My Account

The Design of Everyday Things

Original price was: ₹899.00.Current price is: ₹349.00.

100% Quality Guaranteed
100% Cash on Delivery
Easy Return & Replacement
100% Safe & Secure
All payment modes acceptable



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.
The fault, argues this ingenious — even liberating — book, lies not in ourselves, but in product design that ignores the needs of users and the principles of cognitive psychology. The problems range from ambiguous and hidden controls to arbitrary relationships between controls and functions, coupled with a lack of feedback or other assistance and unreasonable demands on memorization.

The Design of Everyday Things shows that good, usable design is possible. The rules are simple: make things visible, exploit natural relationships that couple function and control, and make intelligent use of constraints. The goal: guide the user effortlessly to the right action on the right control at the right time.

The Design of Everyday Things is a powerful primer on how — and why — some products satisfy customers while others only frustrate them.

About the Author

Don Norman is a co-founder of the Nielsen Norman Group, and holds graduate degrees in both engineering and psychology. His many books include Emotional DesignThe Design of Future Things, and Living with Complexity. He lives in Silicon Valley, California.

Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Basic Books
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9780465050659
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0465050659
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Pages ‏ : ‎ 368
  • Author : Don Norman
  • Binding : Paperback
  • Edition : 2013
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 372 g


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “The Design of Everyday Things”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *