In A Complex World, Products That Are Easy To Use Win Favour With Consumers This Is The First Book On The Topic Of Simplicity Aimed Specifically At Interaction Designers It Shows How To Drill Down And Simplify User Experiences When Designing Digital Tools And Applications With an uninspiring, slightly patronizing opening gambit and a dull magazine style format every other picture is a stock photo , Simple and Usable almost had me giving up It s a good thing I held on, though, because once it gets going, it provides a It s a very one sided book Sure, it offers a ton of nice advice on how to make things simpler, but NOT everything needs to be simpler Some of the examples were so forced silly that it really made me question the value of this text Bashing Adobe Photoshop for not being accessible to people wanting to edit family photos Guess what, it was made for professionals There is other photo retouching software on the market made specifically for home use Don t dumb down things that are made for power It s a very one sided book Sure, it offers a ton of nice advice on how to make things simpler, but NOT everything needs to be simple Fantastic book that made me re think all the projects I m working on I love that Colborne practices what he preaches his book is simple to read and presents useful processes in addition to theories Anyone making user interfaces for websites, apps or even appliances should read Nice book very simple and indeed usable It makes sense, in contrast to many other much thicker books on UX Actually it s tiny size is also big plus it can be read in one evening Unless you hope to become U