Book review

X.6 November + December 2003
Page: 57
Digital Citation

Information architecture


Authors:
Kathy Gill

When content streams 24 hours a day from multiple channels, the rules of navigation change. Designers need to rethink how they can make the journey more meaningful. ¬óRichard Saul Wurman, Information Anxiety 2 Information Architecture: Blueprints for the Web is one author's effort to illustrate how the designer's work practices and products affect how meaningful information can be. Writing in a light, breezy tone, Wodtke first debunks several Web design "rules," such as prohibitions against scrolling, using more than seven links on a page, or designing with small type. This reinforces her introductory comments, which explain that her book…




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