Design for Humans and Not for Computers

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“When I design, I work very hard to make the interface experience feel like there’s a human on the other end, not a computer. “— Aarron Walter

A design should be created to fulfill its users’ needs. The first step of a design process is to understand requirements and users — to meet the user and understand his behavior, his working environment, his likes and dislikes and his way of thinking.

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Respectful, Generous and Helpful Design

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“If we want users to like our software we should design it to behave like a likeable person: respectful, generous and helpful.”–Alan Cooper

Make sure to create a design that is respectful, generous and helpful for your user.

A design is respectful if it gives respect to its user, and takes care of user’s needs.

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