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Books Product Personalities Psychology

“Design for Emotion” Now Available

After seven years of research and almost one and a half years of writing, I’m very pleased to announce that the book I’ve co-authored with Microsoft’s Edie Adams on designing for emotion and personality is available on Amazon.

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Books Emotion & UX Psychology

Get Your Free Copy of Chapter 1 of “Design for Emotion”

UPDATED: Sept. 20: Over at the “Design for Emotion” site, you can get a free draft copy of Chapter 1 of our upcoming book, “Design for Emotion“.

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Books Opinions

Edie Adams on “Two Elements of Emotional Design”

Over at the Design for Emotion book blog, Edie Adams has published a short piece on two elements of emotional design.

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Books Opinions

We’re Writing a Book on Emotional Design

It’s been awhile since the last post here at Affective Design, but we’ve been busy. We’re very pleased to announce that we’re writing a book on emotional design, and we want you to be a part of it!

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Emotion & UX Opinions

2010 Year in Review at affectivedesign.com

Over at affectivedesign.com, we’ve published a short piece reviewing some of the items and events of note for us in 2010.

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Affective Design Theory Product Personalities Psychology

“Emotional Design with A.C.T. – Pt. 1” on Boxes and Arrows

Over at Boxes and Arrows, they’ve published the first part of an article I’ve been working on for some time now on how to design products with personalities that encourage the people who use them to form relationships.

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Affective Design Theory Articles Posters Product Personalities

“Emotional Design with A.C.T.” at the 2010 IA Summit

I’ve given talks at a number of conferences over the years, but the 2010 IA Summit was my first time presenting both a talk and a poster.

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Affective Design Theory Emotion & Attention Presentations

“Design for Emotion and Flow” at the 2010 IA Summit

After a couple of years off, it was great to be back at the IA Summit in Phoenix this past April, and even better to give a talk on Design for Emotion and Flow...

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Emotion & Business Opinions

AffectiveDesign.com Launches

After many hours of work, late nights and a lot of coffee, we’re very pleased to announce the launch of AffectiveDesign.com!

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Emotion & UX Opinions Projects

Swimlanes Now Part of Eight Shapes “Unify”

Back in 2008, I blogged about the Swimlanes document that my colleague, Yvonne Shek and I created while I was a consultant at nForm. The Swimlanes document (which is card #12 in the UX Methods Trading Cards) won the 2008 IA Summit “People’s Choice Award” at the Eight Shapes‘ sponsored “Wall of Deliverables”.

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Books Emotional Products

Contributions to Deconstructing Product Design

Happy New Year! Back in November, 2008, I wrote a post on behalf of William Lidwell asking the readers of affectivedesign.org to submit comments and observations for possible inclusion in William Lidwell and Gerry Manacsa‘s new book; Deconstructing Product Design.