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I work as a UX and Information Visualization designer at Visier Analytics, a Business Intelligence software company in Vancouver, British Columbia.


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asked Best way to communicate an abstract app concept such as a 'workspace' to users
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Completely agree, I'm not arguing in favour of the windows approach, simply stating that if you design for the windows world then you might have to go with convention over objective usability. Luckily in the Mac world the conditioning also aligns with what is the most objectively usable solution, so no problems there :)
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I agree that the visual weight and labels of action buttons are an important design aspect to consider (and very useful in this case where position alone can't be relied on), but it’s not the only aspect. I feel that a meticulous designer would think about how every design aspect affects the user - position cannot be ignored.
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+1 for an excellent article! I think another key point he makes is that platform consistency is not good enough; the suggestion to follow platform conventions for the sake of consistency is simply not good enough and leaves designers empty-handed.
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revised Best UI pattern for letting a user assign items to groups
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revised Best way to label ranges of values
Removed reference to 'SI prefixes' because K/M/B are technically not SI prefixes but rather an informal magnitude convention.