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the design of everyday things by donald a. norman

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  • Audiobook

    The Design of Everyday Things

    Narrated by Peter Berkrot ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 59 min

    First, businesses discovered quality as a key competitive edge; next came science. Now, Donald A. Norman, former Director of the Institute for Cognitive Science at the University of California, reveals how smart design is the new frontier. The Design of Everyday Things is a powerful primer on how-and why-some products satisfy customers while others only frustrate them. ... Read more

    $17.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Summary of Don Norman’s The Design of Everyday Things

    The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman (2013) is a guide to understanding the relationships between people and the tools they use. Many people think design is dictated purely by aesthetics, but it must also consider practicality and users’ psychology...Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more. ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Design of Everyday Things

    Revised and Expanded Edition

    by Don Norman ...
    Design doesn't have to complicated, which is why this guide to human-centered design shows that usability is just as important as aesthetics.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, argues this ingenious -- even liberating -- book, lies not in ourselves, but in product ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Design of Everyday Things

    Revised and Expanded Edition

    by Don Norman ...
    Narrated by Neil Hellegers ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 39 min

    Design doesn't have to complicated, which is why this guide to human-centered design shows that usability is just as important as aesthetics.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, argues this ingenious -- even liberating -- book, lies not in ourselves, but in product ... Read more

    $24.98 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Summary of Don Norman’s The Design of Everyday Things

    by Falcon Press ...
    Narrated by Paul Adams ...

    Unabridged

    23 min

    Summary of Don Norman’s The Design of Everyday Things is a guide to understanding the relationships between people and the tools they use. Many people think design is dictated purely by aesthetics, but it must also consider practicality and users’ psychology... ... Read more

    $5.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • The Thoughtless Design of Everyday Things

    by Karl Wiegers ...
    Have you ever noticed how many products appear to be designed by someone who has never used a product of that kind before? Nearly everyone has encountered websites, software apps, cars, appliances, and other products that made them wonder what the designers were thinking. The Thoughtless Design of Everyday Things presents more than 150 examples of products that violate nine fundamental design ... Read more

    $30.59 USD

  • How Artifacts Afford

    The Power and Politics of Everyday Things

    series Design Thinking, Design Theory
    A conceptual update of affordance theory that introduces the mechanisms and conditions framework, providing a vocabulary and critical perspective.Technological affordances mediate between the features of a technology and the outcomes of engagement with that technology. The concept of affordances, which migrated from psychology to design with Donald Norman's influential 1988 book, The Design of ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Design Your Life

    The Pleasures and Perils of Everyday Things

    Design Your Life is a series of irreverent and realistic snapshots about objects and how we interact with them. By leading design thinker Ellen Lupton and her twin sister Julia Lupton, it shows how design is about much more than what's bought at high-end stores or the modern look at IKEA. Design is critical thinking: a way to look at the world and wonder why things work, and why they don't ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Slow Death by Rubber Duck

    The Secret Danger of Everyday Things

    A look at the chemicals surrounding us that’s “hard–hitting . . . yet also instills hope for a future in which consumers make safer, more informed choices” (The Washington Post).Pollution is no longer just about belching smokestacks and ugly sewer pipes—now, it’s personal.The most dangerous pollution, it turns out, comes from commonplace items in our homes and workplaces. To prove this point, for ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Book of Marvels

    A Compendium of Everyday Things

    by Lorna Crozier ...
    In The Book of Marvels, award-winning poet Lorna Crozier offers a delightful series of prose meditations on household objects: everything from doorknobs, washing machines, rakes, and zippers to the kitchen sink. Operating as a kind of a literary detective, Crozier brings her rapt attention to the everyday things she explores, uncovering the mystery that lies at their essence. She offers ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The A to Z of Everyday Things

    by Janice Weaver ...
    Illustrated by Francis Blake ...
    • Why are Americans superstitious about two-dollar bills?• Why do we have twelve months in a year instead of ten, or six, or even twenty?• Why do we celebrate foolishness on the first day of April?• Why is yawning contagious?• Why is the number thirteen considered to be unlucky in so many different cultures?The A to Z of Everyday Things tells the surprising stor... ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • A History of Everyday Things in England 1066-1799

    THIS is a History of Everyday Things in England, from the time of the Norman Conquest in 1066 down to the end of the eighteenth century, and it has been written for boys and girls of public-school age. It is an account of the work of the people, rather than the politics which guided them.Now as to why it has been done. In the first place, anything which helps to give us a picture of bygone times ... Read more

    $2.99 USD