An engaging, informative, and enjoyable history of interaction design that helps us appreciate the contributions of some incredible people who shaped this corner of the design field. What fun! -- Dan Boyarski, Professor and Head, School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University An engaging, informative, and enjoyable history of interaction design that helps us appreciate the contributions of some incredible people who shaped this corner of the design field. What fun! -- Dan Boyarski, Professor and Head, School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University This will be the book that summarizes how the technology of interaction came into being and prescribes how it will advance in the future. Written by the designer who was there, who helped make it happen, who pioneered the digital revolution. Essential, exciting, and a delight for both eyes and mind. -- Don Norman, Nielsen Norman Group and Northwestern University, author of Emotional Design
The award-winning designer Bill Moggridge, pioneer in interaction design and integrating human factors disciplines into design practice, was Director of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City and a founder of IDEO, the famous innovation and design firm.
All in all, I cannot recommend this book too highly: it is fascinating, stimulating and illuminating.-Professor Tom Wilson, Information Research
During the past forty years, interaction designers have powerfully transformed the daily lives of billions. Designing Interactions is a deeply knowing, intimate portrayal of these people: who they are, how they think, and precisely what they do. If you live or work with computers or cell phones-and who among us has any choice about that?-then you owe it to yourself to read this. A labor of love that was years in the making, this classic has no rival in its field.-Bruce Sterling, author of Shaping Things
This is one hell of a book...Part history lesson, part computer science thesis, part design education, part personal design philosophy, it is fascinating, inspirational, occasionally baffling, and often hilarious.-Helen Walters, BusinessWeek.com