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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I especially liked the interviews with designers sprinkled throughout. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Instructors, you may still place orders with your bookstore. Oct 22, Amber rated it did not like it. Pixels, People, and Process. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.

I appreciated his final chapter on ethics. Patterns for Effective Interaction Design. However, more recent studies have shown that if the information bits are somehow related to each other, the human mind has a much greater capacity for remembering them.

English Choose a language for shopping. Dan Saffer’s book is a thorough yet high-level look at the desgining and evolving practice of Interaction Design.

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In hindsight, I held expectations about the content that were not warranted. Interaction design is the new field that defines how our interactive products behave. A little lofty at times. Aug 12, Samantha rated it really liked it.

Prototyping, Testing, and Development Chapter 9: This generally makes them more comfortable and elicits more genuine responses. For a book about smart applications and interaction to not be able to cover the pre-eminent interaction device of hundreds of millions of people is a huge weakness and especially jarring when he pins his prognostication on never-made-it terms like spimes and ubicomp and gone-nowhere-so-far technology like wearable computers and household robots but completely missed mobile smartphones.


Designing for Interaction: Creating Smart Applications and Clever Devices

User Interface Design Computer Science. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Dan Saffer has done an amazing job synthesizing the chaos into an understandable, ordered reference that is a bookshelf must-have for anyone thinking of creating new designs.

Paperbackpages. Oct 19, Heidi rated it liked it. It read a little bit too much like a textbook sometimes, but, well, to be fair, perhaps an interesting, thoughtful, well-written textbook.

Up to 5 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits Publisher: But if you’ve ever marveled at the joy of using an iPhone, shared your photos on Flickr, used an ATM machine, recorded a television show on TiVo, or ordered a movie off Netflix, you’ve encountered good interaction design: To see what your fof thought of this book, please sign up.

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

Jun 08, Omar rated it liked it. One of the more substantive introductions to user experience design that I’ve read. With that said, I have two criticisms of this book: Lists with This Book.

Students, buy or rent this eText. A fluffy, gee-whiz book, poorly edited. Not Enabled Word Wise: Perfect for safer introduction, refresher, A brilliant overview which, while not touching on any one point in great depth, is surprisingly comprehensive.

I found his insights on process and project manager especially interesting. This book is perhaps useful if you have no sense of design whatsoever, but otherwise it is overly lnteraction and inflexible.


I’ve never seen a design book that deals with the ethical responsibility of designers before. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e designihg. Integrating Technology in the Classroom. Design Strategy Chapter 4: A Guide to Designing Viral Loops: Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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Mar 24, Nathan Bussiere rated it liked it Shelves: This book avoids falling into the trap of talking about design as pretty things, and provides an overview of the different approaches to design, and has pointers to other books and resources for learning more. Library Spaces for 21st-Century Learners.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Unfortunately, Saffer caves to the temptation of ending the book with his version of cheesy futuristic predictions. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

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