data-driven, non-visual classes in a university. It can also be bridged into law school classrooms, as a beginner intro to … Read More