Interaction Design

Design Details: Inbox by Google | Brian Lovin

It’s always big news when the Google machine unveils a new product. This week that something new is called Inbox, and it’s a slick rethinking of how we interact with and handle an ever-increasing volume of email. Google’s Design Team has put in hard work these past months. Crafting the Material design language and rolling out interface updates across a suite of apps and operating systems is no small feat. Inbox embraces Material Design wholly, resulting in a beautiful, cohesive application for iOS, Android and web (Chrome only, for now). This Design Details will explore some of the beautiful interactions […]

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Origins of Common UI Symbols

They are road signs for your daily rituals—the instantly recognized symbols and icons you press, click and ogle countless times a day when you interact with your computer. But how much do you know about their origins? via Visual.ly

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4 Reasons Your UX Investment Isn’t Paying Off

We all know the business case for doing user experience (UX) work: Investing upfront in making products easy to use really pays off. It reduces project risk, cost, and time while improving, efficiency, effectiveness, and end user satisfaction. (Don’t know the business case? Read this or this. Or this.) But what if you’re investing in UX and not getting results? There can be many factors behind an under-performing user experience effort. First, rule out the obvious: Your UX folks are jerks, they don’t communicate well, they don’t understand business, they aren’t team players, they have such terrible body odor people stay 10 feet away … Next, […]

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Redesigning Google

Design it’s not just about making things more usefull, it’s not just about making things more beautiful… it’s about really figuring out what is the right thing to make and how to make it right. More Here

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MS IllumiRoom Projects

IllumiRoom is a proof-of-concept Microsoft Research project designed to push the boundary of living room immersive entertainment by blending our virtual and physical worlds with projected visualizations. The effects in the video are rendered in real time and are captured live — not special effects added in post processing. IllumiRoom project was designed by: Brett Jones, Hrvoje Benko, Eyal Ofek and Andy Wilson More info: http://research.microsoft.com/projects/illumiroom/

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Facebook Prototype - Conceptional Approach

Nice concept.

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Old, but still a perfect profile...

The perfect day? Well, better if there is a big problem to solve, stimulating, creative or technical… the best satisfaction of my work is to get out of an impasse with a better lateral solution, something brilliant in its small way, that others had thought maybe… And then a look forward, new technologies, new media… I like to call myself a “revolutionary” in the sense that I don’t like “sit still”, I’m always trying to find something new and exciting. The routine and the monotonous are my kryptonite. Then, to finish off, the evening with Carla and little Alessandro. Read […]

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Creating An Adaptive System To Enhance UX

In computer science, the term “adaptive system” refers to a process in which an interactive system adapts its behavior to individual users based on information acquired about its user(s), the context of use and its environment. Although adaptive systems have been long-discussed in academia and have been anaspiration for computer scientists and researchers, there has never been a better time than today to realize the potential of what future interaction with computer systems will be like. Read More

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