Sunday, 6th July 2008
Reporting from the 2008 Information Architecture Summit in Miami, Helen Lippell provides highlights of the lively and informative show focused on ‘experiencing information.' As IA plays an increasingly critical role in providing information context and connections, participants learned more about how search and discoverability and the connections between digital and physical search are changing IA today.
Information architecture creates representations of a system that are different from their reality or instantiation. Metro and Tube maps illustrate this point - they often bear no relation to topography or geography of the city. They are stylised and simplified in order to support people finding their way around the system. Good information design will provide an appropriate level of detail for a map, sitemap or the like.
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