“Wrigley’s started as a baking powder company and used to include a piece of gum with each unit sold. Then one day they realized they were a gum company and not a baking powder company.” Heard this in a strategy meeting yesterday and found it good food for thought. (via rickyv)
Twitter: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Facebook: “They’ll get used to it.”
This is something I’ve been thinking a lot about lately as we’ve been working on and refining Nincha for the press launch. Essentially, there are 3 ideologies of UI design: Set an invisible standard Take a risk Follow/copy/steal The key is figuring out where and when to use the right ideology. For example, with something like your site’s header, you want to set an...