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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Designing for Interaction: Creating Smart Applications and Clever Devices

Sometimes gets a bit too simple. Sep 25, Rick rated it liked it Recommends it for: If the rest of the book is safer like this chapter, I recommend it to any design students interested in experience, interaction or HCI.

For a basic overview of Interaction Design, I liked how this book was presented. See if you have enough points for this item. It read a little bit too much like a textbook sometimes, but, well, to be fair, perhaps an designinng, thoughtful, well-written textbook.

A good introductory book for anyone trying to grasp the idea behind interaction design. Finally, there was one other thing that really annoyed me reading this book – and that’s the way the author used IT terms in sort-of IT ways and sort-of not-IT ways and sort-of vaguely right but generally jarringly wrong – multitasking, middleware and stateless, to name three.


New Riders ; [London: Otherwise, though, the stuff he wrote on his own is a pretty good primer of interaction and user experience design. Other editions – View all Designing for Interaction: Library Spaces for 21st-Century Learners.

Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? Design Strategy Chapter 4: Nevertheless, it is an excellent guide to what can otherwise be an overwhelming topic. When something works in an unexpected but strangely effective way, the developers often kid, “Oh, that’s not a bug.

Mar 24, Nathan Bussiere rated it liked it Shelves: Please review your cart. This book is perhaps useful if you have no sense of design whatsoever, but otherwise it is overly simplistic and inflexible. I’m not giving this book a top rating, but that’s only because I used a single chapter from it in the framework of my design thesis on border security and therefore cannot speak to the book as a whole.

The title should be at least 4 characters long. There was little insightful This book avoids falling into the trap of talking about sfafer as pretty things, onteraction provides an overview of the different approaches to design, and has pointers to other books and resources for learning more.

Creating Innovative Applications and Devices. As a general book on how to go about designing something, this is desugning decent introduction, but I never felt that it was really about “designing for interaction”. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Compared to interactipn of the other books chosen for my course this one was usually a preferred resource for me. Perfect for an introduction, refresher, or finding areas to research further.


My library Help Advanced Book Search. I was impressed by the organization and conceptual clarity of this book.

Jul 25, Craig Birchler rated it really liked it Shelves: Explore the new design discipline that is behind such products as the iPod and innovative Web sites like Flickr. Open to the public ; Much like the book Don’t Make Me Think did for usability testing, this book takes a nice simple approach to breaking down the many aspects of interaction design a designer could use. How to create a successful Marketing Plan!

Books by Dan Saffer. Return to Book Page. We customize your eBook by discreetly watermarking it with your name, making it uniquely yours. Not opening completely new fields of designkng, but presenting the problems and some approaches to succeed in entering the area. Sep 26, Pete rated it liked it Recommends it for: This much-needed guide is more than just a how-to manual.

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

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