Re: [IxDA] Re: [IxDA] Is it really necessary to master TYPE to be an IxD?
21 Jul 2010 - 8:11pm
2 years ago
On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 5:36 PM, Dan Saffer wrote:
> ... Presenting information in a clear and understandable way
> is one of the traits of a designer. I don't see how you can do that without
> understanding at least some basic rules of typography.
I have to preface this by saying I do love typography.
And yet -- yeah, I'm probably dating myself -- some of us on this list
have certainly designed UX/UI for applications that ran on terminals
with no "typographic" capability whatsoever (beyond bold or reverse
Not to say that's typical, especially today, but it places that particular
skill somewhere outside the core of "interaction design" activities. IMO.