On Aug 1, 3:15 pm, Bergamot <berga...@visi.com> wrote:
> SpaceGirl wrote:
> > On Aug 1, 4:51 am, Bergamot <berga...@visi.com> wrote:
> >> 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.
> Believe it or not, I can do that. :) I've been to plenty of sites,
> though, where I *should* be in the target audience but can't use it for
> one reason or another.
> > 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?
> Of course not. I'd have no expectation of being able to read their
> content. I *do* have that expectation on English language sites.
Why? Maybe you aren't the audience for that site :D
> > How can you be passionate about those things, and not good design?
> > Accessibility and Usability are nothing without Design.
> "Good design" is in the eye of the beholder. Usability and accessibility
> are a bit more straight forward, but you certainly can't have them
> without good design.
> There is more to design than just the looks, but it seems most web
> designers don't consider that.
Exactly! The "experience" is very important, not just the content, or
> I don't want them to have to fight with the design to get to the content. :)
Yes, me either :)