Chapter 7: Interfaces

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Below is additional material associated with the topics covered in chapter 7.



New Paradigms and Future User Interfaces:

A great blog called Hongkiat.com has a thoughtful and illustrated article on future interfaces by Michael Poh at:
www.hongkiat.com/blog/next-gen-user-interface/
Brett Uglow (2018) has written a thoughtful piece on “User Interface Development in the Next 5–10 years” https://medium.com/digio-australia/user-interface-development-in-the-next-5-10-years



Natural User interfaces

This Vimeo channel provides a number of videos illustrating Natural User Interfaces from the last 10 years: http://vimeo.com/channels/nui



Free download reports/use cases on User Interfaces

Microsoft’s Human Experience and Design group has written a series of publications called “Things We’ve Learnt About..” that summarises in a succinct way their work around a specific theme (e.g. search and web use). See: www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/project/things-weve-learnt-about/ Holition have a series of use cases where they write about how they developed innovative Augmented Reality interfaces in fashion and cultural domains. https://medium.com/@Holition



Fantasy User Interfaces:

Movies are often ahead of the game when conjuring up future user interfaces that inspire design:
http://www.designyourway.net/blog/inspiration/how-ui-will-be-in-the-future-showcase-of-fantasy-user-interfaces/



Graphical user interfaces:

A historical overview of GUIs and beyond:“The Graphical User Interface. Time for a Paradigm Shift?”: www.sensomatic.com/chz/gui/history.html



Web design

There are many sites that offer guidelines online. Examples include US government (www.usability.gov/pdfs/guidelines.html).

A humorous site called webpagesthatsuck.com provides a blog-based commentary of really badly designed web pages and explains why.



Service Design

How does service design differ from UX design? Paul Boag (2018) has written a blog called "Service Design: What Is It, What Does It Involve and Should You Care?" explaining how they differ and overlap. https://boagworld.com/audio/service-design/.

Sanjay Poyzer (2019) has written a personal blog on his experiences of becoming a service designer in the UK government. designnotes.blog.gov.uk/



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