Thursday, March 16, 2006

User Interface Designers Talk OS X, XP/Vista

Mac designers talking about Mac OS...

"This year's South by Southwest (SxSW) Interactive festival, which concluded Tuesday on the eve of the famed music festival, served up a number of interesting panel discussions, but none of greater interest to Mac users than Tuesday's "Behind the Scenes: Developing OS X and Longhorn," which saw two former user interface designers at Apple and Microsoft—now co-workers at Frog Design—come together to discuss the design considerations that have gone into Mac OS X and Windows XP/Vista.

Cordell Ratzlaff, a nine-year Apple veteran, was head of Apple's human interface group during the time Apple acquired NeXT and began developing Mac OS X. Mark Ligameri spent six years at Microsoft working as a designer on Windows XP and Vista, as well Office 12 and other Microsoft projects. "   continued ...   (Via The Mac Observer)


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