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    DescriptionEven the smartest among us can feel inept as we try to figure out the shower control in a hotel or attempt to navigate an unfamiliar television set or stove. When The Design of Everyday Things was published in 1988, cognitive scientist Don Norman provocatively proposed that the fault lies not in ourselves, but in design that ignores the needs and psychology of people. Fully revised to keep the timeless principles of psychology up to date with ever-changing new technologies, The Design of Everyday Things is a powerful appeal for good design, and a reminder of how -- and why -- some products satisfy while others only disappoint.


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    Title
    The Design of Everyday Things
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Donald A. Norman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 27 mm
    Weight: 544 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780262525671
    ISBN 10: 0262525674
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25860
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TEC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S9.0
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Abridged Dewey: 745
    LC classification: NC
    BISAC V2.8: PSY031000, TEC021000
    B&T Approval Code: A11330000, A03240000
    BIC subject category V2: AKP
    BISAC V2.8: DES008000
    BIC subject category V2: TBDG
    B&T Merchandise Category: NUS
    DC23: 620.82
    Thema V1.0: AGA, AK, TGM
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd revised and expanded ed
    Illustrations note
    40 figures, 5 tables
    Publisher
    MIT Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    MIT Press
    Publication date
    23 December 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass.
    Author Information
    Business Week has named Don Norman as one of the world's most influential designers. He has been both a professor and an executive: he was Vice President of Advanced Technology at Apple; his company, the Nielsen Norman Group, helps companies produce human-centered products and services; he has been on the faculty at Harvard, the University of California, San Diego, Northwestern University, and KAIST, in South Korea. He is the author of many books, including The Design of Everyday Things, The Invisible Computer (MIT Press, 1998), Emotional Design, and The Design of Future Things.