The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Universe

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Crown Publishing Group, Jul 1, 2001 - Science - 384 pages
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From mobile phones and desktop computers to washing machines and microwave ovens, the graphical user interface (GUI) is a part of everyday life. Interface Design traces these amazing developments and offers tested techniques and practical advice for constructing clear, dynamic GUIs that combine functionality with cutting-edge design.

Readers will find an in-depth overview of the various graphic elements of an interface—including icons, galleries, color palettes, and dialogue boxes. Then, they’ll find a comprehensive discussion on the interfaces used by popular animation and 3D software packages, and learn how to design interfaces that aid efficient navigation with links. Finally, hundreds of dazzling, full-color examples of the best in interface design offer a treasury of creative inspiration.

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About the author (2001)

Alistair Dabbs is a freelance journalist specializing in digital imaging, graphic arts, and prepress. He lives in London, England.

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