Friday, January 9, 2009

10 Most Common Misconceptions About User Experience Design

Sometimes you stumble upon a brilliant book or article where you think “well, they said everything I had to say and probably better”. This article: gave me that experience.

It lists the top 10 misconceptions of UX from ‘UX is user interface design’ over ‘UX is just about the user’ to ‘UX a choice’. If I could add an 11th misconception I would add “UX is about tools”.

People often htink that because you are a designer you must be great at Photoshop or that if you are great at Photoshop, you can be a designer.

It is short, maybe even too short, but really worth the read.