User Experience.UX Design Books

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The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the Sanity
1.  The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the Sanity by Alan Cooper
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The Design of Everyday Things
2.  The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman
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The Elements of User Experience: User-Centered Design for the Web
3.  The Elements of User Experience: User-Centered Design for the Web by Jesse James Garrett
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  "must read!"
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About Face 3: The Essentials of Interaction Design
4.  About Face 3: The Essentials of Interaction Design by Alan Cooper
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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The Web of Life: A New Scientific Understanding of Living Systems
5.  The Web of Life: A New Scientific Understanding of Living Systems by Fritjof Capra
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  "Every web designer should know what webs are really for: life."
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Designing for Interaction: Creating Smart Applications and Clever Devices
6.  Designing for Interaction: Creating Smart Applications and Clever Devices by Dan Saffer
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Universal Principles of Design
7.  Universal Principles of Design by William Lidwell
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  "If you're a designer and you haven't read this book you're not quite "there" yet. If it were up to me everyone working with a designer of any kind should read this book in order to understand design and what the designers they work with do. Indispensible!"
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Designing Interactions
8.  Designing Interactions by Bill Moggridge
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Measuring the User Experience: Collecting, Analyzing, and Presenting Usability Metrics (Interactive Technologies)
9.  Measuring the User Experience: Collecting, Analyzing, and Presenting Usability Metrics (Interactive Technologies) by Tom Tullis
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The Design of Future Things: Author of The Design of Everyday Things
10.  The Design of Future Things: Author of The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman
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Communicating Design: Developing Web Site Documentation for Design and Planning
11.  Communicating Design: Developing Web Site Documentation for Design and Planning by Dan M. Brown
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  "great book, but no document template files"
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Sketching User Experiences:  Getting the Design Right and the Right Design (Interactive Technologies)
12.  Sketching User Experiences: Getting the Design Right and the Right Design (Interactive Technologies) by Bill Buxton
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About Face 3: The Essentials of Interaction Design
13.  About Face 3: The Essentials of Interaction Design by Robert Reimann
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Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition
14.  Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition by Steve Krug
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  "One of the best UX books for all levels of experience. I'd might it Design for Product Managers."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (431 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

A Pattern Approach to Interaction Design (Wiley Software Patterns Series)
15.  A Pattern Approach to Interaction Design (Wiley Software Patterns Series) by Jan Borchers
$60.00
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Mental Models: Aligning Design Strategy with Human Behavior
16.  Mental Models: Aligning Design Strategy with Human Behavior by Indi Young
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  "Not yet read but close to..."
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The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures
17.  The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures by Dan Roam
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  "just got it, will review..."
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Designing Web Navigation
18.  Designing Web Navigation by James Kalbach
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Contextual Design: Defining Customer-Centered Systems (Interactive Technologies)
19.  Contextual Design: Defining Customer-Centered Systems (Interactive Technologies) by Hugh Beyer
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  "dated but timeless"
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Rapid Contextual Design: A How-to Guide to Key Techniques for User-Centered Design (Interactive Technologies)
20.  Rapid Contextual Design: A How-to Guide to Key Techniques for User-Centered Design (Interactive Technologies) by Karen Holtzblatt
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Designing the Moment: Web Interface Design Concepts in Action
21.  Designing the Moment: Web Interface Design Concepts in Action by Robert Hoekman
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A Project Guide to UX Design: For User Experience Designers in the Field or in the Making
22.  A Project Guide to UX Design: For User Experience Designers in the Field or in the Making by Carolyn Chandler
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Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant
23.  Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant by Renée Mauborgne
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  "strategy is just design in the abstract, and visa versa. every designer should know how to set their projects apart."
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Information Architecture: Blueprints for the Web (2nd Edition)
24.  Information Architecture: Blueprints for the Web (2nd Edition) by Christina Wodtke
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Designing for the Social Web
25.  Designing for the Social Web by Joshua Porter
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Designing the Obvious: A Common Sense Approach to Web Application Design
26.  Designing the Obvious: A Common Sense Approach to Web Application Design by Robert Hoekman Jr.
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  "great concept, good book (four stars)"
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Understanding Your Users: A Practical Guide to User Requirements Methods, Tools, and Techniques (Interactive Technologies)
27.  Understanding Your Users: A Practical Guide to User Requirements Methods, Tools, and Techniques (Interactive Technologies) by Catherine Courage
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Leadership (Essentials (DK Publishing))
28.  Leadership (Essentials (DK Publishing)) by Tom Peters
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  "Tom inspires and informs."
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In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies
29.  In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies by Tom Paters
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  "Everyone in every business should be required to read it."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)

Observing the User Experience: A Practitioner's Guide to User Research
30.  Observing the User Experience: A Practitioner's Guide to User Research by Mike Kuniavsky
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  "another must read"
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Handbook of Usability Testing: How to Plan, Design, and Conduct Effective Tests
31.  Handbook of Usability Testing: How to Plan, Design, and Conduct Effective Tests by Jeffrey Rubin
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  "a solid foundation (3.5 stars)"
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Information Architecture for the World Wide Web: Designing Large-Scale Web Sites, 3rd Edition
32.  Information Architecture for the World Wide Web: Designing Large-Scale Web Sites, 3rd Edition by Louis Rosenfeld
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  "3rd ed. is best."
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Designing Interfaces: Patterns for Effective Interaction Design
33.  Designing Interfaces: Patterns for Effective Interaction Design by Jenifer Tidwell
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  "great for web and other application types (3.5 stars)"
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Ambient Findability: What We Find Changes Who We Become
34.  Ambient Findability: What We Find Changes Who We Become by Peter Morville
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  "Love the subtitle. That true?"
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Probing Experience: From Assessment of User Emotions and Behaviour to Development of Products (Philips Research Book Series)
35.  Probing Experience: From Assessment of User Emotions and Behaviour to Development of Products (Philips Research Book Series) by Joyce Westerink
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Thriving on Chaos: Handbook for a Management Revolution
36.  Thriving on Chaos: Handbook for a Management Revolution by Tom Peters
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Moderating Usability Tests: Principles and Practices for Interacting (Interactive Technologies)
37.  Moderating Usability Tests: Principles and Practices for Interacting (Interactive Technologies) by Joseph S. Dumas
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E-Commerce User Experience
38.  E-Commerce User Experience by Jakob Nielsen
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Database Design for Mere Mortals: A Hands-On Guide to Relational Database Design (2nd Edition)
39.  Database Design for Mere Mortals: A Hands-On Guide to Relational Database Design (2nd Edition) by Michael J. Hernandez
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Web Form Design: Filling in the Blanks
40.  Web Form Design: Filling in the Blanks by Luke Wroblewski
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  "Must read for all web app designers!"
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What other books are more concise? 0 Mar 19, 2013
A design book written by an intellectual 0 Oct 11, 2012
Somebody tried the Kindle edition on Kindle (no-DX) 1 May 31, 2011
2nd Edition Updates Lacking 2 Jun 18, 2010
How does the Kindle version handle the pictures? 0 Jan 13, 2010
Downloadable Templates 0 Sep 22, 2009
Author ready, willing, and able to answer your questions 12 Sep 22, 2009
Overpriced 1 Apr 15, 2009
Companion web site 0 Jul 7, 2008
Example of web design deliverable documents and templates 1 Jun 4, 2008
Kindle This Book 0 Jan 19, 2008
Is it applicable to game interaction design? 1 Aug 15, 2007
 
   

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