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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Mar 24, Nathan Bussiere rated it liked it Shelves: Account Options Sign in. Teaching Students to Self-Assess. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. An easy read and presented so much better than most of the textbooks I’ve read on the matter. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. First half was really pretty good.

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 Interaction design is the new field that defines how our interactive products behave.

Fast shipping, item as described. 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.


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

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. By necessity this can result in some vague sections and rules of thumb 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. Many passages seemed too basic – like explaining why design for servic Although written for designers, the book provides structure for managing creativity when coming up with new services and products.

Oct 07, Marcia Johnston rated it it was ok Shelves: It is the only interaction design book that is coming from a designers point of view rather than that of an engineer.

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

I would recommend this book to anyone that wants a quick introduction to interactions design. How to write a great review. Please zaffer your cart. Customers who bought this item also bought.


As a general book on how to go about designing something, this is a decent introduction, but I never felt that it was really about “designing for interaction”. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Design Research Chapter 5: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of dsigning.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. My only criticism is that it can’t devote very many words to each topic, because it’s a general overview of design rather than a thorough handbook, so you really need to look at the other resources to get a detailed understanding. This book is perhaps useful if you have no sense of design whatsoever, but otherwise it is overly simplistic and inflexible.

This much-needed guide is more than just a how-to manual. Instructors, you may still place orders with your bookstore.

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Paperbackpages. Feb 05, joke rated it it was amazing. Jun 15, Ryan rated it really liked it. One of the more substantive introductions to user experience design that I’ve read.

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