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Bad design is everywhere, and its cost is much higher than we think. In this thought-provoking book, authors Jonathan Shariat and Cynthia Savard Saucier explain how poorly designed products can anger, sadden, exclude, and even kill people who use them. The designers responsible certainly didn’t intend harm, so what can you do to avoid making similar mistakes?

Tragic Design examines real case studies that show how certain design choices adversely affected users, and includes in-depth…


Tragic Design

ISBN 10 : 9781491923580
ISBN 13 : 149192358X

Bad design is everywhere, and its cost is much higher than we think. In this thought-provoking book, authors Jonathan Shariat and Cynthia Savard Saucier explain how poorly designed..


Tragic Design

ISBN 10 : 9781491923566
ISBN 13 : 1491923563

Bad design is everywhere, and its cost is much higher than we think. In this thought-provoking book, authors Jonathan Shariat and Cynthia Savard Saucier explain how poorly designed..


Tragic Design

ISBN 10 : 149192361X
ISBN 13 : 9781491923610

A young cancer patient dies because nurses are distracted with their "charting" software. A pilot charts a wrong course because of confusing UI, resulting in a plane crash. Bad des..


Bottlenecks

ISBN 10 : 9781484225806
ISBN 13 : 1484225805

Learn the psychological constrictions of attention, perception, memory, disposition, motivation, and social influence that determine whether customers will be receptive to your dig..


Org Design For Design Orgs

ISBN 10 : 9781491938379
ISBN 13 : 1491938374

Design has become the key link between users and today’s complex and rapidly evolving digital experiences, and designers are starting to be included in strategic conversations ab..


Understanding Industrial Design

ISBN 10 : 9781491920367
ISBN 13 : 149192036X

With the coming flood of connected products, many UX and interaction designers are looking into hardware design, a discipline largely unfamiliar to them. If you’re among those wh..


Designing For Happiness

ISBN 10 : 1491953144
ISBN 13 : 9781491953143

You design technologies to make life easier, to make tiresome chores go faster, to add value to people's lives. And yet, research suggests that technology has a strong negative imp..