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    IDF Los Angeles Meeting at the Hammer!

    • See interaction-design.org/united_states/los_angeles.html
    • Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90024
    • COME AND OBSERVE A LOT OF INTERACTION!

      Meet at 3pm in the AMMO Cafe following...
      Family Day: Make in L.A.!
      SUNDAY SEP 7, 2014 11:00AM TO 3:00PM (Come early and see the Made in LA show)

      http://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2014/09/family-day-make-in-la/

      http://hammer.ucla.edu/made-in-la-2014/


      Hammer Museum
      10899 Wilshire Boulevard
      Los Angeles, CA 90024

      You may learn a thing or two to improve your own interaction design! See you at the Hammer
      -Heather
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  • Sep 05

    IDF Lisbon Meeting

    • See interaction-design.org/portugal/lisbon.html
    • slowsfast cycles (http://slowfastcycles.com)
    • First IDF Lisbon Group event! Let's meet each other and exchange ideais aboutthe future of this group! It's going to be fun

      The event will take place on Septrmbrt 5th at 7pm on SlowFastCycles (http://slowfastcycles.com)

      There will be more news and info here:
      https://www.facebook.com/events/1450018185270234/?ref=4
      And you can fins the group on facebook here:
      https://www.facebook.com/groups/idflisboa/
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  • Sep 05

    IDF Porto - September Coffee Meeting

    • See https://www.facebook.com/events/1482512645333178/?context=create&source=49
    • Maus Hábitos
    • Our monthly gathering will again take place at Maus Hábitos.

      This time we will discuss the importance of shared skills between Development and Design roles.

      We will try to have among us some developers to discuss some topics, such as:

      - what basic programming knowledge shall a designer have?
      - what design background and basis shall we designers convey to our fellow developers?

      As always, come and bring a friend! We're preparing a new surprise and still have some badges to give away...
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  • Sep 05

    IDF Dublin Meeting : Way to go!

    • See https://www.interaction-design.org/ireland/dublin.html
    • http://clementandpekoe.com/splash/
    • Venue: Clement and Pekoe / 50 Southwilliam Street
      Time: 8am - 9am

      Last month we introduced ourselves to the design principles of Don Norman and learned how to use them as a way of critiquing other people’s concepts.

      For our next meeting, we shall be doing things in reverse: using design principles to generate new concepts. This time however we will be using Google's Material Design.

      A small amount of preparation is needed for this meeting:

      Design a new way finding app for Dublin. The app needs to be able to:

      1. Provide the current location of the user.
      2. Enable the user to search for a new location.
      3. Plan a route that can be used by either car / foot / public transport.
      4. Display the user’s progress.
      5. Let the user know when they’ve arrived at their destination.

      Some constraints

      1. Your app must utilise the design principles of Google’s Material Design.
      2. Your app will feature no more than 3 screens.
      3. You will have only have 3 minutes to present your concept.
      4. You can use what ever you like to visualise and present your idea.
      5. Make it fun for yourself!
  • Local Leader of IDF Dublin

 
 
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