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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

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 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 & UX Opinions Projects

Comcast Experience Maps

Over at the nForm User Experience Blog, Gene Smith has published the Experience Maps we created for Comcast’s now discontinued Game Invasion site.

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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.

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Happy New Year from affective design!

2008 was a year filled with emotions that ranged across the entire gamut of human experience. In this Olympic year, athletes were not the only people who both celebrated tremendous victories and mourned tremendous losses.

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Books Opinions

Deconstructing Product Design

William Lidwell is the author of one of my favorite recent books on design, Universal Design Principles. Earlier this week, he asked me to invite the readers of affectivedesign.org to offer contributions for his new book: Desconstructing Product Design.

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Effects of Affect Opinions Projects

affective design Improves the Edmonton.ca Experience

Last week, affective design’s latest user experience project was launched, with the help of Yellow Pencil (who handled the build) and Dirty Lab (who handled the visual design).

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Affective Design Theory Articles Psychology

Design for Emotion and Flow on Boxes and Arrows

Over at Boxes and Arrows, they’ve just published an article I’ve written discussing how to design interfaces that encourage the creation of “flow“.