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. Designing for Interaction, Second Edition: Creating Innovative Applications and Devices. Dan Saffer. New Riders. Eighth Street. Berkeley, CA 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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Dan Saffer is a Senior Interaction Designer for Adaptive Path, one of the premier interaction design firms in the world.
Aug 06, Jenifer Hanen rated it it was ok. The review must be at least 50 characters long. This much-needed guide is more than just a how-to manual. Filled with tips, real-world projects, and interviews, you ll get a solid grounding in everything you need to successfully tackle interaction design. See if you have enough interactiion for this item. 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, ineraction, and devices.
Well written and concise. This first edition is also mortally hampered by dating from the pre-historic era ofotherwise known as “the time before ubiquitous smartphones”.
The book is an easy read and provides great insight to anyone wanting to learn more about dab design. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
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It is the only interaction design book saffe is coming from a designers point of view rather than that of an engineer.
The title should be at least 4 characters long. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. In fact, there’s an old joke among designers: Interactive Front-End Web Development. Interaction design is the new field that defines how our interactive products behave. 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 them employ brainstorming best practices to create innovativenew products and solutions understand the process and methods used to define product saffe It also offers interviews and case studies from industry leaders on prototyping, designing in an Agile environment, service design, ubicomp, robots, and more.
Many passages seemed too basic – like explaining why design for services is needed.
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Designing for Interaction: Creating Smart Applications and Clever Devices by Dan Saffer
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. Mar 15, Sharon Bautista rated it liked it. Jul 28, K rated it really liked it Shelves: This thought-provoking new edition of Designing for Interaction offers the perspective of one of the most respected experts in the field, Dan Saffer.
Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Selected pages Title Page. This book brings up a lot of great topics. Open Preview See a Problem? 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 and methods used to 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.
An okay intro to design principles. Few if any examples of a particular interaction examined in detail.
Designing for Interaction: Creating Smart Applications and Clever Devices
Contents What Is Interaction Design? I found his insights on process and project manager especially interesting. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. If you’ve ever wondered why your mobile phone looks pretty but doesn’t work well, you’ve confronted bad interaction design. Explore the Home Gift Interwction. Observing the User Experience. By necessity this can result in some vague sections and rules of interaciton 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 process where the book falls short.
How to write a great review. Although written for designers, the book provides structure for managing creativity when coming up with new services and products. With that said, I have two criticisms of this book: When something works in an unexpected but strangely effective way, the developers often kid, “Oh, that’s not a bug.