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Understanding Industrial Design

Book Description

With the coming flood of connected products, many UX and interaction designers are looking into hardware design, a discipline largely unfamiliar to them. If you’re among those who want to blend digital and physical design concepts successfully, this practical book helps you explore seven long-standing principles of industrial design. Real-world examples help to describe industrial designs that are sensorial, simple, enduring, playful, thoughtful, sustainable, and beautiful.

Table of Contents

  1. Special Upgrade Offer
  2. Praise for Understanding Industrial Design
  3. Preface
    1. Who Should Read This Book?
    2. How Is the Book Structured?
      1. Chapter 1, A Brief History of Industrial and Interaction Design
      2. Chapter 2, Sensorial
      3. Chapter 3, Simple
      4. Chapter 4, Enduring
      5. Chapter 5, Playful
      6. Chapter 6, Thoughtful
      7. Chapter 7, Sustainable
      8. Chapter 8, Beautiful
      9. Chapter 9, Conclusion
    3. Comments and Questions
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    5. Acknowledgments
      1. From Simon
      2. From Kuen
  4. 1. A Brief History of Industrial and Interaction Design
    1. Industrial Revolution
      1. Design for Business
      2. Design for People
      3. Design for Technology
      4. Design for Context
      5. Designing for Behavior
    2. Computing Revolution
      1. The Split Between Physical and Digital
    3. Information Revolution
    4. Smartphones
    5. Smart Everything
  5. 2. Sensorial
    1. Formgiving
    2. Color, Materials, Finish (CMF)
    3. Multisensorial Products
    4. Addictive Action
    5. Delightful Reaction
      1. Reaction Versus Feedback
      2. Audio Feedback
    6. New Frontiers: Designing for Smell and Taste
    7. An Orchestration of the Senses
  6. 3. Simple
    1. Tiny Tweaks
    2. Physical Modes
    3. Contextual Clarity
    4. Smart Combinations
    5. Magical Moments
    6. Simple > Complex > Simplicity
  7. 4. Enduring
    1. Worn In
    2. Quintessential
    3. Tailored
    4. Adaptable
      1. Anticipated Changes
      2. Unanticipated Changes
    5. Repairable
    6. Layers of Change
  8. 5. Playful
    1. Provide Amusement
    2. Delight with the Unexpected
    3. Elevate Everyday Actions
    4. Offer an Emotional Boost
    5. Encourage Behavior Change
    6. Path to the Playground
  9. 6. Thoughtful
    1. Observe People’s Struggles
    2. Anticipate the Context of Use
    3. Concentrate on Comfort
    4. Include Everyone
    5. Design Is in the (Thoughtful) Details
  10. 7. Sustainable
    1. Enable Recycling
    2. Reduce Waste
    3. Provide a Second Life
    4. Maximize Resources
      1. Harness Natural Energy
      2. Rely on Symbiotic Platforms
      3. Increase Utilization Through Sharing
    5. Sustainability as a Process
  11. 8. Beautiful
    1. Beauty as Everyday
    2. Beauty as Dignity
    3. Beauty as Honesty
    4. Beauty as Requirement
  12. 9. Conclusion
    1. Hybrid Education
    2. Hybrid Business
    3. Hybrid Designers
  13. A. About the Author
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  15. Index
  16. About the Authors
  17. Colophon
  18. Special Upgrade Offer
  19. Copyright