Design Bookclub for Oneiric

Registered by Iain Farrell on 2011-05-06

Members of the design team at Canonical share recommendations of design related books they recommend and would love to hear yours!

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Ivanka Majic
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Etherpad notes from <http://summit.ubuntu.com/uds-o/meeting/design-o-bookclub/>:

  #uds-o #design

This is a list and discussion about the User Experience side of design and User Centred Design

Books

The Inmates are Running the Asylum: Alan Cooper
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Inmates-are-Running-Asylum-High-tech/dp/0672316498

The Design of Everyday Things: Donald Norman
http://www.amazon.com/Design-Everyday-Things-Donald-Norman/dp/0385267746
Emotional Design: Donald Norman
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Emotional-Design-Love-Everyday-Things/dp/0465051367/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1305033668&sr=1-1

Interaction Design: Yvonne Rogers
http://www.amazon.com/Interaction-Design-Jenny-Preece/dp/0471492787

Sketching the User Experience: Bill Buxton
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sketching-User-Experiences-Interactive-Technologies/dp/0123740371

The Humane Interace Jef Raskin
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Humane-Interface-Directions-Designing-Interactive/dp/0201379376

Don't make me think
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dont-Make-Think-Usability-Circle-Com/dp/0789723107

Universal Principles of design
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Universal-Principles-Design-Usability-Perception/dp/1592530079

Elements of Content Strategy, Erin Kissane
http://www.abookapart.com/products/the-elements-of-content-strategy

Rapid Contextual Design: A How-to Guide to Key Techniques for User-Centered Design - Holzblat
http://www.amazon.com/Rapid-Contextual-Design-How-User-Centered/dp/0123540518

About Face 3, The Essentials of Interaction Design
http://www.amazon.co.uk/About-Face-Essentials-Interaction-Design/dp/0470084111/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1305033541&sr=1-2

Designing Interactions - Bill Moggeridge
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Designing-Interactions-Bill-Moggridge/dp/0262134748/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1305033930&sr=1-3

Getting Real
http://gettingreal.37signals.com/toc.php

Design Accessible Web Sites: 36 Keys to Creating Content for All Audiences and Platforms
http://pragprog.com/titles/jsaccess/design-accessible-web-sites

Undercover User Experience Design Cennydd Bowles, James Fox
http://www.amazon.com/Undercover-Experience-Design-Voices-Matter/dp/0321719905/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1305035022&sr=1-1

Sites:
- http://www.smashingmagazine.com/ there is also a book and it explores a lot about design and user interface of websites (book available here : http://bit.ly/gYHx2x )

- okcancel
http://okcancel.com/

- http://www.bamagazine.com/

- UX bookclub
http://uxbookclub.org/doku.php

- Nielsen Norman

- RNIB courses
http://www.rnib.org.uk/professionals/solutionsforbusiness/trainingandconferences/webaccessibility/Pages/web_access_training.aspx

Inspiration books:
Designing Design - Kenya Hara
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Designing-Design-Kenya-Hara/dp/303778105X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1305034207&sr=1-1

Understanding comics: The Invisible Art
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Understanding-Comics-Invisible-Scott-McCloud/dp/006097625X

Made to Stick
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Made-Stick-ideas-others-unstuck/dp/009950569X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1305034420&sr=1-1

The Personal Interface: Douglas Engelbart, the Augmentation of Human Intellect and the Genesis of Personal Computing
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Personal-Interface-Engelbart-Augmentation-Intellect/dp/0804738718/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1305034262&sr=1-1

Five Simple steps
http://fivesimplesteps.com/books/practical-guide-designing-for-the-web

Cadence & Slang
http://cadence.cc/

Web form design - filling in the blanks
http://rosenfeldmedia.com/books/webforms/

Presenting:
Presentation Zen
http://www.amazon.com/Presentation-Zen-Simple-Design-Delivery/dp/0321525655/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1305034619&sr=8-1

Slide:ology
http://www.amazon.com/slide-ology-Science-Creating-Presentations/dp/0596522347/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1305034656&sr=1-1-spell

Information Architecture:
Information Architecture for the World Wide Web, Third Edition (the Polar Bear book)
http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596527341/

Action:
Schedule an irc bookclub session

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