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[Sigia-l] The Poetics of Information Architecture
From: Brian Christiansen (list_at_briandigital.com)
Date: Mon May 13 2002 - 14:21:33 EDT
The Poetics of Information Architecture, an article by Matthew Garber
I stumbled upon this short article on the Communication Arts' network site
"DesignInteract" today, and thought it was a way to explain IA, without
the cold jargony business feeling. Mr, Garber thinks describes it with
more of a purposeful, artistic feeling. A feeling that makes you feel as
if being an IA, you're really a part of something bigger. An "Invisible
Thoughts on this take on the field's work?
"Become the work. For sites to reach their full potential, information
architects must become the work and create form from chaos. In order to
reach this fertile state of creativity, courageous IAs must give up their
pseudo-scientific delusions and make a visionary leap inside the project."
Coming from a "creative" background, this take on the field feels good to
Apologies if you already saw this a couple months back when it came out.
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