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Bottom-Up Architecture Q and A: Organizing the Site

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Bottom-Up Information Architecture Q and A

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Bottom-Up Information Architecture Q and AOnce the reader reaches an Every Page is Page One page, does it still matter if the site is well organized? It depends on what you mean by “organized”. This is another in the series of post dealing with questions […]

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Successful Patterns are the Best Guide to Information Design

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Topic Patterns

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Topic PatternsI am very grateful to Jonatan Lundin for a lengthy conversation on the subject of topic patterns because it helped me to crystalize something important about the basis for the principles of EPPO information design and how they are derived. Approaches based on psychology […]

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Reference Distance Zero: Beyond Linear Information Design

Summary: Designing information for paper was largely about managing reference distance. On the Web, the reference distance is zero. A completely different set of design requirements apply.   Linear information design Traditional information design thinking has always been linear. This is a consequence of the medium in which the vast majority of information was presented: […]

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