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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So even though I tidwsll it’s a good book, it’s not as practical as a direct website and some of it’s cases are pretty old – but it covers a lot more cases than some websites with those specs. Designing Interfaces captures those best practices as design patterns — solutions to common design problems, tailored to the situation at hand. I had to read this book for my Interface Design class — normally I sell off my textbooks after the course is done.
I am not an expert in UI design by any means I have read Donald Norman, Tagnazzini, Shneiderman and Mayhew but I have no background in graphic designbut I do project reviews and this book has given me some insight into problems and potential Intelligent and Invaluable Jenifer Tidwell’s pattern based approach is amazingly good! To purchase books, visit Amazon or your favorite retailer.
Designing Interfaces, 2nd Edition
She has experience in designing both desktop and Web applications. The style is easy to read. Browsing through the book again I see where some of the ideas have become dated, but some are still relevant. All in all, a nice read for someone who has a decent knowledge of Interface designing and interface usability.
It is easy-to-read and written in a simple language without too much terminology that could make it unfriendly for less technical readers. Aug 21, Mo rated it it was amazing Shelves: Description Users demand applications that are well behaved, good-looking, and easy to use.
The Non-Designer’s Design Book: Your clients or managers demand originality and a short time to market. Experienced designers can use it as a sourcebook of ideas. Novice designers will find a roadmap to the world designihg interface and interaction design, with enough guidance to start using inherfaces patterns immediately.
Design engaging and usable interfaces with more confidence and less guesswork Learn design concepts that are often misunderstood, such as affordances, visual hierarchy, navigational distance, and the use of color Get recommendations for specific UI patterns, including alternatives and warnings on when not to use them Mix and recombine UI ideas as you see fit Polish the look and feel of your interfaces with graphic design principles and patterns About the Authors For more than a decade, Jenifer Tidwell has been designing and building user interfaces for a variety of industry verticals, often in the Java programming language.
Experienced designers can use it as a sourcebook of ideas.
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Designing Interfaces captures those best practices as design patterns — solutions to common design problems, tailored to the situation at hand. While I rate this five stars ingerfaces effectively reaching its goals; I am disappointed that Tidwell did not pair with a researcher to cite usability and user research studies that speak to how each interaction performs in the wild.
Users demand software that is well-behaved, good-looking, and easy to use. The Best Books of 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. As such, I mostly just skimmed it, but it has definitely been useful in making the process of UI development more rigorous.
I recommend this book for corporate libraries and as a reference for individuals and groups working on what might become overly complicated design Updated Note, Dec GUIs have become more complex and small screens have become larger and more capable. Read my full review at http: What I really like about this book is also how much material you can find.
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Refresh and try again. Shea, David, and Molly Holzschlag. By capturing UI best practices and reusable ideas as design patterns, Designing Interfaces provides solutions to common design problems that you can tailor to the situation at hand. UI designers over the years have refined the art of interface design, evolving many best practices and reusable ideas. For more than a decade, Jenifer Tidwell has been designing and building user interfaces for a variety of industry verticals, often in the Java programming language.
Users demand software that is well-behaved, good-looking, and easy to use. A must for someone looking to excel in Interaction design field. Amazon Related Book Categories: Time for a reviewed 3rd edition? Using Social Media; 9. Your clients or managers demand originality and a short time to market.
Navigation, Signposts, and Wayfinding; 3. Charles River Media, Designing Interfaces captures those best practices as design patterns — solutions to common design problems, tailored to the situation at hand.