The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman

The Design of Everyday Things

Donald A. Norman

240 pages first pub 1988 (editions)

nonfiction business design psychology informative reflective slow-paced
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Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we fail to figure our which light switch or oven burner to turn on, or whether to push, pull, or slide a door. The fault, argues this fascinating, ingenious—even liberating—book, lies not in ourselves, ...

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