Dan Saffer has done an amazing job synthesizing the chaos into an understandable, This thought-provoking new edition of Designing for Interaction offers the. Designing for Interaction is an AIGA Design Press book, published under Peachpit’s New Dan Saffer has worked for the last decade in the digital medium as a. Building products and services that people interact with is the big challenge of the 21st century. Dan Saffer has done an amazing job synthesizing the chaos into.
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Sure there’s some talk about widgets and typical screen layouts, and how to create task flows, but very little about what makes good interactions – so to use an analogy, it sets you loose with a box of tools and then says “build something great”.
Unfortunately, Designjng caves to the temptation of ending the book with his version of cheesy futuristic predictions.
It’s not necessarily a foundational text, but it’s a good jumping-off point before moving on to the more theoretical works by Blomkvist and others. Sep 26, Pete rated it liked it Recommends it for: Public Private login e. These online bookshops told us they have this item: Many passages seemed too basic – like explaining ssffer design for servic Although written for designers, the book provides structure for managing creativity when coming up with new services and products.
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Jul 21, Giovanni rated it really liked it. Unlimited one-month access with your purchase. By necessity this can result in some vague sections and rules of thumb which are not always as set in stone as is presented and there are a few areas such as the future forecasting and overall rather rigid view of the design interraction where the book falls short.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Not opening completely new fields of research, but presenting the problems and some approaches to succeed in entering the area. Sep 25, Rick rated it liked it Recommends it for: Interactio fact, there’s an old joke among designers: Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.
Pixels, People, and Process. Building products and services that people interact with is the big challenge of the 21st century. To see what your friends thought of this sadfer, please sign up. You submitted the following rating and review. Contents What Is Interaction Design?
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User Review – Flag as inappropriate Although written for designers, the book provides structure for managing creativity when coming up with new services and products. On the upside, however, there were a few useful tips, such as asking user interviewees to draw their experience rather than talk about them.
When something works in an unexpected but strangely effective way, the developers often kid, “Oh, that’s desighing a bug. Prototyping, Testing, and Development Chapter 9: My only criticism is that it can’t devote very many words to each topic, because it’s a general overview of design rather than a thorough handbook, so you really need to look at the other resources to get a detailed understanding.
Series Voices that matter. For example, in the section talking about conducting stakeholder interviews, there’s a stock photo of some suit-wearing people interviewing some other suit-wearing people — a helpful visual cue for people unfamiliar with the word “interview.
Check copyright status Cite this Title Designing for interaction: It gets pretty watered down after a while, explaining simple concepts that any first year designer would know. Learning Responsive Web Design. Trivia About Designing for Int