Synopses & Reviews
This exciting new book explains how to communicate effectively through interactivity. Communication fundamentals are used as guidelines for interactive development for platforms such as multimedia and the World Wide Web. The reader is taught how to approach the interactive project as a communication tool while incorporating various media, communication principles, user interfaces, interactive design, and implementation to build a successful product. The principles presented are timeless and provide any professional involved in the development of interactive projects with an excellent resource.
About the Author
Lisa Graham is an Associate Professor of Graphic Design at the University of Texas at Arlington. She is a recipient of the Illumina Teaching Award, a national teaching award honoring design professors presented by the American Institute of Graphic Arts and The Justice Organization. Her illustrations have appeared in the MIT publications, Computer Music Journal, Leonardo, and Terra Nova. Ms. Graham has produced a wide range of graphic designs, illustrations, and informational graphics for clients in the fashion, high-tech, energy, military, and geology industries.
Table of Contents
Preface. Interactive Design and the Design Process. Defining Your Project. Designing for Interaction. Working on the Screen. Typography and Graphics. Time-Based Media: Animation, Video, Sound, and Virtual Reality.Prototype and Testing. Alpha, Beta, and Final Versoins of Your Document. Glossary. Index.