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. Designing for Interaction, Second Edition: Creating Innovative Applications and Devices. Dan Saffer. New Riders. Eighth Street. Berkeley, CA 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.

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Filled with tips, real-world projects, and interviews, you ll get a solid grounding in everything you need to successfully tackle interaction design. This book reads like a broad introductory chapter to interaction design. Dan Saffer is a Senior Interaction Designer for Adaptive Path, one of the premier interaction design firms in the world. Although each chapter could easily be its own book — and in most cases, such books exist — the shallow-yet-broad scope of Designing For Interaction was appealing.

itneraction It gets pretty watered down after a while, explaining simple concepts that any first year designer would know. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.

Sep 02, Gregory rated it liked it Shelves: This book will help you learn to create a design strategy that differentiates your product from the competition use design research to uncover people’s behaviors, motivations, and goals in order to design for thememploy brainstorming best practices to create innovativenew products and solutionsunderstand the process saffre methods used satfer define product behavior It also offers interviews and case studies from industry leaders on prototyping, designing in an Agile environment, service design, ubicomp, robots, and more.


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Each chapter is sprinkled with interesting interviews with top-notch designers and educators: Between the technology that powers our devices and the visual and industrial design that creates the products’ aesthetics lies the practice that figures out how to make our products useful, usable, and desirable. Share your thoughts with other customers. The work is protected by local and international copyright laws and is provided solely for the use of instructors in teaching their courses and assessing student learning.

Aug 16, Sarah Sammis rated it really liked it Shelves: I thought it was very well understood and an easy read.

You submitted the following rating and review. Many passages seemed too basic – like explaining why design for services is needed. Patterns for Effective Interaction Design. An okay intro to design principles.

Apr 16, Chris rated it really liked it Recommends it for: We appreciate your feedback. Compared to some of the other books chosen for my course this one was usually a preferred resource for me. If you’re a seasoned IxD veteran this book won’t help you progress the field of design forward in any compelling ways. See if you have enough points for this item.

Prototyping, Testing, and Development Chapter 9: Product details File Size: Desigbing, you may still place orders with your bookstore. Good foundation for the discipline. Fast shipping, item as described.


Designing for Interaction: Creating Smart Applications and Clever Devices by Dan Saffer

Saffer provides a plain overview of the complexities of interaction design. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Ratings ineraction Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The whole book has only 10 screenshots! Aug 06, Jenifer Hanen rated it it was ok. Quotes from Designing for Int You Should Test That. Getting Started with p5. Building products and services that people interact with is the big challenge of the 21st century.

Feb 05, joke rated it it was amazing. A Guide to Designing Viral Loops: Trivia About Designing for Int 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”.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. However, it will give you quick, simple anecdotes and examples consumable for a non-design audience. Short WordPress Guide for Beginners.

If it’s your first book about IXD, that might be good, but if you have read many others you can probably skip it.