Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things

Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things

by Don Norman
     
 

Did you ever wonder why cheap wine tastes better in fancy glasses? Why sales of Macintosh computers soared when Apple introduced the colorful iMac? New research on emotion and cognition has shown thatSee more details below

Overview

Did you ever wonder why cheap wine tastes better in fancy glasses? Why sales of Macintosh computers soared when Apple introduced the colorful iMac? New research on emotion and cognition has shown that

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465051366
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
05/09/2005
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
411,077
Product dimensions:
5.26(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: Three Teapots3
1Attractive Things Work Better17
2The Multiple Faces of Emotion and Design35
3Three Levels of Design: Visceral, Behavioral, and Reflective63
4Fun and Games99
5People, Places, and Things135
6Emotional Machines161
7The Future of Robots195
Epilogue: We Are All Designers213
Personal Reflections and Acknowledgments229
Notes235
References243
Index249

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