This is reasonably useful - especially for anyone who has no formal design training.
However, my reason for two stars are the following:
UX is a broad area covering diverse topics such as psychology and user research among other things. It ain't just about what colour to make your website buttons. UX might relate to the sound a car door makes when closed, the texture of material used on aircraft seats, the design of your TV remote control or the lighting used in a showroom.
This book is not about UX. It's about a specific part of UX which is UI design. Furthermore, it's about a specific part of UI design which is almost exclusively about web/mobile. So if you are designing a web site or mobile app, then this book might be useful.
Unless you don't have much experience in web/mobile design, most of the stuff you read will be stuff you already know. "don't make buttons too small", "don't mix lots of typefaces", "don't use icons for the wrong purpose".
Some of it is highly subjective. For example, the author takes issue with using icons representing obsolete technologies like reel-to-reel tapes, and old-style telephones. The reel-to-reel tape that iOS use for voicemail is widely known: is he saying that Apple don't know how to do UI properly? The British traffic signs are considered a design classic, and feature many antiquated but widely recognised icons (speed camera for e.g). The point is about accepted recognition: most letters of the western alphabet were originally pictorial representations of everyday objects from about 3000 years ago, and the alphabet letters are fairly widely accepted and recognised by most 4 year olds.
This book does contain some useful information, but the kind that you can find easily all over the web, or might expect to be given in a free handout at a web design conference, not in a book costing £30.
Useful info for anyone new to UI design, but would argue it's too expensive. If you can buy it secondhand for less than £10 then do so. An hour later, after you've read it, you can resell it.
The real UX book you are probably looking for is "100 Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People" by Susan Weinschenk.
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101 UX Principles: A definitive design guide (English Edition) Kindle版
Will Grant is a British UI/UX expert and a digital product designer. He is a web technology entrepreneur with over 20 years' experience, leading teams (and products) at the intersection of technology and usability. After his Computer Science degree, Will trained with Jakob Nielsen and Bruce Tognazzini at the Nielsen Norman Group - the world leaders in usable design. Since then, Will has overseen the user experience and interaction design of several large-scale web sites and apps, reaching over a billion users in the process. Will is a design purist and obsessed with building beautiful, compelling, and familiar products that customers intuitively know how to use. --このテキストは、paperback版に関連付けられています。
- ASIN : B078TLPTSP
- 出版社 : Packt Publishing; 第1版 (2018/8/31)
- 発売日 : 2018/8/31
- 言語 : 英語
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- 本の長さ : 416ページ
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