If something is beautiful, it may be easier to use. […] Designers […] build “forgiveness” (a wonderful name for a design principle) to help us avoid mistakes and recover easily from them.*
We can grasp the fact that at any moment what seems most certain to us is an illusion. It is an illusion in that it precedes a further revelation of ourselves.**
(M. C. Richards)
research suggests that we simply respond better, on a gut level, to smooth, curved, and symmetrical designs as opposed to rough, angular jagged, or uneven shapes*
here are some more features we can build into our operating stories to make life smoother for others and for ourselves:
We are all designers.