Anyone who’s serious about designing interfaces should have this book on their shelf for reference. It’s the most comprehensive cross-platform examination of. Jenifer Tidwell. · Rating details · 1, ratings · 65 reviews. Designing a good interface isn’t easy. Users demand software that is well-behaved. Designing a good interface isn’t easy. Users demand software that is well- behaved, good-looking, and easy to use. Your clients or managers demand originality.
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The research is solid. A book can’t design an interface for you — no foolproof design process is given here — but Designing Interfaces does give you concrete ideas that you can mix and recombine as you see fit.
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Jan 12, Emily H. Sometimes examples were given of an interactive process with only one screenshot, making it a bit of work to try to figure out what the rest of the interaction looked like. UI designers over the years have refined the art of interface design, evolving many best practices and reusable ideas. Each pattern contains full-color examples and practical design advice that you can use immediately.
Dec 03, Paz rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Visual Display of Quantitative Data. It is easy-to-read and written in a sim Although the book was written back init mostly discusses basic principles of UI design that are timeless, avoiding to get in details that are related with the seasonal trends.
This book captures UI best practices as design patterns — solutions to common design problems, tailored to the situation at hand.
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This book is a little dated but still relevant. These give you a deeper understanding of why the patterns work, and how to apply them with more insight. Looking for beautiful books?
She has experience in designing both desktop and Web applications. The updated edition now includes patterns for mobile apps, social networks, and search interfaces, as well as web applications and desktop software.
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Some examples are outdated. I could never understand why there is ‘How’ sections for each pattern, I skipped the most. Click here to find out.
Each pattern contains practical advice that you can put to use immediately, plus a variety of examples illustrated in full color. Lynch Limited preview – This approach makes the book modern even after 12 years.
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If you are a designer who already voraciously consumes mobile apps and websites, you may already know a lot of this, although it does present the info very well. These give you a deeper understanding of why the patterns work, and how to apply them with more insight. When I did not have much ideas how to start with creating a certain element I could always find tjdwell. Yet the author has no itdwell what designing interfaces takes.
Novice designers will find a roadmap to the world of interface and interaction design, with enough guidance to start using these patterns right away. Each pattern contains full-color examples and practical design advice that you can use immediately.
A book can’t design an interface for you — no foolproof design process is given here — but Designing Interfaces does give you concrete ideas that you can mix and recombine as you see fit. A few technical quibbles.
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