How Design Makes the World

How Design Makes the World

How Design Makes the World

By Scott Berkun

In How Design Makes The World, bestselling author Scott Berkun reveals how designers have succeeded and failed us. From the aeroplane armrest to the Facebook “like” button, and everything in between, Berkun offers a new way to think about the world around you.

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Everything you use, from your home to your smartphone, from highways to supermarkets, was designed by someone. What did they get right? Where did they go wrong? And what can we learn from how these experts think that can help us improve our own lives?

In How Design Makes The World, bestselling author and designer Scott Berkun reveals how designers, from software engineers to city planners, have succeeded and failed us. From the airplane armrest to the Facebook โ€œlikeโ€ button, and everything in between, Berkun shows how design helps or hinders everyone, and offers a new way to think about the world around you.

Whether you spend time in a studio or a boardroom, an office or the outdoors, How Design Makes the World empowers you to ask better questionsโ€”and to understand the designs in everything that matters.