Designing for People
Considered the founder of industrial design and pioneer of a design approachhat rigorously put people first, Henry Dreyfuss shares insightful lessonsrom his legendary career. From the first answering machine ("the electronicrain") and the Hoover vacuum cleaner to the SS Independence and the Bellelephone that are depicted here, Dreyfuss's creations have shaped theultural landscape of the 20th century like few other designers before orfter him.;Designed from the master's own hand, the book offers an invitingix of professional advice, case studies and design history along withistorical black-and-white photos and the author's whimsical drawings. Keyhapters include a brief history of industrial design and the concepts behindJoe and Josephine", the author's famous anthropometrical models; classicesign principles, such as the importance of testing and the "Five-Pointormula" for good design; and the role of the designer as a business person,rom knowing when to accept a commission to budgeting questions andultivating client relationships.;Written in a robust, fresh style, the book
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It is striking for an interaction designer how prescient Dreyfuss was in terms of focusing on users and uses in his industrial design practice. I particularly note how he combines a rigorous approach to usability and user testing with a strong sensibility to aesthetic qualities. The other main strand of the book is speculation about future life, where Dreyfuss in hindsight comes across as a quite naive representative of 1950s modernism and belief in the wondrous potentials of technological progress. But all in all, I would rate the book as a must-read for interaction designers interested in the intellectual traditions of our field.
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Generally very interesting and informative.
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