A review of Life and Death Design by Katie Swindler describes a book on how UX practitioners can utilize research in neuroscience to better develop life-saving products. Topics include physiological analyses of stress responses, the role of human intuition in problem-solving, and tips on how user interfaces can inspire perseverance and action.
A review of Universal UX Design by Alberto Ferreira. The book focuses on localization strategies for distinct groups.
A review of “Building Design Systems” by Sarrah Vesselov and Taurie Davis, a reference guide on how to create, build, and maintain a design system in the context of an organization. “Building Design Systems” walks the reader through all things design systems. It starts by laying out their history and rise from both a design…
A review of Writing is Designing. This book describes how content influences user experience and provides best practices around writing content.
Tragic Design, by Jonathan Shariat and Cynthia Savard Saucier, reveals how design choices can negatively impact users and provides techniques to avoid harmful design decisions.
A review of From Tool to Partner: The Evolution of Human-Computer Interaction by Jonathan Grudin.
A review of Doorbells, Danger, and Dead Batteries: User Research War Stories by Steve Portigal.
A review of Validating Product Ideas Through Lean User Research by Tomer Sharon. Guidance for why, when and how to conduct user research for product design.
A review of Contextual Inquiry for Medical Device Design by Mary Beth Privitera. Learn best practices and techniques for applying contextual inquiry to medical device design.
A review of The Glass Cage by Nicholas Carr. An examination of the implications of automation for society and our work as designers.