A possible definition
According to Dan Saffer, “Microinteractions are contained product moments that revolve around a single use case — they have one main task.”
Microinteractions are great for adding
- personality and
to the design. As Nick Babich explains: “ These tiny moments add up to design to enhance your user experience by making the user interface less machine and more human.”
Recommended Reading & Useful Links
- Saffer, D. (2013): Microinteractions: Full Color Edition: Designing with Details, O’Reilly Media; 1 edition
- Best Practices for Microinteractions
- Experience Design Essentials: Animated Microinteractions In Mobile Apps
- 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Designing Micro-interactions
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