I showed how to use the Master Page, Shared Layers, Symbols, and Styles to save time and effort when working in Adobe Fireworks. These techniques are relevant if you use Fireworks for interaction design or visual design.
I had the pleasure of speaking about interaction design with more than 300 designers at the Adobe MAX 2010 conference in Los Angeles this week. It was a great presentation focused on five basic interaction design principles, and we looked at a few web sites to discuss how these principles should inform our design decisions and how they could affect the visitor experience:
I’m an infographic geek, and I like looking at all of these, but PLEASE remember that infographics should always clarify and contribute to the understanding of data and should never obfuscate, oversimplify, or misrepresent information. Do not create infographics just to draw pictures – create them to help people understand and to contribute value.