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Emotional design : why we love (or hate) everyday things

Author: Donald A Norman
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Did you ever wonder why cheap wine tastes better in fancy glasses? Or why washing and polishing your car seems to make it drive better? New research has shown that attractive things really do work better." "In the last decade, the design community has made products easier to use, largely due to Donald Norman's The Design of Everyday Things. But as he demonstrates in this book, we don't just use a product, we become  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald A Norman
ISBN: 0465051359 9780465051359 0465051367 9780465051366
OCLC Number: 52251307
Description: x, 257 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The meaning of things. Attractive things work better --
The multiple faces of emotion and design --
Design in practice. Three levels of design : visceral, behavioral and reflective --
Fun and games --
People, places and things --
Emotional machines --
The future of robots --
Epilogue: we are all designers.
Responsibility: Donald A. Norman.
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The design community has focused on making products easier to use. This work aims to demonstrate that design experts have underestimated the role of emotion on our experience of everyday objects.  Read more...

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Prologue: Three Teapots Part I. The meaning of things I. ATTRACTIVE THINGS WORK BETTER The multiple faces of emotion and design PART II: DESIGN IN PRACTICE 3. Three levels of design : visceral, behavioral, and reflective 4. Fun and games 5. People, places and things 6. Emotional machines 7. The future of robots Epilogue: we are all designers Personal Reflections and Acknowledgments

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"The book pops with fresh paradigms, applying scientific rigor to our romance with the inanimate. You'll never see housewares the same way again."

 
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