I saw the picture with the shoes earlier in the week and initially had a feeling that this photo might be somehow relevant to UX design.  However, as I’ve thought about it, the line of shoes is really just a low-tech version of the “take a number” machines encountered at delis and shops. And yet the picture has retained a bit of a hold on me–I keep feeling like there is a UI take away (almost certainly in the what not to do category, of course). So I’ll continue to ponder.

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Meanwhile Garrick Van Buren sent along this with the perfectly apt “I like to think of it as a modern day Design of Everyday Things.” [Ironically, the controls for navigating this site are difficult to discover; I initially thought it was a site that showed a single image at a time.]



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  • February 17, 2013 at 10:56 pm

    I completely agree on the difficulty of the site’s navigation, it may be the first site that is ironically difficult to navigate.


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