Digital Technology has changed the way we interact with everything from the games we In Designing Interactions, Bill Moggridge, designer of the first laptop . Contents. Foreword vii. Whatls Interaction Design? by Gillian Crampton Smith. Preface xxi. Introduction. 1. Two personal stories. 1. The Mouse and the Desktop. A pioneer in interaction design tells the stories of designers who changed the way people use everyday things in the digital era, interviewing the founders of.

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I would have been happy if they would have at least put some interaction design principles on those 22 pages. Billl book only superficially talks about the particular elements of these designs that made them revolutionary. It opens up a view of the digital interaction design word from a human factors point of view.

Designing Interactions [With CDROM] by Bill Moggridge

While thi I bought this book thinking it would give examples and insight into product and interaction designs. Bill Moggridgedesigner of the first laptop and best known as one of the founders of IDEO, wrote Designing Interactions to capture what he has seen and learned to highlight the importance of interactive design, including usability, testing and how the most accepted best practices can often wilt vs.


Regardless, I found the book really interesting as it told the stories about the development of functions my generation probably takes for granted: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This book talks about designing interactions but only touches intreactions the surface, no real depth to the topic of knowledge but a good starting point or overview of Interactions.

These concepts were, of course, the reason we bought this book — history is nice but we wanted something concrete to work with, and there is movgridge lot here to learn from.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade desiginng in, give it a second life. Great information included the hundreds of early iterations for creating the mouse, the creation the modern desktop interface including how testing was important, but required them to develop a new testing process as welland developing the familiar interaction design concepts we use today.

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Definitely the best book I’ve read so far this year. Speed, or do we have time?

Just think how much more valuable a book it would be. It’s great for history, but if you want a book to learn from, this is not it.

Then it wouldn’t just be a history book of interaction design but something where learning could be integrated with the history. I hoped for how-to guidelines and novel interaction techniques.

Designing Interactions [With CDROM]

Refresh and try again. Outstanding read about the history of how some of the things we use daily were conceptualized and designed. Mar 25, Eugene is currently reading it.

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