Don Norman - The Design of Everyday Things The Design of Everyday Thingsby Donald Norman Norman, D. A. (1988). The Design of Everyday Things. New York: Doubleday. Donald Norman Donald Arthur "Don" Norman (born December 25, 1935) is the director of The Design Lab at University of California, San Diego. He is best known for his books on design, especially The Design of Everyday Things. He is widely regarded for his expertise in the fields of design, usability engineering, and cognitive science. He is also a co-founder and consultant with the Nielsen Norman Group. Much of Norman's work involves the advocacy of user-centered design. His books all have the underlying purpose of furthering the field of design, from doors to computers. Norman has taken a controversial stance in saying that the design research community has had little impact in the innovation of products, and that while academics can help in refining existing products, it is technologists that accomplish the breakthroughs. Norman is an active Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST), where he spends two months a year teaching.
Castilla Termal Monasterio de Valbuena Situated at the heart of Ribera del Duero, the hotel Castilla Termal Monastery of Valbuena – the first spa with 5 stars status in Castilla y León – is located in one the best preserved Cistercian monastery of the 12th century in Europe. Become in an exclusive touristic complex, in the Golden Mile (Milla de Oro) of the Ribera del Duero, the Monastery of Santa María de Valbuena provides 79 rooms, all of them of high quality and has more than 18,000 square metres constructed. The spa area exceeds the 2,000 square metres, with 16 treatment rooms, several thermal pools, water contrast circuit and a children pool. The hotel completes its facilities with a wide catering offer, cafeteria with terrace, halls intended to events with a capacity up to 200 people, children area, organic vegetable garden, herb garden and own vineyards.
User Interface Usability Evaluation with Web-Based Questionnaire Last updated: 2011-11-24 by Gary Perlman (hcibib.org/perlman/ | email@example.com) Abstract question.cgi is a customizable Web-based perl CGI script to administer and collect data according to a few "standard" user interface evaluation questionnaire forms (QUIS, PUEU, CSUQ, and PUTQ). The script can be customized and run from a remote server, hcibib.org/perlman/question.cgi, from which data are emailed in a simple format.
Here Are All 56 Finalists In Our 2012 Innovation By Design Awards Design isn’t the gloss applied at the end of the innovation process. Design is the innovation process itself. It begins with a keen insight into how people live and what they need; ideally, it ends with a product or service that’s so intuitive that it seems inevitable. David Kelley David Kelley About As founder of IDEO, David Kelley built the company that created many icons of the digital generation—the first mouse for Apple, the first Treo, the thumbs up/thumbs down button on your Tivo’s remote control, to name a few. Infographic: 50 People Shaping The Future Of Design In our design issue last year, the Co.Design 50 laid out 50 of the most influential designers in America. This year, as a sequel, we took it upon ourselves to highlight 50 people who are shaping the future of design. That sounds like a funny task. But our staff was after people pushing the boundaries of their discipline into promising new directions. Thus, you’ll find people like Jochen Zeitz, the chief sustainability officer overseeing PPR’s myriad brands, which include Puma and Gucci. You’ll find Evan Sharp, the cofounder of Pinterest, which just might be the next big paradigm in online shopping.
Samsung plans to add more interaction methods to its future tablets While Apple is in the lead when it comes to tablet sales, other companies have been trying to catch up by offering competitively priced Android tablets for sale. One of these companies is Samsung, and while it has multiple tablets in different sizes and price ranges, it looks like it’s not stopping there. According to a recent interview Samsung’s product marketing manager had with Laptop Mag, the company will be pushing new ways to interact with the tablet to make their devices stand out.
Friday Five with Villalobos Desio Interior designers and NKBA K+B Insiders Mercedes Desio and Alberto Villalobos are the duo behind New York City-based design studio Villalobos Desio. Villalobos, who is Colombian, and Desio, who is Italian, have been working together since meeting at the New York School of Interior Design where they both received their degrees. After graduation, they launched a boutique, Etos, in New York City before coming together, each with their own unique aesthetic, to form Villalobos Desio, where they’ve been commissioned on residential projects in both the U.S. and Europe. Research Internship - Collaborations Autodesk Research Internship Program Autodesk research has a thriving internship program and we are always looking for bright and motivated researchers to join our team. Typically interns are graduate-level university students from areas of computer science which relate to our research interests. Our internship program provides students with an incredibly valuable opportunity to apply, broaden, and strengthen their own research skills, working closely with our team of experienced computer science researchers.
Analytical design and human factors ET on analytical design and human factors Analytical Design The purpose of analytical displays of information is to assist thinking about evidence. Consequently, in designing an analytical graphics, the first question should be: What are the evidence-thinking tasks that this display is supposed to serve? Analytical grapics should be constructed to serve the fundamental cognitive tasks in reasoning about evidence: describing the data, making comparisons, understanding causality, assessing credibility of data and analysis. Thus the logic of design replicates the logic of analysis; design reasoning emulates evidence reasoning.
《UCDA》About UCDA: Principles - we are now trying to pose a new concept to the world, which we call “Universal Communication Design”. We find ourselves in a society surrounded by too much information. While we have gained convenience and speed through media diversification, on the other hand the information we must put in view, must read, and must understand has overwhelmingly expanded. In particular, important notifications and contracts related to consumers’ lives and property, unending varieties of forms that assist day-to-day business, expressions that are difficult to understand, and information difficult to comprehend are all abundant. The thought has taken root that we should develop products easy for all kinds of consumer to use via Universal Design, beginning with Japan’s excellent industrial products, in public facilities, and in the home.
The Vogue Podcast: Laura Poitras on Her New Exhibit and What It Was Like Living on a Government Watch-List The Vogue podcast has arrived, giving you an inside ear into the well-heeled world of fashion. Hosted by André Leon Talley, each episode will feature a number of much-buzzed-about topics—from what’s in the magazine to who’s making headlines to what everyone is talking about around the office. Subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode! Episode 18: In episode 18, The First Monday in May director Andrew Rossi takes us behind the scenes of filming the upcoming documentary (in theaters April 15), which follows Vogue Editor in Chief Anna Wintour and the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute curator Andrew Bolton as they plan 2015’s exhibition and gala, “China: Through the Looking Glass.”