Big Ideas

December 10th, 2007

Foundations of Interaction Design

Podcast with David Malouf

Jeff Parks speaks with David Malouf on his article, Foundations of Interaction Design. They discuss several foundations of Interaction design explore in greater detail issues posted in the story’s comments.

This article is the fourth in a series sharing a design framework for dashboards and portals. In this installment, Joe Lamantia demonstrates how to connect content containers to ease navigation at all levels of the architecture.

Joe Lamantia dives deep into the components of the building block system. Each has a place in his design framework for dashboards and portals. See how you too can use these same elements in your work. (Part 3 in a series)

Interaction Design focuses on the behavior of interfaces, rather than their form or structure. David Malouf proposes four foundations that underpin that practice. They help orchestrate a holistic narrative and give us all things to seriously consider when we look at our creations.

July 24th, 2007

Introduction to the Building Blocks

The Design Behind the System

Joe Lamantia covers the design principles underlying a building block system and the simple guidelines for combining blocks together to create any type of tile-based environment. (Part 2 in a series)

Information Architects are often put on the defensive by
spears flung by brethren in related
disciplines.
In taking the accusations seriously and accepting truthswithin them,
Grant Campbell reveals greatest
strengths in shallowness, insularity, and being
“relegated” to history.

June 5th, 2007

What Does Rich Mean?

A Deeper Look at the Rich Experience

Amid the hype of Web 2.0, “rich” has become a prime buzzword. Using the concepts of Classical rhetoric as a framework, Uday Gajendar looks to transcend the hype and dig into the value of richness for digital products.

April 2nd, 2007

Transitioning from User Experience to Product Management

Podcast with Jeff Lash and Chris Baum

iTunes     Download mp3    Del.icio.us     Pod-safe music generously provided by Sonic Blue I had the pleasure of talking with Jeff Lash and Chris Baum on their two part article, Transitioning from User Experience to Product Manager. We talk about how more and more UX professionals are looking at taking on the role of a…

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