GUI design

Balancing visual and structural complexity in interaction design [via Abstract Dynamics]

One very interesting point I noted: “The rule of 7 +/- 2 can be quite harmful when applied to navigation. … oughly 16 top level links leading into 2-3 subsequent menus seems to be the most efficient and least error prone.”

I have to admit, I’ve followed the 7 +/- 2 rule often. Hmmm….