Scott Berkun is an American author and speaker. Berkun studied computer science, philosophy, and design at Carnegie Mellon University. He worked at Microsoft from 1994 to 2003 on Internet Explorer 1.0 to 5.0, Windows, MSN, and in roles including usability engineer, lead program manager, and UI design evangelist.
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@cwodtke @katerutter That is such a good book. – source
Scott BerkunFeb 18, 2021
@kingofark That is such a good book. – source
Scott BerkunJan 30, 2021
All designers will tell you that the design process is one of perserverance, failure, hard work and eventual triumph. Book cover design is no different. The idea for the book stemmed from attending a talk at St. Bride's Foundation, watching Jon Gray and Jamie Keenan present a carousel of beautiful covers that have never seen the cover of a book as ...
Love the idea of this book: it's a collection of book cover ideas that didn't make the final cut. 25 final covers and 100 alternatives. Must be a great conversation starter. – source
Scott BerkunJan 20, 2021
7. And then there's Bucky Fuller.... oh boy. He was perhaps better at self-promotion than anything (You don't see geodesic domes much for good reasons). If you've found his books impenetrable (they are), try this by @jonathonkeats. Great read. – source
Scott BerkunJan 19, 2021
@simeon_P The Hobbit is a fantastic book. Trying to make it so many movies was the mistake. – source
Scott BerkunNov 26, 2020
15. Carlson's story is one of many told in The Myths of Innovation. If you like it, you should check out the book. Here is a good place to start. – source
Scott BerkunSep 16, 2020
@rajeshmathur @adilabio @JerryWeinberg I love that book – source
Scott BerkunJul 21, 2020
Also recommended byDavid Heinemeier Hansson
An overview of design with activities intended to increase awareness of and participation in the designed world....
6. A favorite surprise is this book, written for young students, that covers so many real-world issues designers face that almost none of the popular design books even mention. It's from 1995 yet timeless - but if I wasn't doing research for a book I'd never have found it. – source
Scott BerkunJun 05, 2019