Conventions and Usability

Philipp Lenssen recently conducted an interesting experiment in usability minimalism where he visually deleted all the unused elements from the web pages he visits every day.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original blog entry at:

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This is one of the main goals of user interface design patterns. Like software design patterns, the goal is to raise the level of abstraction above low-level components.

Here are some good refs for further reading: