Which styles to keep?

Guillaume Laurent glaurent at telegraph-road.org
Fri Aug 17 08:43:13 BST 2007

On Friday 17 August 2007, Richard Dale wrote:
> On Thursday 16 August 2007, Guillaume Laurent wrote:
> > That I agree with. Just don't let a coder fix the usability problems,
> > though :-).
> Oh really, this attitude is crap. For example, Will Shipley is a great
> programmer who is intimately involved in GUI designs:

Of course there are exceptions. But that's precisely the problem, they are 

> Sure you can use average developers with no particular vision or artistic
> sense, and wheel in 'usability experts' as an afterthought. But if we're
> actually talking about works of art, and great UIs are works of art in my
> opinion, can you show me any great paintings are created like that?

I don't think the analogy works very much. UI design mostly needs pragmatism, 
art has little to do with that.

Anyway, time to end this thread.


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