Bruce Sterling published this list of “Seriously With-It Design Books” on his wired.com blog. Unfortunately it would take me about twenty years to get around to reading all the ones in this list that I haven’t read yet…
I spoke at an internal Microsoft conference last week about why user experience matters. I promised a list of where to read more about user experience. I’ve finally fulfilled my promise for a bibliography–I created a Listmania starter list on Amazon. You can read the list here.
There aren’t exactly any household names in the Experience Design world, but one of the bigger names is rumored to have died yesterday. Jef Raskin is credited as the creator of the Apple Macintosh and the Canon Cat. He also wrote an influential book, The Humane Interface. It’s on my Recommended Reading list (which I haven’t gotten around to posting here yet.)
The related news story is here.
His site is here.