What results when 29 interaction design students have the opportunity to contribute to an IxD-focused book list? The result is the following list, comprising of texts that reveal the unexpected, inspired, and diligent state of mind for these MFA candidates in interaction design.
Happy new year!
Internal Time: Chronotypes, Social Jet Lag, and Why You’re So Tired, Till Roenneberg
Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness, Richard Thaler, Cass Sunstein
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, Charles Duhigg
Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, Chip Heath, Dan Heath
Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman
Time Maps: Collective Memory and the Social Shape of the Past, Eviatar Zerubavel
Zen of Seeing: Seeing/Drawing as Meditation, Frederick Franck
CONSUMPTION AND SUSTAINABILITY
How Much is Enough?: Money and the Good Life, Robert Skidelsky
What’s Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption, Rachel Botsman, Roo Rogers
Computers as Theatre, Brenda Laurel
If There Ever Was, Robert Blackson