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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Great book to have it as a reference, although it could have been visually more interesting and appealing. Mullet, Kevin, Darrell Sano. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers tidwfll more.

Designing Interfaces Jenifer Tidwell Designing a good interface isn’t easy. Each chapter’s introduction describes key design concepts that are often misunderstood, such as affordances, deskgning hierarchy, navigational distance, and the use of color.

Designing Interfaces captures those best practices as design patterns — solutions to common design problems, tailored to the situation at hand. May 13, Nina rated it really liked it. Preview — Designing Interfaces by Jenifer Tidwell. I assume an online version of this book would work quite well, particularly if the graphic layout there is as good as it is the the book I’d have to guess it’s not. Every software developer would be better off reading and thinking about this book.


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But not quite what I was expected. May 29, MJ rated it it was amazing Shelves: Search User Interfaces Marti A.

Patterns for Effective Interaction Design. Web Style Guide, 3rd edition Patrick J. Each pattern contains full-color examples and practical design advice that you can use immediately. This book was super useful when I was working on my project. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive?

Your UI technology — web applications, desktop software, even mobile devices — may give you the tools you need, but little guidance on how to use them well. What Users Do; 1.

All in all, a nice read for someone who has a decent knowledge of Interface designing and interface usability. Certainly one of the better O’Reilly books I’ve read in a while.

Now that I’m done reading it, I can easily see myself referring back to this book when I have a problem, or want some inspiration or new ideas. But at over pages, I get that some things were simply tidwel, of scope.

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Experienced designers can use it as a sourcebook of ideas. You’ll get recommendations, design alternatives, and warningson when not to use them. Reviews, Ratings, and Recommendations: Experienced designers can use this guide as a sourcebook of ideas; novices will find a roadmap to the world of interface and interaction design. Experienced designers can use this guide as a sourcebook of ideas; novices will find a roadmap to the world of interface and interaction design.

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Navigation, Signposts, and Wayfinding; 3. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Aug 06, Summa Smiff rated it liked it. If you have been an interaction designer for long, most of it is likely to be familiar if not obvious, but the clear explanations still make this a valuable read.

So, sadly, not a whole lot of new information for me, but it was certainly interesting to page through here. Return to Book Page. Refresh and try again.

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Just a moment tidwelo we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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.

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Users demand software that is well-behaved, good-looking, and easy to use. Description Users demand applications that are well behaved, good-looking, and easy to use. It does a great job laying out the common patterns of software design and establishing a common nomenclature for referring to each one. A lot of designiny stuff in here on Information Architecture but the examples are very old.