An Experiment

Together with Jon Bell (whom you probably know from fuckjetpacks.com), I’ve been working on a trilogy of short books. Each is only forty pages long. Each is filled with essays on design (though some of the essays might be stretching the definition of the word «design»). And each is limited to a print run of 102 copies.

The first one is sold out, has been written and printed, and should be sent out shortly. We’re currently working on the second book. If you’d like to have a copy,1 you can get one here.


  1. As well as digital versions of all three books. back

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If you liked this, you'll love my book. It's called Designed for Use: Create Usable Interfaces for Applications and the Web. In it, I cover the whole design process, from user research and sketching to usability tests and A/B testing. But I don't just explain techniques, I also talk about concepts like discoverability, when and how to use animations, what we can learn from video games, and much more.

You can find out more about it (and order it directly, printed or as a DRM-free ebook) on the Pragmatic Programmers website. It's been translated to Chinese and Japanese.