The Graphical User Interface

ATKINSON, Paul (2014). The Graphical User Interface. In: LEES-MAFFEI, Grace, (ed.) Iconic designs : 50 stories about 50 things. London, Bloomsbury, 88-91.

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Apple's graphical user interface (GUI) changed forever the way people think about computers. It was a paradigm shift in usability that opened up the specialist world of computing to anybody who wanted to become involved and became the de facto way of interacting with digital technology. Although it has changed considerably over the years, the original version remains an icon of graphic design and computer interaction.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Art and Design Research Centre
Depositing User: Paul Atkinson
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2014 09:01
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2014 09:01

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