IxDA Portland has been holding social meet-ups in conjunction with
other organizations over the summer. Now it's back-to-school
time...time for us to focus again on topics that are important to our
discipline! :) So let’s have some Case Study discussion of this topic:
Interaction Design Patterns
Do repeated forms and behaviors arise in your work? How do you
identify and exploit patterns? How far do patterns carry across
platforms? What is an IxD pattern, anyways? Etc, etc....
Please join us at the next Silicon Valley IxDA meeting, on September 19,
2007. We are very pleased to announce that Kim Goodwin and Nate Fortin of
Cooper will give a talk on:
Where Usability Meets Desirability: Visual Design with Personas and Goals
Visual design contributes to usability by clarifying hierarchy and
relationships, making type more readable, and making screens less
cluttered. It enhances desirability by appealing to our aesthetic sense
After an introduction meet, we need to decide the next meet for discussion.
One good news from "Prachi" is "*Mphasis/EDS*" will be providing us
infrastructure for next meet.
For that we need to decide the agenda of the meeting.
Everyone can share their views about the topic of next meeting.
This mail is regarding the first meet for IXDA in Mumbai, India.
An introduction meeting was held on 8th August in Mumbai of IXDA members in
India (specially Mumbai)
A bunch of people from several companies and students participated in this
first introduction meet.
Though it was an introduction meeting, several issues came for discussions
like roles of interaction designers in different domains specifically in
India, usability, roles of IAs in several industries etc. Experienced people
shared their experiences and views of different industries and global
Since many of us are going to be there, anyone interested in getting
together for a few drinks or something?
This would also be a great opportunity to kick up the DC local chapter which
has been dormant for a while. Any takers for that?