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