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Universal Principles of Design: 100 Ways to Enhance Usability, Influence Perception, Increase Appeal, Make Better Design Decisions, and Teach Through Design

Universal Principles of Design: 100 Ways to Enhance Usability, Influence Perception, Increase Appeal, Make Better Design Decisions, and Teach Through Design Description:

Whether a marketing campaign or a museum exhibit a video game or a complex control system the design we see is the culmination of many concepts and practices brought together from a variety of disciplines Because no one can be an expert on everything designers have always had to scramble to find the information and know how required to make a design work until now br br b i Universal Principles of Design i b is the first cross disciplinary reference of design Richly illustrated and easy to navigate this book pairs clear explanations of the design concepts featured with visual examples of those concepts applied in practice From the rule to chunking from baby face bias to Ockham s razor and from self similarity to storytelling design concepts are defined and illustrated for readers to expand their knowledge br br This landmark reference will become the standard for designers engineers architects and students who seek to broaden and improve their design expertise

Rating: 3.70 out of 5

The Pocket Universal Principles of Design: 150 Essential Tools for Architects, Artists, Designers, Developers, Engineers, Inventors, and Makers

The Pocket Universal Principles of Design: 150 Essential Tools for Architects, Artists, Designers, Developers, Engineers, Inventors, and Makers Description:

Whether a website marketing campaign museum exhibit a video game or a complex control system the design we see is the culmination of many concepts and practices brought together from a variety of disciplines Now there s a handy travel companion for any designer so that you always have the essentials at your fingertips br br Portable condensed and armed with principles i Universal Principles of Design Pocket Edition i is like a Swiss Army knife of design knowledge Richly illustrated and easy to navigate it pairs critical need to know design knowledge with visual examples of the principles applied in practice An indispensable field reference for designers of all types this pocket edition of the best selling i Universal Principles of Design i will sharpen your design thinking and expand your sense of the possible

Rating: 3.66 out of 5

Deconstructing Product Design: Exploring the Form, Function, Usability, Sustainability, and Commercial Success of 100 Amazing Products

Deconstructing Product Design: Exploring the Form, Function, Usability, Sustainability, and Commercial Success of 100 Amazing Products Description:

What makes a product successful br br How it looks The way it functions Its ease of use Or do factors like price and marketing dominate br br In a quest to find answers to these questions Deconstructing Product Design engages readers in a process of critically analyzing a diverse collection of innovative products from well known classics to contemporary objects of desire The goal is to support critical thinking about design facilitate discovery of patterns of success and failure across products and enable readers to apply lessons learned to their own design work Experts from multiples design disciplines contribute commentary including br br Robert Blaich industrial design br Jill Butler graphic design br Alan Cooper technology design br Brock Danner architecture br Kimberly Elam graphic design br Donald Emmite design history br Larimie Garcia graphic arts br Scott Henderson product design br Kritina Holden human factors br Robert Kingslyn graphic design br Jon Kolko interaction design br Lyle Sandler experience design br Rob Tannen human factors br Dori Tunstall design anthropology br Steven Umbach product design br Paula Wellings interaction design br br Continue the deconstruction at a target blank href http www deconstructingproductdesign com rel nofollow www deconstructingproductdesign com a

Rating: 3.55 out of 5

How Colors Affect You: What Science Reveals

How Colors Affect You: What Science Reveals Description:

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Rating: 3.80 out of 5

Fud: The 37 Power Tactics of Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt

Fud: The 37 Power Tactics of Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt Description:

b Learn the dark secrets of social engineering b How did IBM decimate its competitors in the s Why do politicians always go negative when nobody likes negative campaigning How can leaders unite and rally people to solve the most intractable problems with virtual certainty One word FUD i FUD i Fear Uncertainty Doubt demystifies the practices used by those in power advertisers lobbyists pundits politicians and others to covertly shape our perceptions and influence our decision making Citing decades of behavioral science research William Lidwell shows how our brains are wired to respond to these three behaviors and then explains step by step the methods used to exploit this fact br br br Details how influencers use techniques such as framing multi sourcing and repetition Features analysis and case studies drawn from business history politics media and hacking Describes how to recognize deploy and defend against FUD tactics From the author of the bestselling i Universal Principles of Design i br An amazing wake up call on today s down and dirty tactics of influence and manipulation i FUD i will open your eyes to a shadow world of social engineering where i fright makes right i After reading this book you ll never see an ad hear a political speech or make a consumer choice the same way again

Rating: 3.27 out of 5

The Thoughtful Leader: Leadership Wisdom For Inspiration And Reflection

The Thoughtful Leader: Leadership Wisdom For Inspiration And Reflection Description:

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Rating: 3.44 out of 5

The Art of War

The Art of War Description:

The Art of War is the most widely read military classic in human history In addition to its influence on military leaders leaders as diverse as Mao Zedong Vo Nguyen Giap Douglas MacArthur and Colin Powell claim to have drawn inspiration from the work the book has been successfully applied to business sports and political campaigns br br This newly translated and revised edition is refreshingly concise and specifically designed for modern readers it is the distilled strategic essence of Sun Tzu s The Art of War devoid of excessive commentary and notation Given what is known of Sun Tzu it is the simple and direct rendering of his philosophy that he desired and intended br br WOWIO

Rating: 3.48 out of 5

Guidelines for Excellence in Management: The Manager's Digest

Guidelines for Excellence in Management: The Manager's Digest Description:

This handbook provides the definitive standard in the form of research based guidelines for dealing with managerial situations and dilemmas It is also designed to be a primary resource for anybody wishing to pass the AMSI Applied Management Science Institute Certification Examination

Rating: 3.43 out of 5