Designing for Interaction: Creating Smart Applications and Clever Devices
Explore the new design discipline that is behind such products as the iPod and innovative Web sites like Flickr. While other books on this subject are either aimed at more seasoned practitioners or else are too focused on a particular medium like software, this guide will take a more holistic approach to the discipline, looking at interaction design for the Web, software, and devices. It is the only interaction design book that is coming from a designers point of view rather than that of an engineer.
This much-needed guide is more than just a how-to manual. It covers interaction design fundamentals, approaches to designing, design research, and more, and spans all mediums—Internet, software, and devices. Even robots! Filled with tips, real-world projects, and interviews, you’ll get a solid grounding in everything you need to successfully tackle interaction design.
Designing for Interaction is an AIGA Design Press book, published under Peachpit's New Riders imprint in partnership with AIGA.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nzagalo - LibraryThing
A good introductory book for anyone trying to grasp the idea behind interaction design. Not opening completely new fields of research, but presenting the problems and some approaches to succeed in entering the area. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - davekong - LibraryThing
This book reads like a broad introductory chapter to interaction design. It is a survey of rudimentary design concepts, process and history, but lacks any focus or depth. There was little insightful ... Read full review
Interaction Design Basics
Design Research and Brainstorming
The Craft of Interaction Design
Interface Design Basics
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