15.Visual Design Principles and Aesthetics
Read these to prepare for class discussion
Universal principles of design
Aesthetic-Usability Effect, 20
Performance versus Preference, 180
Wright, P., Wallace, J., & McCarthy, J. (2008).
Aesthetics and experience-centered design.
ACM Transactions on Computer-Human interaction, 15(4), Article 18.
van Schaik, P., & Ling, J. (2009).
The role of context in perceptions of the aesthetics of Web pages over time.
International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 67(1), 79-89.
Norman, D.A. (2008).
Signifiers, not affordances [Opinion: The way I see it].
interactions, 15(6), 18-19.
Optional readings which may come up in class discussions
Paul, K., & Krzysztof, L. (November 01, 1998).
Design: principles of typography for user interface design: what's next for the HCI professional?.
Interactions, 5, 6, 11-1.
Shubin, H., Falck, D. & Johansen, A. (July 01, 1996).
Exploring color in interface design: hypermedia, human augmentation, and the Web.
Interactions, 3, 4, 36-48.
Lester, P.M. (2006).
Visual Communication: Images with Messages.
Thomson Wadsworth. [P93.5 .L47 2006]
Chapter 9, Graphic design
Chapter 10, Informational graphics