Their specs, he noted, are incredibly robust — yet they’re also effortlessly easy to use. Guitar pedals are miracles of user-friendly architecture.
“There’s ‘normal’ spec, there’s ‘military’ spec, and there’s ‘rock and roll’ spec,” he said. “Rock and roll spec has the highest tolerance! It has to withstand the road, and its ability to deal with human gestures is way beyond anything we’ve done even with computers.”
Here are the 5 Design Lessons From Guitar Pedals:
When tech is rugged, it’s a joy to use
UI shouldn’t focus only on your hands. Use the rest of your body too
The best UIs have simple, bold visual cues
Physical UIs can be more intuitive and usable than screens
Don’t just make it functional. Make it beautiful too
See the entire detailed look in the UX Collective article on Medium.
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