I am looking for some really interesting examples of booking engines or selection processes that create a cool, slick user experience. So far I've come up with booking an appointment at an Apple Genius bar and Honda test drive booking. Does anyone have any others?
Other interesting examples of how to display results / quite a lot of different information at once would also be welcome.
I've been collecting and thinking about filters, and also watching
people (try to) use sites with various filtering schemes.
It seems to me that there's a limit to what you can do with a set of
filters such that the filters are 1) noticed, 2) clear and 3) not
The problem is that the larger the data set you're trying to help a
user parse, the more tempting filters are, and paradoxically the more
overwhelming/less-usable they become. Smaller filter sets like
hotels.com seem to be ok, but they work less well for larger data