This is Information Architecture


Information Architecture is about the arrangement of content and interactions in a way that makes sense. Most information architects are practitioners on the web, forgetting that our inspiration can be found off-line too, often in the most unlikely of places.

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Things Organized Neatly

A similar thing to this little blog imho.x

Too coarse?

A little ‘fun’ with signage in the wild.

Nice bit of work from Ikea demonstrating ergonomics, information design and a little smattering of aesthetics. And I loved Stanley.

Another lovely find from Bitchbag [see also], a 2x2 grid to organise and plot a selection of some rather miserable vocations throughout history.[Source: Lapham’s Quarterly]

Another lovely find from Bitchbag [see also], a 2x2 grid to organise and plot a selection of some rather miserable vocations throughout history.[Source: Lapham’s Quarterly]

From this 3-year old post on the NY Times, Benjamin Franklin’s daily plan of action.

From this 3-year old post on the NY Times, Benjamin Franklin’s daily plan of action.

IKEA Organisation Metaphor, Applied to PC/Mac

Familiar Abstractions by Michael Johansson, The Flat – Massimo Carasi. Extreme organisation/abstracted function/simplicity/design bullshit.

Familiar Abstractions by Michael JohanssonThe Flat – Massimo Carasi. Extreme organisation/abstracted function/simplicity/design bullshit.

Lovely bit of IA on the BBC Magazine this afternoon with a description of how to be efficient at boarding a busy train. [Source: BBC Who, what, why: How to get off a busy train]

Lovely bit of IA on the BBC Magazine this afternoon with a description of how to be efficient at boarding a busy train. [Source: BBC Who, what, why: How to get off a busy train]

Found by the wonderful Ruth Toone at Dare. A representation of a music played on a midi device.

Super poster-sized concept map exploring the taxonomic relationship of beer varieties. Available in full at the Pop Chart Lab [Source: @bitchbag ]

Super poster-sized concept map exploring the taxonomic relationship of beer varieties. Available in full at the Pop Chart Lab [Source: @bitchbag ]