A leading book for today’s designers and developers interested in acquiring a complete understanding of interaction. It presents the classical philosophy and psychology of spatial cognition, describing its evolution and practical applications to interaction design, information architecture and user experience engineering. It will help you to deepen your knowledge of the human centered design process, and to develop design solutions for some of the most complex problems, aiming at the harmonization of people, places, and environments, without losing sight of the rational and ethical factors.
Instead of considering people as a homogenous mass, this book is about the interaction between home and world, settings and social interactions. The materials are intended to help users to understand the complex relationships of ideas, emotions, and social relations between people.
Walnut's exciting visual models allow users to link language and place, and the book includes a selection of compelling examples of spatial text on the web. Walnut illuminates how place and space are enacted by culture and how place-making technologies allow us to explore the world and ourselves.
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