Interaction design plans for the usable, beautiful behavior of interactive systems. Requiring consideration of both stimulus and response, it is an inherently user-centered discipline.

Focusing Design with Design Strategy Focusing Design with Design Strategy

Design has a reputation for being one of the more ambiguous areas of product development. In this post, Andrew details one of the tools that he uses to blueprint his interaction design work, providing a guideline for design that drives users towards their goals.

Foundations of Affordances Foundations of Affordances

Last week I was honored to give a talk at the Front End Design Conference titled "Affordances in Modern Web Design." In preparation for the talk, I did plenty of research; and while the slides are available for download, I'd like to provide readers with a written overview of the history and application of affordances in web design