Interactive design is the communication between a user and a product. A product can be a phone, laptop, website, or an app. The goal of interactive design is to allow the user to achieve their objective the best way.
Interactive design must contain words, visual representations, and physical objects. Words like button label must be easy and simple to understand. Too many words may frustrate the user. Visual representations such as images, typography and icons must engage the user. Physical objects are phone, laptop, website, or an app and how the user interact with them.
“Origin”. Origin.com. N.p., 2017. Web. 8 May 2017.
‘Origin’ is a gaming website and an app that allows user to navigate, explore and buy their games online. It uses a navigation bar on the left and clear images and titles of what genre of online games they have.
“Welcome To Steam”. Store.steampowered.com. N.p., 2017. Web. 8 May 2017.
‘Steam’ is a gaming website and an app that allows user to navigate, explore and buy their games online. It uses a green box with white words, ‘install steam’ to engage the user to try their product.
Western Sydney University
“Home | Western Sydney University”. Westernsydney.edu.au. N.p., 2017. Web. 8 May 2017.
‘Western Sydney University’ is a website that allows user to navigate and explore their content. It uses images of student and bold and huge lettering to clearly illustrate their context.