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SecondLight can project images and detect gestures above the display meaning the UI is no longer bound to the display surface. It also supports multitouch gestures on the surface. More at http://www.research.microsoft.com/sendev
See how Expression Blend can be used to design user interfaces for the desktop and the Web using both Windows Presentation Foundation and Microsoft Silverlight 2. Learn how to design consistently for both technologies and how the resulting XAML provides elegant workflow between developers and designers. Continue reading
Excellent article by Kevin Potts on alistapart.com titled The details that matter. Again although it talks about web gui design it has many great points on what makes a good designer that talks little about the tools of the trade … Continue reading
If you are not reading thegridsystem.org then you should be. Its a great resource on all things grid based, though it can be very web focussed its an excellent resource.
Interesting podcast interview with Jesse James Garrett of Adaptive Path. http://www.teawithteresa.com/2009/02/what-heck-is-user-experience-design.html “Its a lot like going on a first date” Podcast link here: http://www.brazenart.com/podcast_media/TwT_005.mp3
This is another older video from TED, done in 2002 but still relevant and very interesting. I particularly love the 3 second delay on the changing room mirror in Prada’s store so that you can see the twirl that you … Continue reading
So what’s wrong with Adobe’s UI: Well this is a very funny tumbl log of plenty of comments of things that could be done better: http://adobegripes.tumblr.com/ Things that particularly standout are issues with there cross-platform UI. Although praised by many … Continue reading