This is a reminder that our next event, which is guaranteed to be even
more fun than the last, is a few days away. Please join us on Tuesday,
July 28th at 6pm at Gangplank in Chandler.
During this event, we will be merging product and interaction design
for a night of playing with boxes. If you have a pair of scissors you
can bring or some smaller boxes (shoe/mailing size), it would be very
July 22nd frog design hosts the local Interaction Design Association
and the Northwest Chapter of Industrial Designers Society of America
to talk about holistic design practices. Presenters from Artefact,
Fluke, frog, Hornall Anderson and Microsoft will tell the story of
the products jointly designed by User Interaction Designers and
Location: frog design at 5th and Pine in Seattle - 413 Pine Street,
Seattle, WA 98101
IxDA Phoenix will hold its third meet up Tuesday, July 28th at 6pm.
Gangplank (http://www.gangplankhq.com) in Chandler has once again
opened their space up to us for this event. Gangplank is a
collaborative workspace so laptops, cameras, and other gadgets are
IxDA Phoenix is focused on not only bringing the community in Phoenix
together, but also bringing the community together for a purpose.
DUANE BRAY, interaction designer and head of Digital Media for IDEO, and
RYAN JACOBY, who leads IDEO’s Business Design discipline, will co-lead a
discussion about the intersection of interaction and business design.
Drawing on examples from IDEO’s past work as well as inspirational stories
elsewhere in the world, the two will consider the question of how
interaction and business designers approach problems, how the relationship
between the two disciplines has changed, and how collaboration can lead to
rich user experiences and business solutions.
IxDA NYC is pleased to announce that Duane Bray and Ryan Jacoby of IDEO will
be co-presenting “Business Design Meets Interaction Design” at our July
event. You won't want to miss this one so SAVE THE DATE!
Thursday evening, July 16, 2009
6:00 - 7:00 Networking and refreshments
7:00 - 7:15 Welcome and announcements
7:15 - 8:30 Presentation and Q&A
Hello from the Seattle local chapter. I'm organizing a book club
meeting/discussion next month. If you are planning on coming please
let me know.
Designing for the Digital Age (Kim Goodwin) - Chapters 1 -11 (Getting
Started, Research, and Modeling).
It's pretty thick so we'll break it down into two sessions or maybe
more. I think the book is a lot of food for thought/discussion so
let's just see how far we get in this meeting.
IxDA Brisbane and UX Book Club Brisbane present...
DONNA SPENCER'S QUEENSLAND BOOK LAUNCH
Donna Spencer will be in Brisbane on Tuesday, 7 July 2009, to talk about her
new book, Card Sorting: Designing Usable Categories. Come hear Donna speak
about her experiences with card sorting and learn how you'll gain more
confidence in your designs by including card sorting in your projects.
ABOUT THE BOOK: Card sorting helps us understand how people think about
content and categories. Armed with this knowledge, we can group information
so that people can better find and understand it.