Visual design: Affordances

Ever walked against a glass door? It most likely had something to do with missing affordances. According to Wikipedia the definition should be something like: An affordance is a property of an object, or an environment, which allows an individual to perform an action. For example, a knob affords twisting, and perhaps pushing, while a cord affords […]

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Creating infographics with QlikView

Infographics are a hot topic these days. According to wikipedia this is a definition of what infographics are: Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present complex information quickly and clearly. They can improve cognition by utilizing graphics to enhance the human visual system’s ability to see […]

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Psychology of design

We all know the brain is a pretty sophisticated mechanism. After a lot of study and research, 50+ years later we don’t know a lot of it yet. Research until now has given us some insight in what the brain is capable of. We all probably have heard of the right and left side of […]

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