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The Design of Everyday Things
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Basic Books
Publication date September 18, 2002
Pages 256
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780465067107
ISBN-10 0465067107
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.25 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $16.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Reveals a current trend in smart design that can enable companies to move to or remain on the leading edge of the competitive frontier, offering a primer on how and why various products succeed or fail to satisfy consumers. Originally published as The Psychology of Everyday Things. Reprint. 25,000 first printing. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
First, businesses discovered quality as a key competitive edge; next came service. Now, Donald A. Norman, former Director of the Institute for Cognitive Science at the University of California, reveals how smart design is the new competitive frontier. The Design of Everyday Things is a powerful primer on how--and why--some products satisfy customers while others only frustrate them.


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Paperback
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Rev exp edition from Mit Pr (January 10, 2014); titled "The Design of Everyday Things"
9780262525671 | details & prices | List price $26.95
About: A fully updated and expanded edition of Don Norman's classic and influential work, which pioneered the application of cognitive science to design.
Rev exp edition from Basic Books (November 5, 2013); titled "The Design of Everyday Things"
9780465050659 | details & prices | 347 pages | 6.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $17.99
About: The ultimate guide to human-centered design 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.
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Reprint edition from Basic Books (September 18, 2002); titled "The Design of Everyday Things"
9780465067107 | details & prices | 256 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $16.95
About: Reveals a current trend in smart design that can enable companies to move to or remain on the leading edge of the competitive frontier, offering a primer on how and why various products succeed or fail to satisfy consumers.
Reprint edition from Mit Pr (August 1, 1998); titled "The Design of Everyday Things"
9780262640374 | details & prices | 274 pages | List price $24.95
About: A fully updated and expanded edition of Don Norman's classic and influential work, which pioneered the application of cognitive science to design.
Reissue edition from Doubleday (February 1, 1990)
9780385267748 | details & prices | 257 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $15.95
About: Identifies the principles of good design, explains how many everyday appliances and machines fall short, and discusses design trends of the future

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