Bill Moggridge - Designing Interactions
Need a kickstart?
Try Brian Eno’s Oblique Strategies.
Oblique Strategies (subtitled Over One Hundred Worthwhile Dilemmas) is a deck of 7x9 cm printed cards created by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt and first published in 1975. Each card offers an aphorism intended to help artists (particularly musicians) break creative blocks by encouraging lateral thinking.
Here’s an awesome online version for the digitial age:
Bad Plus Perform Rite of Spring
Proud to be All Heart
I really do just love y’all so much.
The Advantages of Table Views Over Left Nav Flyouts
At first glance, these two navigation patterns seem very similar, but there are a few points that give table views* a huge leg up. When dealing with a multi-tiered hierarchy or a variable amount of navigation items – such as text messages, emails, folksonomic categories, folders, files, etc. – table views can be a great solution. Lists are generally easier to scan than tiles, and vertical scrolling is an easy interaction for touchscreen mobile devices.
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