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If you forget what you know, what is it?

A useful aide-mémoire when designing for inclusion, diversity or difference. You are not your user!

If you forget what you know, what is it?

Ian Hosking

What are these icons? Binoculars? Rollers? Two circles occluding a horizontal line? Or voicemail icon on a mobile phone?

A useful aide-mémoire when designing for inclusion, diversity or difference. You are not your user!

Likewise working with unvalidated pictograms and icons, whether using legacy metaphor, like this icon for a tape-recorder, or otherwise.

From an HCID Open Day talk by Ian Hosking.

By Rik Williams

I write about how to collaborate to design simple, usable and inclusive information experiences that make the lives of customers easier. Read more in Categories and Tags.