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

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

Currently there is nothing as comprehensive about this topic available.   This new volume takes 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 will 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 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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Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and Statistics

Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and Statistics

Practical data design tips from a data visualization expert of the modern ageData doesn?t decrease; it is ever-increasing and can be overwhelming to organize in a way that makes sense to its intended audience. Wouldn?t it be wonderful if we could actually visualize data in such a way that we could maximize its potential and tell a story in a clear, concise manner? Thanks to the creative genius of Nathan Yau, we can. With this full-color book, data visualization guru and author Nathan Yau uses step-by-step tutorials to show you how to visualize and tell stories with data. He explains how to gather, parse, and format data and then design high quality graphics that help you explore and present patterns, outliers, and relationships.Presents a unique approach to visualizing and telling stories with data, from a data visualization expert and the creator of flowingdata.com, Nathan YauOffers step-by-step tutorials and practical design tips for creating statistical graphics, geographical maps,
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Adobe CS6 Design Standard

Adobe CS6 Design Standard

Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design Standard software combines industry-standard tools for professional print design and digital publishing. Create eye-catching images and graphics at lightning speed with innovative painting and drawing tools and dozens of creative effects in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Lay out top-quality print pages with exquisite typography in Adobe InDesign. Also in InDesign, produce highly designed eBooks with support for the latest EPUB standards, and deliver media-rich publications for iPad and other tablet devices as easily as creating pages for print. Achieve exceptional quality and precise control with high-performance software that streamlines routine design and production tasks.
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