Interface design : A semiotic paradigm *

  title={Interface design : A semiotic paradigm *},
  author={Mihai Nadin},
Design principles are semiotic by nature. To design means to structure systems of signs in such a way as to make possible the achievement of human goals: communication (as a form of social interaction), engineering (as a form of applied technical rationality), business (as a form of shared efficiency), architecture, art, education, etcetera. Design comes about in an environment traditionally called culture, currently identified as artificial (through a rather romantic distinction between… CONTINUE READING
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