[thelist] usability books

Andrew Kamm akamm at demicooper.com
Thu Mar 2 08:14:44 CST 2006

> Agreed. Ugly, boring sites.

Indeed, Nielsen's writing is a nice way to keep perspective on things and
may be a good place to start learning web usability concepts, but people are
very visual (clients and consumers alike) so you need to take his advice
with a grain of salt. It's great knowledge to know for reference, but not
necessarily to work/live by.

This is a more general recommendation (it's not web-specific), but still a
good read for anyone creating things that people use: "The Design of
Everyday Things" by Donald Norman.

Andrew Kamm

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