The Design of Everyday Things, revised and expanded edition The Design of Everyday Things, revised and expanded edition

Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we try to figure out the shower control in a hotel or attempt to navigate an unfamiliar television set or stove.


When The Design of Everyday Things was published in 1988, cognitive scientist Don Norman provocatively proposed that the fault lies not in ourselves, but in design that ignores the needs and psychology of people.

By: Donald A. Norman

Publisher: MIT Press, 2013

The Design of Everyday Things, revised and expanded edition