Tragic Design: The Impact of Bad Design and How to Fix It


Tragic Design: The Impact of Bad Design and How to Fix It
Authors: Jonathan Shariat
Year: 2017
Publisher: O’Reilly Media
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781491923610
ISBN 10: 149192361X
Categories: Computers, Computer Graphics and Design
Pages: 320 / 319
Edition: 1

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Tragic Design: The Impact of Bad Design and How to Fix It Jonathan Shariat, Cynthia Savard Saucier
Bad design is everywhere, and its cost is much higher than we think. In this thought-provoking book, authors Jonathan Shariat and Cynthia Savard Saucier explain how poorly designed products can anger, sadden, exclude, and even kill people who use them. The designers responsible certainly didn’t intend harm, so what can you do to avoid making similar mistakes?Tragic Design examines real case studies that show how certain design choices adversely affected users, and includes in-depth interviews with authorities in the design industry. Pick up this book and learn how you can be an agent of change in the design community and at your company.You’ll explore:
• Designs that can kill, including the bad interface that doomed a young cancer patient
• Designs that anger, through impolite technology and dark patterns
• How design can inadvertently cause emotional pain
• Designs that exclude people through lack of accessibility, diversity, and justice
• How to advocate for ethical design when it isn’t easy to do so
• Tools and techniques that can help you avoid harmful design decisions
• Inspiring professionals who use design to improve our worldJonathan Shariat is currently Senior Interaction Designer at Intuit and co-host of the Design Review Podcast He’s passionate about shedding light on the negative impact of bad design and an advocate for ethical design. Cynthia Savard Saucier, Director of Design at Shopify, is enthusiastic about human beings and their means of communication. She’s regularly invited to speak at events around the world, where her creative approach both startles and charms.
Computers – Computer Graphics & Design
O’Reilly Media
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978-1-491-92361-0 (PAPERBACK)
170 MB


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