Affordances

http://www.interaction-design.org/encyclopedia/affordances.html

“…A door can have the affordance of ‘openability’ (its affordance relative to the actor) but can be hidden, camouflaged or likewise (the information specifying its affordance are not available to the actor). On the other hand, when both the affordance (the door can be opened by the actor) and the information in the environment that specifies the affordance (the door is visible, has a handle etc.) are present, a state of direct perception is reached….”

 

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por Vitor Silva



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