Archive for the 'Seductive Interfaces' topic

Color in Your Design

Color. We’ve been chasing this topic for a long time. It’s important. It can be tricky. And now, it’s on the virtual seminar program. And we couldn’t have a better person to cover it for you—Molly Holzschlag. Designing with color often is a matter of personal preference. But your success in designing a usable, accessible, […]

SpoolCast: Leveraging Seductive Interaction Design with Stephen Anderson

Seductive interactions leverage the latest advancements in social science, psychology, and behavioral economics. Stephen Anderson shows us specific examples of sites who’ve designed serendipity, arousal, rewards, and other seductive elements into their applications.

Learn from the Master of Designing Seductive Interactions

What is Seductive Interaction Design? More and more, we’re seeing web sites use rewards systems, competitions, and fun progress indicators to get people engaged. Interactions such as these trigger different elements of human behavior and encourage your visitors to engage with your web site more. They differentiate the casual glance from a longer involvement with […]

UIEtips: Two Masters Share Techniques for Enhancing the User Experience

One of the benefits of creating your own conferences is the ability to choose from a wide variety of industry experts. We’re pretty picky on who gets to speak. I’ve attended hundreds of conferences scoping out speakers who delight the audience while providing invaluable content. Then, I consider if they are the right fit for […]

SpoolCast: Stephen Anderson’s Designing Seductive Business Apps: Live!

It’s becoming common to see behavioral cues in everyday web applications. Stephen Anderson is the first person we think of when it comes to these kinds of interactions. Stephen is an independent consultant and creator of the Mental Notes, a set of reference cards with design insights from the world of psychology.

Stephen is one of the most popular speakers at the Web App Masters Tour and we want to share a sample of his talk, Designing Seductive Business Apps.

Web App Masters: Designing Seductive Business Apps

Back on March 23-24, we kicked off the Web App Masters Tour in San Diego. The tour brought together nine web app design experts sharing their knowledge and insights. Luke Wroblewski, famed author of Web Form Design: Filling in the Blanks, did an excellent job capturing the highlights of each Master. Thanks to Luke (by […]

UIEtips: Designing with the Elements of Play

Woody Allen once said, “There is no scientific evidence to support the notion that life should be taken seriously.” When it comes to designing applications, Woody was right on the mark. Recently, we’ve been hanging out with Stephen Anderson. Stephen makes it his business to explore how serious applications can be fun and engaging. The […]

SpoolCast: Stephen Anderson on Seductive Interactions

How can we design systems that encourage the behaviors we want? In this episode, Jared speaks with Stephen Anderson about using human psychology in web apps to encourage users’ behavior.

Preparing to Launch – UIE Web App Masters Tour

This is exciting. We’re putting the finishing touches on our upcoming UIE Web App Masters Tour. An event this momentous takes months to make happen. And now, we’re just days away from having every detail lined up. Here’s the facts: We’re going to 4 cities between March and July, 2010: San Diego, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, and […]