The Design of Everyday Things
Revised and Expanded Edition
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 design that ignores the needs of users and the principles of cognitive psychology. The problems range...
2015-05-10T20:42:47.000ZDon Norman's book was a huge Nudge inspiration. Greatest cover image ever. Teapot with handle & spout on same side. – source
2019-10-11T17:05:31.000ZQ: @tobi #asktobi what are your favorite books/resources on product? - @claudiahumbert A: – source
2020-12-05T10:42:28.000Z@TosinOyinloye_ Better to read wide bro. ”The Design of Everyday Things” is one book I still love as it takes one deeper into the field and breaks many assumptions. – source
2019-11-25T05:11:19.000ZIf you design bad paths for your users no matter how obscure, they will find them. Keep the happy path simple and avoid complexity. This and many other great #design wisdoms in The Design of Everyday Things. Great book from @jnd1er. – source