Interaction design

Designing interactive digital products, environments, systems, and services.


Articles

The problem with dropdown fields (and what you should use instead)

Dropdowns are one of the default fields in the form design toolkit. But far too often, the dropdown is used in a way that makes user input more difficult.

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Skeleton versus Logo Launch Screen: A Direct Comparison

The launch screen is the first page that opens when a user taps the app icon. It plays a critical role in creating a first impression for both new and existing customers.

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Intercom’s fundamentals of good interaction design

The design community is no longer talking about having to prove the value of design to get a seat at the table. Designers have demonstrated that design can be a central pillar of business success. But they’ve also lost something along the way.

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Three simple rules of good touch design

Design for touch is different from designing just for digital interfaces. Touch literally puts pieces of information on the fingertip to manipulate it. Here are few guidelines to design for touch.

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Resources

User onboard

The process of increasing the likelihood that new users become successful when adopting your product.

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Books

About Face: The Essentials of Interaction Design

The essential interaction design guide, fully revised and updated for the mobile age.

Alan Cooper, Robert Reimann, David Cronin, Christopher Noessel

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Seductive Interaction Design

What happens when you’ve built a great website or app, but no one seems to care?

Stephen P. Andserson

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