On Wed, 01 Aug 2007 02:57:35 -0700, SpaceGirl
>On Aug 1, 4:51 am, Bergamot <berga...@visi.com> wrote:
>> SpaceGirl wrote:
>> > Bergamot wrote:
>> >> I don't follow. What's so "new" about the above site other than it's
>> >> Flash (not that I'd call Flash "new") instead of HTML? I can't read the
>> >> text so I don't really know what they're selling, but at first glance it
>> >> doesn't seem so different from any other stock photo or other gallery
>> >> type site.
>> > It's just a galley of Flash sites. I wasn't holding it up as an example
>> > of Flash itself, although it is!
>> Ah, now I see. We're supposed to investigate the sites it points to, not
>> the site itself. You probably should have mentioned that. I will look at
>Yes please :)
>> a few later, but frankly I don't expect to find much there that
>> interests me. I don't use the web as a source of entertainment, and if I
>> can't read the text it's gonna be thumbs down no matter how it looks.
>Oh I agree (for you). Some of these things are audience specific, so,
>like with ANY design, you need to put yourself in the shoes of the
>audience the sites are aimed for and view with an open mind. Just
>because YOU cannot read the site doesn't make it Bad necessarily. I
>bet you can't read a site that is written in Japanese. I can. Does
>that make the site bad?
>> >> So what am I missing? I really want to know.
>> > Sense of adventure, passion :)
>> My sense of adventure is mostly reserved for the great outdoors. 8-)
>> "Passion" isn't a word I associate with web stuff much, except as it
>> relates to usability and accessibility. ;)
>How can you be passionate about those things, and not good design?
>Accessibility and Usability are nothing without Design. It all comes
>under "user experience"; what experience do you want your user to have
>while they use your site?
To be bored out of their fuckin skull apparently.
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