Advances in Affective and Pleasurable Design

Yong Gu Ji

CRC Press
Published July 17, 2012
Reference - 788 Pages - 335 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439871188 - CAT# K13258
Series: Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics Series

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  • Covers special approaches in affective and pleasurable design with emphasis on diversity, cultural and traditional contexts, and ergonomics and human factors
  • Focuses on design issues in product, service, and system development, human interface, emotional aspect in UX, and methodological issues in design and development
  • Examines emotional design approaches in diverse areas, i.e. biosignals, textiles, and clothing, and emerging technologies for human interaction in smart computing era


This volume discusses pleasurable design — a part of the traditional usability design and evaluation methodologies. The book emphasizes the importance of designing products and services to maximize user satisfaction. By combining this with traditional usability methods it increases the appeal of products and use of services.


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