Interaction Design


About Face 3: The Essentials of Interaction Design
Designing Interactions [With CDROM]
The Design of Everyday Things
The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the Sanity
Don't Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability
The Humane Interface: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems
Web Form Design: Filling in the Blanks
Designing Interfaces: Patterns for Effective Interaction Design
The Elements of User Experience: User-Centered Design for the Web
Universal Principles of Design: 100 Ways to Enhance Usability, Influence Perception, Increase Appeal, Make Better Design Decisions, and Teach Through Design
Sketching User Experiences:  Getting the Design Right and the Right Design
Thoughts on Interaction Design
Microinteractions: Designing with Details
Designing for Interaction: Creating Smart Applications and Clever Devices
Designing for the Digital Age: How to Create Human-Centered Products and Services
Made to Stick by Chip HeathThe Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. NormanDesigning Interfaces by Jenifer TidwellZero to One by Blake  MastersThinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Design Bookshelf
36 books — 1 voter
Don't Make Me Think, Revisited by Steve KrugThe Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. NormanThe Elements of User Experience by Jesse James GarrettThe Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. NormanMental Models by Indi Young
The Only UX Reading List Ever
85 books — 29 voters

The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. NormanDon't Make Me Think by Steve KrugThe Elements of User Experience by Jesse James GarrettAbout Face 3 by Alan Cooper100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know about People by Susan M. Weinschenk
Must Read UX Books
41 books — 70 voters
The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. NormanUniversal Principles of Design by William LidwellDon't Make Me Think by Steve KrugAbout Face 3 by Alan CooperEnvisioning Information by Edward R. Tufte
The Best in UX
24 books — 18 voters

While any software system introduces some kind of formalization of the world, HCI (like AI) deals with formalizations of human cognition and activity. These are the issues that have lay at the heart of philosophical debate for centuries. In some ways, it would be hard to imagine a more philosophical enterprise.
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during this century (the twentieth) we have for the first time been dominated by non-interactive forms of entertainment: cinema, radio, recorded music and television. Before they came along all entertainment was interactive: theatre, music, sport - the performers and audience were there together, and even a respectfully silent audience exerted a powerful shaping presence on the unfolding of whatever drama they were there for. We didn't need a special word for interactivity in the same way that w ...more
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