Archive: Book Club
Jan 03, 2012No Comments
By Alaina KrausJoin us as we discuss ‘getting the design right and the right design’ as Bill Buxton terms it in his book Sketching User Experiences. More than just a book on sketching, Sketching User Experiences explores design, design thinking, the balance of back end & front end concerns and more. When: Tuesday, January 24, 2011, 5:30...
May 31, 20111 Comment
By Jesse WoodruffCome pontificate the finer points of Don Norman’s seminal book, The Design of Everyday Things on the patio at Dublin Square. Norman’s book, previously titled The Psychology of Everyday Things, has helped bring user centered design to the forefront of everything from website design to product design. His tacit acknowledgement that ‘user error’ is often...
Apr 11, 2011No Comments
By Jesse WoodruffDon Norman’s The Design of Everyday Things is the next selection for the almost-quarterly IxDA Lansing Book Club. 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...