One of the key ingredients to a successful product is the creation of effective, efficient and visually pleasing displays. In order to produce such high-quality displays, whether they are graphical (e.g., websites) or tangible (e.g., remote controls), an understanding of human vision is required, along with the knowledge of visual perception.
By observing, researching, and identifying examples of our perceptual abilities, we can design products according to these unifying qualities, which are the main skills within the world of interaction design.
How and why Gestalt principles can make or break our design works.
The origins of Gestalt thinking and the principles of perceptual organization.
How to use Gestalt laws in web and product design.
How to take a Gestalt-driven approach to improve a web user’s experience.
How to analyze existing product and web design according to the Gestalt principles of perceptual organization.
Gestalt psychology is a theory of mind which has been applied to a number of different aspects of human thought, action, and perception.
In particular, Gestalt theorists and researchers attempt to understand visual perception in terms of the way in which underlying processes are organized and how they help us make sense of the world.
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