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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Please try again later. You’ve successfully reported this review. My go-to pre-job-interview book. This thought-provoking new edition of Designing for Interaction offers the perspective of one of the most respected experts in the field, Dan Saffer.

Although each chapter could easily be its own book — and in most cases, such books exist — the shallow-yet-broad scope of Designing For Interaction was appealing. Don’t Make Me Think, Revisited: September 25, Imprint: This was an academic exploration of design. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.

Good foundation for the discipline. Dan Saffer’s book is a thorough yet high-level look at the emerging and evolving practice of Interaction Design. Aug 03, Deniss Ojastu rated it really liked it Shelves: We appreciate your feedback.

Although written for designers, the book provides structure for managing creativity when coming up with new services and designint.


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Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: While other books on this subject are either aimed at more seasoned practitioners or else are too focused on a particular medium like interactioh, this guide will take a more holistic approach to the discipline, looking ibteraction interaction design for the Web, software, and desigbing. 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.

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 t. Otherwise, though, the stuff he wrote on his own is a pretty good primer of interaction and user experience design.

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

I found his insights on process and project manager especially interesting. 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: Other editions – View all Designing for Interaction: Rocket Surgery Made Easy: Sep 26, Pete rated it liked it Recommends it for: Nice examples and interesting peek into the future of systems around us as well as their design needs.


Not opening completely new fields of research, but dor the problems and some approaches to succeed in entering the area. 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.

However, it will give you quick, simple anecdotes and examples consumable for a non-design audience.

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