The Design of Everyday Things

by Donald A. Norman

Anyone who designs anything to be used by humans — from physical objects to computer programs to conceptual tools — must read this book, and it is an equally tremendous read for anyone who has to use anything created by anotherhuman.

  • Paperback
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • Average Rating: 4.17 out of 5
  • Published September 19th 2002 by Basic Books
  • Original Title: The Psychology of Everyday Things
  • ISBN: 0465067107 (ISBN13: 9780465067107)
  • Edition Language: English

Anyone who designs anything to be used by humans — from physical objects to computer programs to conceptual tools — must read this book, and it is an equally tremendous read for anyone who has to use anything created by another human. It could forever change how you experience and interact with your physical surroundings, open your eyes to the perversity of bad design and the desirability of good design, and raise your expectations about how things should be designed.B & W photographs and illustrations throughout.