A designer who believes that interfaces and products should be designed in conjunction with each other rather than seperately, Luke Wroblewski, writes the Functioning Form blog and has an excellent post today with links to reading lists and topics for those interested in learning more about User Interface Design. Here's his intro,
I receive a lot of email from students and novice practitioners asking for resources to help them learn the fundamentals of interface design. These questions come from people with a variety of backgrounds: computer science, psychology, Web design, human computer interaction, and more. This is great because interface design, at its heart, is an inter-disciplinary activity whose practitioners benefit greatly from strong horizontal (generalist) skill sets
Niti Bhan focuses on offering strategic insight for growth opportunities and revenue generation in the rapidly evolving interstitial space between design and business. Her 15 years of experience include employers such McCann Erickson Worldwide, Hewlett Packard India, The Second City and most recently, the Institute of Design. She is an engineer and an MBA whose most significant achievement in the field of design has been dropping out of two graduate design programs on two continents in two centuries - the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad and the Institute of Design, Chicago. Her areas of interest are business intelligence and trends, business strategy as well as creating a compelling user case for design as force for increasing value.