The Design of Everyday Things

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Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we fail to figure out which light switch or oven burner to turn on, or whether to push, pull, or slide a door. The fault lies in product design that ignores the needs of users and the principles of ... Continua
Ha scritto il 05/09/12
A very interesting book, and even more interesting in perspective: many things have changed, but bad design is still very present.
Ha scritto il 24/07/11
Mind-changing
This book certainly changes one's mind about the small annoyances on everyday objects. I often find myself now appraising or despising an object's design.
Ha scritto il 30/04/11
Very good book for beginners into design, though the latter part of the book is just repeating the same principles over and over again.
Ha scritto il 31/01/11
this is not design theory
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Ha scritto il 27/04/10
Ever wondered why sliding doors have vertical slots and pulling doors have knobs?
Ever wondered if QWERTY keyboard is better than DVORAK or not? Ever felt ashamed or embarassed for not being able to use some stuff? This book is a MUST for everyone involved in development of any kind of tool. Software as well.

Ha scritto il Oct 31, 2015, 18:19
any error that can be made will be made

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