How Design Makes the World

Scott Berkun (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$18.98
Publisher
Scott Berkun
Publish Date
May 05, 2020
Pages
210
Dimensions
5.51 X 8.5 X 0.48 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780983873181

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About the Author

Scott Berkun (@berkun) is the bestselling author of seven books, including Making Things Happen, The Myths of Innovation, Confessions of a Public Speaker and The Year Without Pants. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Wired Magazine, Fast Company, The Economist, Forbes Magazine, and other media. He has taught creative thinking at the University of Washington and has been a regular commentator on CNBC, MSNBC and National Public Radio. His many popular essays and entertaining lectures can be found for free on his blog at http: //www.scottberkun.com.

Reviews

"Nobody's better at explaining how the world really works than Scott Berkun."
--Jeffrey Zeldman, web design legend and cofounder of A List Apart

"What makes a Jacuzzi better than a Segway? Why do street grids work in some cities, but maybe not in yours? What's wrong with calling an interface 'intuitive'? This fascinating book will help you see design everywhere and question why it works--or why it fails."
--Ellen Lupton, curator of contemporary design at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

"An invaluable, essential resource that demystifies and democratizes design for everyone who lives with it--which is to say, all of us."
--Khoi Vinh, principal designer at Adobe and former design director of the New York Times

"Scott Berkun captures the essence of what makes design so incredibly important in our lives. He frames how we should think about design in a fun and accessible way. How Design Makes the World explains why our world is the way it is, and lays out the questions we need to ask to make it better."
--Jared Spool, founder of User Interface Engineering

"Everyone in the tech world knows that they need design, but few understand what it is and how it will help them succeed. Scott Berkun illuminates both the problem and the solution. A brilliant book."
--Alan Cooper, design pioneer and author of About Face