понедељак, 03. јун 2013.

Best Interface Design

What's the best interface?

So, we come to the question of what is the best interface. We've just seen what is a bad interface, so what's the best interface?

I'm going to be particularly bold here and say that on the very nex image we will present you the very best interface, in fact I'm not going to show you the best interface for some purpose but for every product out there, right? It's a pretty bold statement.


What's the best interface?

So, we come to the question of what is the best interface. We've just seen what is a bad interface, so what's the best interface?

I'm going to be particularly bold here and say that on the very next image we will present you the very best interface, in fact I'm not going to show you the best interface for some purpose but for every product out there, right? It's a pretty bold statement.







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That it's this. I always intended to put this image intentionally left blank but then it isn't. I always think it's sort of a mental quandary but this is the best interface, right?

Best interface designed Is no interface.

If you don't even realize  you're using something, that's great. And it's a little bit ironic. We're interaction designers and the point of our job is to get rid of interaction. Like when we do our jobs very very well nobody even knows we were there. Sort of like the-these are not the ( )
you are lookig for style of interface design but it's true. If you notice the interface, that means you're thinking about the interface, not the thing you're trying to do. So this is the best interface. So, what's better than this? Oh, by the way, so about the blank screen.

BrendaLaurel who is a research designer, an interface research designer...no, designer and researcher calls it NFL and I don't swear normally but I guess I take this opportunity and she calls it, No Fucking Interface. Like, that is the best interface, right? it's pretty cool. So, what-s better than this? Tat. A hole, right? If anybody ever invents a shovel that is just a hole where you want it please get me one.

So the point of what i want to takl about today, like the heart of it, again, this DontMakeMeClick

Don't force me to do thing and it's about interaction seduction. It's about us as designers falling

into the trap of making things go wiz bang pop, having gizmos and gadgets on your desktop, having

to click on things to get information, having icons instead of words.

It is about designers to make things look fancy, right? That is the seduction of interaction

because it looks cool. It looks awesome. And if you follow this path what will you get?

You will get those annoying sort of splah screens. Everybody remembers like the flash splash screen

that you like. Wait, wait, before you can see the content please watch as I animate my title and

morph it into somebody else's name, right? Like this is not useful but that's where people sort of

go, right?

That's the seduction of interaction, sort of the television style of designing. So, this probably

looks familiar to some of you.

GOOGLE HOME PAGE

You know, It is nice. But, maybe we can do better, right? Let's let the marketers in. This needs more interaction, right? Let's follow the interaction seduction. So, what does search really do, right? We have all this stuff random search. We can calculate, track flights, track packages, search discography, find movies, maps, restaurants, locations, stock finance searching. There's couple I'm missing that is sure, the weather I think. Although you're not indicating that to your user, right? You need to sort of get out there show all this sort of wealth of information that you have sitting inside of that box, so let's redesign it aa little bit, right?

IMAGE OF MULTIPLE GOOGLE SEARCH BOXES

So now we have search in there a whole bunch of times, Google in there, so this is great for SEO. I mean this is beautiful, right?

And now the user clearly can see the wealth of information in there. But guess what, that's really Web 1.0. So, Let's Ajaxify, right?

Let's use our toolkits and let's see what we can do. Check it out. Ready? I'm pretty proud of this one. Watch. Yeah, thank you. Wooh, ah, right? Well, this is crealy less usable but you've seen websites that look like this right? Right. This is a scary thing.