One-liners from Webstock

Back from productive week in Wellington meeting people and attending Webstock, a conference for web designers but more widely relevant.

A few one-liners that stayed with me:

Design for how people really are

You can never have too much data

Figure out how to make data explorable

Your site is not your product

People are passionate about things they’re good at

People don’t want to be tool experts, they want to be expert at the things they use the tools for

Use your own products

If you want compelling feedback on site usability, video people using it (their faces tell the story)