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Emotion and design:

ATTRACTIVE THINGS WORK BETTER by Don Norman provides examples of how emotion impacts on our experience (percieved or otherwise) - but of course this does need to be ballanced with usability ;-)

Links:

  • the article
  • Interview with Don Norman about emotion and affect
  • Time Pressure and Creativity: Why Time is Not on Your Side
  • Article in Interactions Magazine, ix (4), 36-42

ben hyde - August 28, 2002

See also: Visual design (13) 

 

COMMENTS TO THIS POSTING

There's a great comment to the interview with Don Norman with a quote from a Norwegian newspaper. It tells about an Ericsson annual meeting, where the 12 year-old Andrea Ringblom was bored, asked for the floor and started lambasting Ericsson management because of the dull design of their mobile phones.

Links:

  • Comments to the Don Norman interview

Henrik Olsen | August 29, 2002

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