Information architecture and metaphor
What happens when a load-bearing metaphor breaks down?
Article - 2023-04-11
The parable of the railroad
A useful metaphor for information architects.
Article - 2023-03-30
Websites are not living rooms and other lessons for information architecture
An introduction to the idea of architectural skeuomorphism and how to resist poor architectural metaphors.
Article - 2023-03-24
Understanding architectural scale - Tabletops and landscapes
A theoretical approach to what the architectural difference between apps and sites are.
Article - 2021-15-06
On The Informed Life
Talking about architectural scale and IA with Jorge Arango.
Podcast - 2021-06-20
On The OOUX Podcast with Rachel Price
Talking about IA and accessibility with Sophia Prater.
Podcast - 2021-04-22
Your information architecture is an accessibility problem
IA and accessibility aren't usually discussed in the same breath, but IA is the cause of most serious accessibility problems.
Article - 2021-03-11
IA in practice - Getting to structured content
An example of how we built out a section of Microsoft Learn to use structured content.
Article - 2020-04-08
On TUG's Sunday Service
Talking about scale, maintenance, and the ratio of hours of making stuff happen to minutes of doing IA with Dan Klyn.
Podcast - 2020-04-05
Evidence and Antelopes
An explication of Buckland's "Information as Thing" as it relates to information architecture.
Article - 2020-03-26
IA needs community more than other fields
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