I know there are lot of resources for examples of excellent interface design for web and mobile but I'm looking for some design patterns outside of those spheres. Preferably appliance type interfaces are what I'm looking for but anything will do.

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the design of everyday things by donald normal lists alot of good and poor ones.

ie doors where the push and pull is the same handle vs a flat surface to push and a bar to pull.

poor faucets vs good ones.

different cars and household appliances. there may be some industrial design books with some too

normans book

  • Thanks. Thats a great book, one of the first I read about interfaces. I am also looking for maybe a website where I can browse lots of examples. Sep 24, 2013 at 21:21

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