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Essential Mobile Interaction Design: Perfecting Interface Design in Mobile Apps by Josh Weinhold, Cameron Banga

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Chapter 2. Design for Humans, by Humans

Now that the history lesson is complete, it’s time to dive headfirst into the pool of mobile interaction design. Over the coming chapters, we’ll cover the various interaction foundations that we should master and the potential roadblocks that stand in the way of building mobile interfaces. The first step of that quest involves determining what exactly mobile interaction design is. Next, it’s critical to learn how to avoid the first big mental pitfall that traps many designers working on interfaces: learning that they are designing for humans—impressionable, sometimes confused, unforgiving humans.

What Is Interaction Design?

Mobile interaction design can be a somewhat confusing term—and one relatively advanced ...

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