Interaction Design Fundamentals And Its Foremost Pillars

Bharat | 29th August 2018

What do we primarily emphasize on while designing? In this new age of data and information, we are turning out be more influenced towards electronic devices rather than being indulged with the society and to accomplish thousands of tasks that we do in our day to day life. You will be able to get multiple apps to complete your tasks. We communicate with machines and apps daily whether it’s a light switch or a nuclear reactor. Most commonly, the technology we create do wonders for us but if it is unapproachable and unfriendly to humans than the purpose of creating such application or device goes defunct. For making an application easily understandable and simpler, the term interaction design can play a crucial role. In this blog, I’ll tell you all about interaction design fundamentals and it’s foremost pillars.

Interaction Design Fundamentals

Interaction design fundamentals incorporate skills and art to proceed beyond the conventional human to computer interface interactions to a more human-centric design where it really brings about a more appropriate experience for the user. With the help of human elements, interaction design constructs a human bond from the computer-human interaction. Interaction design is getting aware of how digital technology communicates with your users.


Pillars Of Interaction Design

Target driven design

Towards the target audience, the interaction design should be human-centric. The target-driven design emphasizes mainly on fulfilling the user targets and requirements. In this pillar, a majority of the technology restrictions are considered by the designers but it is designed in such a way that it gives out the most favorable output to the user. Since the main target is to provide the optimum solution with regard to the requirements of the user to enhance the quality of the output, we can always look for the following methodologies for conducting user research.


User Scenarios

Experience Maps


Usability relates to the ease of use, to the app, to the service or product that the user is going to be using. It offers a useful contribution to UX. A functional interface has these simple outcomes.

It’ll be truly easygoing for the user to get well-known with the app within related short time.

It’ll be truly easygoing for the user to attain their goals within a reasoned period of time.

Affordance and its importance

Affordance is a very tough and highly rated objective when coming to interaction design. Affordance defines all the actions that are made physically possible by the properties, object, and environment. In easy terms, the object means what it is to be. Most of the time, users get unsettled by actions that complicate them not knowing if it’s an action or not.

About Author



Bharat is a Content Writer at Oodles Studio having an immense passion for writing Technical Content. He has written content on UI, UX, web designing, and graphic designing.

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