Designing for People
From the first answering machine ("the electronic brain") and the Hoover vacuum cleaner to the SS Independence and the Bell telephone, the creations of Henry S. Dreyfuss have shaped the cultural landscape of the 20th century. Written in a robust, fresh style, this book offers an inviting mix of professional advice, case studies, and design history along with historical black-and-white photos and the author's whimsical drawings. In addition, the author's uncompromising commitment to public service, ethics, and design responsibility makes this masterful guide a timely read for today's designers.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jonas.lowgren - LibraryThing
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 ... Read full review
Review: Designing for PeopleUser Review - Morten - Goodreads
If you ever wondered about those cool-looking products from before you were born, this is a nice quick read, finally available on Kindle. On the light end considering its status as a classic. Read full review