Articles by John Ferrara

Photo of JohnJohn Ferrara is the author of the upcoming book, Playful Design: Creating Game Experiences in Everyday Interfaces to be published in December 2011. His nutrition education game Fitter Critters was a top prizewinner in the 2010 Apps for Healthy Kids contest, awarded by Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign.

Games in the Real World: Some Characteristics We Can Use

User experience designers capitalize on the gameful attributes of everyday activities, influencing human behavior to promote new kinds of interactions, creating change in the real world. [Read More]