Deconstructing Product Design: Exploring The Form, Function, Usability, Sustainability, And…

Hardcover | February 23, 2016

byWilliam Lidwell

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What makes a product successful?

How it looks? The way it functions? Its ease of use? Or do factors like price and marketing dominate?

In a quest to find answers to these questions, Deconstructing Product Design engages readers in a process of critically analyzing a diverse collection of 100 innovative products, from well-known classics to contemporary objects of desire. New in paperback, this books aims to support critical thinking about design, facilitate discovery of patterns of success (and failure) across products, and enable designers to apply lessons learned to their own design work. Experts from multiples design disciplines contribute commentary, including:

Robert Blaich, industrial design

Jill Butler, graphic design

Alan Cooper, technology design

Brock Danner, architecture

Kimberly Elam, graphic design

Donald Emmite, design history

Larimie Garcia, graphic arts

Scott Henderson, product design

Kritina Holden, human factors

Robert Kingslyn, graphic design

Jon Kolko, interaction design

Lyle Sandler, experience design

Continue the deconstruction at http://www.deconstructingproductdesign.com.

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What makes a product successful?How it looks? The way it functions? Its ease of use? Or do factors like price and marketing dominate?In a quest to find answers to these questions, Deconstructing Product Design engages readers in a process of critically analyzing a diverse collection of 100 innovative products, from well-known classics ...

William Lidwell is the Director of Design at Stuff Creators Design in Houston, Texas. He is author of the best-selling design book, Universal Principles of Design, which has been translated into 12+ languages; Deconstructing Product Design, a social deconstruction of 100 classic products; and lecturer of two video series on design: "Ho...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 10.25 × 8.75 × 1 inPublished:February 23, 2016Publisher:Rockport PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1592533450

ISBN - 13:9781592533459

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