Nov 09, Alyssa rated it it was ok Shelves: In Designing Interactions, award-winning designer Bill Moggridge introduces us to forty influential designers who have shaped our interaction with technology. Moggridge, designer of the first laptop computer the Digital technology has changed the way we interact with everything from the games we play to the tools we use at work. He describes his career as having three phases, first as a designer with projects for clients in ten countries, second as a co-founder of IDEO where he developed design methods for interdisciplinary design teams, and third as a spokesperson for the value of design in everyday life, writing, presenting and teaching, supported by the historical depth and contemporary reach of the museum. I bought this book thinking it would give examples and insight into product and interaction designs. Great basics of Interaction Design with interviews with all the pioneers.

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For instance the use of buttons How do you feel about media? Click moggirdge to cancel reply. This section includes an interview with Brenda Laurel, the noted HCI lecturer and practitioner, about Purple Moon, an interactive experience for girls. I bought the book yesterday. A great case study too on good design covering various “interaction design” domains Aug 31, Jaireh rated it it integactions amazing Shelves: Over mogfridge years, IDEO developed their 51 method cards for user-oriented design processes instead of them being only business-oriented.


Ok as a pure history book, I guess. This book might be colossal, but if you take designing interactions bill moggridge time to read it, you’ll be doubly rewarded. Apr 18, Skate added it Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

In the physical world, you would use blue and add white paint.

In the digital world, you might have something called sky paint that automatically results in random cloud formations as you conceptually paint. Paul Mercer was one of the original developers dessigning the iPod. The book is more about history and case studies rather than an instructional book as I expected.

So, he knows how we got where we are via interaction design.

Feb 10, Ryan Parman rated it really liked it. While interesting, it did not meet my expectations. Moggridge, designer of the first laptop computer the Digital technology has changed the way we desiigning with everything from the games we play to the tools we use at work.

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Things are just too fast, “I’m too old for this shit…”. Each chapter has several parts presented from the perspective of an individual involved in the topic at hand, such as Larry Tesler developing the first desktop and devices or Rob Haitani creating the original Palm OS. If tomorrow is half that good, it will be quit a good weekend! In Japan, lots of commuters sit on trains twice a day with lots of times at hand while in the States, people primarily use cars with no opportunity to use a device with a small screen.


Someone should make a book called “Poorly Designed Interactions” and explain what not to do, because all this book is telling me to do is: In the later you know the existing item inside and out. Jul 07, Alice rated it really liked it Shelves: Refresh and try again. Nov 28, Pedro Rosas rated it it was amazing. Designing interactions bill moggridge 24, Iris rated it really liked it Shelves: So why should you buy this book?

Discussion 1 Comment Andrew Visitor. Feb 13, Amber Case rated it it was amazing Shelves: He says that Apple started very slowly to develop the involved technologies, from acquiring a designing interactions bill moggridge to create the iTunes franchise. A 7-year old mostly obsolete book! But instead of telling the story himself, he does it through those whose work made these changes.