Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things
The design community has focused on making products easier to use. This work aims to demonstrate that design experts have underestimated the role of emotion on our experience of everyday objects.
Donald A. Norman is the Breed Professor of Design at Northwestern University and the author of "Emotional Design" and "The Design of Future Things".
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