Wow, this book is a little harder to understand than the Williams book and a little over my head at times. I must admit that I have read over the Common Fate section several times and it is not making much sense to me. Here is a chance for someone to shine and get extra points in the class by popping a comment in my blog trying to explain in layman’s term Common Fate to me..
I had an easier time understanding Consistency and I can see the benefits. I like the example of the Bob Evans Restaurants explaining Aesthetic consistency. The example of the buttons on the tape recorder helped me to understand Functional consistency. These two are suggested to be used in all designs.