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Digital Design Essentials

Book Description

Digital Design Essentials takes a practical, highly accessible approach to creating graphical user interface designs for desktop, mobile, and touch screen devices. Written by an expert in the realm of digital design, this comprehensive, step-by-step guide demonstrates how to apply design principles in a variety of desktops, web pages, mobile devices and other touchscreens. Filled with straight forward strategies in a visual format, it's an essential volume for any designer working in the digital realm.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Contents
  4. Introduction
  5. Desktop
    1. 1. User Interface (Human-Computer Interface)
    2. 2. Command Line Interface
    3. 3. WIMP Interface
    4. 4. Graphical User Interface (GUI)
    5. 5. Photo Editor
    6. 6. Image Manager
    7. 7. Desktop Explorer
    8. 8. Assistant/Software Wizard
    9. 9. Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
    10. 10. Media Player
    11. 11. Desktop Widget/Gadget
    12. 12. Dashboard/Scorecards
    13. 13. Instant Messenger (IM)
    14. 14. Chat Room
    15. 15. Video Chat
    16. 16. Interactive Voice Response (IVR) System
    17. 17. Direct User Interface
    18. 18. 3-D User Interface
    19. 19. Metro UI/Modern UI
    20. 20. Skeuomorphic Design/Faux Real UI
  6. Web
    1. 21. Web User Interface (WUI)
    2. 22. Accessible Web
    3. 23. Website
    4. 24. Homepage
    5. 25. Personal Website
    6. 26. Single-Page Website
    7. 27. Blog
    8. 28. Blogger Template
    9. 29. WordPress Theme
    10. 30. Catalog
    11. 31. Product Page
    12. 32. Shopping Cart
    13. 33. Checkout
    14. 34. User Account/Registration
    15. 35. Login
    16. 36. User Profile
    17. 37. Online Forums
    18. 38. Comment Thread
    19. 39. Sitemap
    20. 40. Resource Center/Help Center
    21. 41. Knowledgebase (KB)
    22. 42. Wiki
    23. 43. Online Surveys
    24. 44. Rating App
    25. 45. Rich Internet Application (RIA)
    26. 46. Web Widget
    27. 47. Book Widget
    28. 48. Banner Ad
    29. 49. Web Slideshow
    30. 50. HTML5 App
    31. 51. Zooming User Interface (ZUI)
    32. 52. Task Tracking System
    33. 53. Content Management System (CMS)
    34. 54. Ajax Web Application
    35. 55. Social Design
    36. 56. Search Engine Optimized (SEO) Web Page
    37. 57. Web 2.0 User Interface Design
    38. 58. Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Design
    39. 59. Infographics Design
    40. 60. Adaptive User Interface
  7. Mobile
    1. 61. Mobile Phone App
    2. 62. Mobile Web App
    3. 63. Hybrid App
    4. 64. Mobile Website
    5. 65. Information App
    6. 66. Mobile Utility App
    7. 67. Lifestyle App
    8. 68. Address Book
    9. 69. Camera App
    10. 70. Photo App
    11. 71. Mobile Game App
    12. 72. Location Aware App
    13. 73. Branded App
    14. 74. Consumer Service App
    15. 75. Augmented Reality App
    16. 76. Bluetooth App
    17. 77. Near Field Communication (NFC) App
    18. 78. Mobile Ads
    19. 79. Mobile Commerce
    20. 80. Mobile Search
    21. 81. Mobile Home Screen
    22. 82. Touch User Interface
    23. 83. Multi-Touch User Interface
    24. 84. Accessible Touch User Interface
    25. 85. Gesture-Based User Interface
    26. 86. Pen-Based Interface
    27. 87. Mobile Clock App
    28. 88. World Clock App
    29. 89. Mashup App
    30. 90. Voice User Interface
  8. Miscellaneous
    1. 91. 10-Foot User Interface
    2. 92. Games UI
    3. 93. Welcome Email
    4. 94. Email Marketing Campaign
    5. 95. Email Newsletter
    6. 96. E-zine
    7. 97. Natural User Interface
    8. 98. Natural Language Interface
    9. 99. Intelligent User Interface
    10. 100. Organic User Interface
  9. Contributors
  10. About the Author
  11. Index
  12. Dedication
  13. Copyright Page