Ben Hannon

Ben Hannon

Ben is currently a User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX) Designer at Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc. (ICS). He has a broad background across art, media and design, and holds a BFA in Industrial Design from Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt). Ben's work spans the visual and physical design worlds with a strong grounding in user-centered thinking.

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Designing in the Dark

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 15:53  •  By Ben Hannon  •  UX, color science, low-light environments, user interface design, HCI

When most of us hear night vision goggles, it is usually a safe bet we imagine a night scene with that glowing green-scale overlay or something similar to that shown above. For those who have ever used night vision goggles or have used a digital camera with a night setting, you might already be familiar with this concept, but it really does look like this! Have you ever wondered why the exclusive use of green?

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Usability and Modern Visual Design: An Effective Harmony

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 10:45  •  By Ben Hannon  •  UX, UI, user interface, Usability, modern visual design

Where did the buttons go?  Significant aspects of modern visual design have made a huge impact on the development of graphical user interfaces across web, mobile, desktop and embedded systems.  While flat-design holds many attractive qualities, implementation of the style has potential to undo usability principles formed through decades of extensive research in the field.

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