CS 546: Human-Computer Interaction
Human-Computer Interaction Research References
Tips on Writing for Usability
- inVision: create prototypes for web or mobile. Lots of integrations. Note: we have a class code for free unlimited use until 6 months after you graduate.
- Adobe XD: Adobe’s new interface design tool. It just came out of beta and if you have Adobe Creative Cloud I suggest you try it out.
- Marvel: create desktop and mobile prototypes. Integrates with Sketch. Nice free plan.
- Facebook Design Resources: a set of images and tools curated by Facebook to be used during UI prototyping.
- Adobe Color: interactive web app to help you choose nice color schemes
- Colour Lovers: a community of people who post and vote on color palettes
- Colorgorical: research-driven model to help you create color palettes that are both aesthetically pleasing and optimized for communicating data
- LOLColors: curated color palette inspiration
- Fontpair: collection of fonts that go well together
- Beautiful Web Type: showcases the most beautiful fonts from Google's free WebFonts collection
- Subtle Patterns: a great collection of unobtrusive background patterns for a website
- icons8: huge collection of icons
- Noun Project: enormous collection of well-designed icons. Many are free (at least with attribution)
- Flat Icon: sets of icons with visually consistent design
- Sketch: Mac OS X app to help you draw new designs. Free trial or $50 student license
- FindA.Photo: search engine for free stock photos that includes search-by-color
- Pexels: high quality free stock photos that you can use
- Frontify: rapidly create a style guide for your app
- Unsplash: you can find high-resolution royalty-free photos here
- Dribbble: showcase of what designers are working on
- Awwwards: awards for design, creativity, and innovation on the internet
- Niice: sort of a more design focused pinterest site that can be used to create moodboards (and explore ones created by other people).
- muzli designers: browse the work by a number of designers
- heyuser: a video gallery for mobile onboarding inspiration
Java & Swing References