Highly entertaining book, providing entertaining facts and refreshing perspectives.
Be curious, try stuff, reframe problems, know the process, and ask for help
Bill Burnett and Dave Evans – Designing your life
Five not terribly original self-realization tools, creatively reframed in designer language.
How to evoke emotions, using only the simplest of graphical elements?
A practical guide to understanding composition and graphic design.
Nine out of ten times, what seems to be a human error is actually caused by a faulty design
Don Norman – The design of everyday things
Elegant book full of fascinating examples of design thinking.
The concepts comfort and privacy were first introduced in Western society at the court of Louis XIV and Louis XV of France
Joan DeJean – The age of comfort
Contains fascinating details on the construction of early water closets.
Leander Kahney – Jony Ive
The designer behind Steve Jobs has greatly contributed to Apple’s successful revival.
Still surprising how many Apple products were flawed (overpriced, transparent, with wheel navigation, monitorless, …)