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Why ‘Intuitive’ Interface Is A Myth
We toss around the term “intuitive” a lot when it comes to user interface. We think of Apple products, and the way they redefined PCs and smartphones through systems that “just worked.”
But Timoni West, a designer at Foursquare, makes an interesting argument. Sometimes, these so-called intuitive gestures are a poor substitute for a clearly explained alternative.
See what Timoni West has to say here.
[Image: Pinch to Zoom via Shutterstock]

Why ‘Intuitive’ Interface Is A Myth

We toss around the term “intuitive” a lot when it comes to user interface. We think of Apple products, and the way they redefined PCs and smartphones through systems that “just worked.”

But Timoni West, a designer at Foursquare, makes an interesting argument. Sometimes, these so-called intuitive gestures are a poor substitute for a clearly explained alternative.

See what Timoni West has to say here.

[Image: Pinch to Zoom via Shutterstock]