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Space Relations, Memory, Cartography and Web Design

by tatiana on September 2, 2008

Hey there! I hope everyone had a lovely Labor Day weekend. Here is a very well written, well researched article I stumbled upon that applies the theories of space, memory, and mapping to the art and science of web design. Check it out!

Mapping Memory: Web Designer as Information Cartographer

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“Space, according to Lefebvre, is created by the flows and movements of relational networks—such as capital, power, and information—in, across, and through a given physical area. A building, in Lefebvre’s reading, is a map of the interactions of the people who inhabit it; an architect is not a builder in an otherwise empty wilderness, but an observer, chronicler, and shaper of the networks that exist around her—in short, a map maker. Websites informed by a Lefebvrian conception of cyberspace rather than a Cartesian one would provide truly user-centered design, by recognizing that it is the users themselves whose actions produce the website; the web designer merely facilitates that creation.”

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Everyone loves a makeover…

by tatiana on October 28, 2007

Ty Pennington says: I <3 Tati’s Blog!

Hey hey, so I’ve finally gotten to moving my blog over to my website. Hooray! So please be sure to bookmark the new URL, as I’ll now be updating over there. Thanks guys!

http://artsblog.tatianajimenez.com/

<3 Miss Tati

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