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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (4,376 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Donald A. Norman Narrator: Peter Berkrot Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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First, businesses discovered quality as a key competitive edge; next came science. Now, Donald A. Norman, former Director of the Institute for Cognitive Science at the University of California, reveals how smart design is the new frontier. The Design of Everyday Things is a powerful primer on how-and why-some products satisfy customers while others only frustrate them. Download and start listening now!

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  • “Makes a strong case for the needlessness of badly conceived and badly designed everyday objects…This book may herald the beginning of a change in user habits and expectations, a change that manufacturers would be obliged to respond to. Button pushers of the world, unite.”

    Los Angeles Times

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Scott Suthren | 1/23/2014

    " Kickstarted my career in experience design. Great book for simple but obvious insights. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Coral Rose | 1/14/2014

    " Someone from work borrowed this. I will have to wait a bit to finish it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Stephanie | 1/5/2014

    " I did enjoy it, but it got a little repetitive. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Sonia | 12/19/2013

    " Every designer should read this book. You will approach the simple task of opening a door in a whole new way. "

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