Have you ever noticed how many products appear to be designed by someone who has never used a product of that kind
before? Nearly everyone has encountered websites, software apps, cars, appliances, and other products that made
them wonder what the designers were thinking.
The Thoughtless Design of Everyday Things presents more than 160
examples of products that violate 9 fundamental design principles, along with suggestions for correcting many
of the flawed user interfaces and other design problems. These examples of thoughtless design reveal 70 specific
lessons that designers ought to heed as they craft the user experience.
You'll also see many products that exhibit particularly thoughtful designs, the kinds of
products that surprise and delight users. The book describes numerous specific practices for enhancing product usability through usage-centered design
Whether you're a new or experienced designer, a product development manager, or a thoughtful and curious consumer, you'll find
The Thoughtless Design of Everyday Things engaging, informative, and insightful.