We imagined something similar to Gary Hustwit’s design documentaries, and began to wonder why there isn’t an Objectified for Interaction Design. The work that Interaction Designers are doing is so interesting, representing such a range of problems and perspectives, and most importantly, has such a broad impact on our daily lives, that it deserves being captured and discussed. So our goal became to capture how Interaction, UI, & User Experince Design is being practiced right now, the emerging problems, and trends in the field.
- My Favorite Metro Apps
- In just over a year, the Windows Phone app marketplace has quickly grown from nothing to 50,000 apps. An exciting part of watching the marketplace grow is seeing how app developers and designers have taken on and interpreted Metro for their own apps. While Metro can sometimes be seen as stark or very black and […] Read more – ‘My Favorite Metro Apps’.
- How Print Design is the Future of Interaction
- This post describes “How Print Design is the Future of Interaction,” a talk I gave at SXSW Interactive on March 12, 2011. The slides from the talk are available to view on Slideshare, and you can see some of the discussion that followed on Twitter here. Introduction There are three areas that I covered in […] Read more – ‘How Print Design is the Future of Interaction’.
- The Aesthetics of Interaction Design
- While working on my SXSW talk about the influences I think print design is starting to have on interaction design, I became curious about how many talks at the recent IxDA ’11 conference had to do with aesthetics and visual design. After a quick survey of the 50 talks and workshops from the conference, I […] Read more – ‘The Aesthetics of Interaction Design’.