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Design of Everyday Things
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Doubleday
Publication date February 1, 1990
Pages 257
Binding Paperback
Edition Reissue
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780385267748
ISBN-10 0385267746
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $15.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Identifies the principles of good design, explains how many everyday appliances and machines fall short, and discusses design trends of the future description: Product Description: A popular, entertaining, and insightful analysis of why some products satisfy customers while others only frustrate them.
B & W photographs and illustrations throughout.

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Rev exp edition from Mit Pr (January 10, 2014); titled "The Design of Everyday Things"
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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"
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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.
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: The Design of Everyday Things
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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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