The Design of Everyday Things

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MIT Press, 1998 - Cognitive psychology - 257 pages
This bible on the cognitive aspects of design contains examples of both good and bad design, and simple rules that designers can use to improve the usability of objects as diverse as cars, computers, doors, and telephones

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

A little too dated, unfortunately. Lots of his complaints have been addressed - but more issues continually arise. An updated and better written text should be required reading for every architect & designer. I found plenty of tidbits for a general interest reader. Read full review

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User Review  - nmarun - LibraryThing

I had this book on my list for quite some time, but somehow it was getting postponed. Now that I've read it, I'm glad I did. The concepts mentioned by Donald were no doubt very interesting, but the ... Read full review

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