Form design entries
I have to say, having seen the paper form, I wasn’t looking forward to it. But a cup of tea and a bacon sandwich saw me through fairly painlessly. But me being me, I had to find fault with something, so here it is.
See the full A small annoyance about the UK Census 2011 page
1 comment / March 27th, 2011
It’s been a while since I took on one of my little personal projects. I’m pleased to say it’s been a while because I’ve been busy, but most of those projects are hidden behind non-disclosure agreements and threats to have my limbs snapped if I take credit for them (or worse, not get paid).
So here’s the next thing I’m going to do to show off (or make myself look an arse if it goes wrong).
See the full Driving licence application form (D1) – my new pet project page
2 comments / March 24th, 2011
These are two example of forms that I’ve had reason to deal with in the last couple of days. One thing they have in common is that I was immediately antagonised by their opening lines, which illustrate two ways to annoy someone filling in a form before they’ve even started answering a question.
See the full Two ways to annoy form users – before they’ve even answered a question page
0 comments / March 15th, 2011
I tend to make a point of saying to people that, even though it’s how I make my living. there’s not really much to be gained from having me design a simple form which asks for someone’s name, address, age etc etc. Having seen this form I’ve changed that view! This is a typical example [...]
See the full A leisurely form page
2 comments / June 10th, 2009
A client of mine – a very good client who understands what I do and listens to what I have to say – sent me an email about a form I’m designing. I’d been expecting this email. Why? Because it happens on every form project I’ve come across; it’s the email that says ‘the form [...]
See the full It happens every time… page
0 comments / October 31st, 2007