Digital Design Essentials: 100 Ways to Design Better Desktop, Web, and Mobile Interfaces

Digital Design Essentials: 100 Ways to Design Better Desktop, Web, and Mobile Interfaces

Digital Design Essentials takes a practical, highly accessible approach to creating graphical user interface designs for desktop, mobile, and touch screen devices. Written by an expert in the realm of digital design, this comprehensive, step-by-step guide demonstrates how to apply design principles in a variety of desktops, web pages, mobile devices and other touchscreens. Filled with straightforward strategies in a visual format, it's an essential volume for any designer working in the digital realm. Book resources can be found at DesignUserInterface.com Here is the Table of contents, a list of User Interface covered in the book along with their architecture, design guidelines, best practices, tips for better user experience, and case studies for each.DesktopUser Interface (Human Computer Interface)Command Line InterfaceWIMP InterfaceGraphical User Interface (GUI)Photo EditorImage ManagerDesktop ExplorerAssistant/Software WizardIntegrated Development Environment (IDE)Media PlayerDe
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Information Design Workbook: Graphic approaches, solutions, and inspiration + 30 case studies

Information Design Workbook: Graphic approaches, solutions, and inspiration + 30 case studies

New in paperback, this workbook is a methodical yet comprehensive approach to conveying the fundamentals of avant-garde, innovative, information design by examining history, theory, criticism, technology and media, process, method, and practice. Opening with a very brief history followed by an instructive breakdown of the discipline, readers get an intimate understanding of the complexities of crafting information design to effectively improve communication both functionally and aesthetically. The back half of the book contains a wide range of case studies from design firms around the world so designers can see the techniques previously outlined in the first half of the book. The author also critiques and explains why the design is successful in terms of formal quality (Aesthetics) and function (How does it improve communication?).
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Design for Information: An Introduction to the Histories, Theories, and Best Practices Behind Effective Information Visualizations

Design for Information: An Introduction to the Histories, Theories, and Best Practices Behind Effective Information Visualizations

The visualization process doesn’t happen in a vacuum; it is grounded in principles and methodologies of design, cognition, perception, and human-computer-interaction that are combined to one’s personal knowledge and creative experiences. Design for Information critically examines other design solutions —current and historic— helping you gain a larger understanding of how to solve specific problems. This book is designed to help you foster the development of a repertoire of existing methods and concepts to help you overcome design problems. Learn the ins and outs of data visualization with this informative book that provides you with a series of current visualization case studies. The visualizations discussed are analyzed for their design principles and methods, giving you valuable critical and analytical tools to further develop your design process. The case study format of this book is perfect for discussing  the histories, theories and best practices in the field through r
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The Infographic History of the World

The Infographic History of the World

Review of the UK edition: "The authors have put as much effort into the design as the data and their book is meant to entertain as much as to inform." -- The Economist The Infographic History of the World starts at the dawn of time and launches into a 13.8 billion-year journey. Four sections--In the Beginning, Getting Civilized, Nation Building, and The Modern World--present world history as a visual essay of facts, trends and timelines. It is history done in a new way, a beautifully designed collection of insightful and revealing infographics that tell us where we've been and where we're heading. The book's design cleverly mirrors the content, opening with parchment-like paper stock, primitive typography and no color and progressing to glossy pages, minimalist design and brilliant color. Seventy-four topics, 100 infographics and 224 pages weave a story of civilization and conquest, of war and peace, of science and invention, as well as some of the big issues of
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The Best American Infographics 2013

The Best American Infographics 2013

The rise of infographics across virtually all print and electronic media—from a striking breakdown of classic cocktails to a graphic tracking 200 influential moments that changed the world to visually arresting depictions of Twitter traffic—reveals patterns in our lives and our world in fresh and surprising ways. In the era of big data, where information moves faster than ever, infographics provide us with quick, often influential bursts of art and knowledge—on the environment, politics, social issues, health, sports, arts and culture, and more—to digest, to tweet, to share, to go viral.The Best American Infographics captures the finest examples from the past year, including the ten best interactive infographics, of this mesmerizing new way of seeing and understanding our world.
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Infographic Design: The Art of Charts

Infographic Design: The Art of Charts

Infographic Design mainly focuses on the discovery and research ofthe infographic design cases around the world including the way finding,information, administrative documents, financial information, travelinformation, Food & Health information, medical & pharmaceuticalinformation, user guides, technical manuals, etc. We believe it shall be a veryinteresting book which could inspire the graphic designers with more fantastic creationpassion and conception.
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