The Design of Everyday Things

Even the smartest between us can come to feel inept as we fall short to figure out which light swap or oven burner to turn on, or whether to drive, pull, or slide a doorway. The fault, argues this ingenious—even liberating—book, lies not in ourselves, but in products style that ignores the desires of consumers and the principles of cognitive psychology. The challenges vary from ambiguous and hidden controls to…


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