Gestural Interface Book

Dan Saffer  presenting in the lead up to his book launch Designing Gestural Interfaces

This introduction to designing gestural interfaces will cover the basics: usability and ergonomics; a brief history of the technology; some elemental patterns of use; prototyping and documenting; and how to communicate that a gestural interface is present to users.

Dan Saffer’s book should be in the library of every multi touch designer and brings together extensive overview and details. Click here for free download Chapter One. From  O’Reilly we have this section from Communicating Interactive Gestures by Kathryn Barrett.


Dan Saffer has written the acclaimed book Designing for Interaction: Creating Smart Applications and Clever Devices has been called “a bookshelf must-have for anyone thinking of creating new designs” and has been translated into several languages. Dan is a member of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) and the Interaction Design Association (IxDA). He received his Master of Design in Interaction Design from Carnegie Mellon University

Tap is the New Click by Dan Saffer in a presentation to the Interaction Design Association

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