In Designing Interactions, Bill Moggridge, award-winning designer of the first laptop computer and founder of design firm IDEO, explores the history of interaction design, and the ideas and decisions that pushed the field forward, through interviews of some of the most legendary innovators in the field. The book is accompanied by a DVD with segments from all of the interviews, complete with examples of the interactions discussed.
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Pro Interviews with industry legends
The most interesting aspect of the book is that it's filled with insights from designers and decision makers themselves. Moreover, the book comes with a DVD with segments from the actual interviews.
Pro A history of interaction design
The book covers many of the most significant individuals and events in the history of interaction design, from an insider's lens, with the much of the reasoning behind the design decisions made described in detail.
Con Not a lot of practical information/theories
This book is more about the history of interaction design rather than a book with easily applicable lessons.
There are takeaway lessons from the interviews with experts. However there are no theories with explanations laid out for you.