Tuesday, October 17, 2006

A Better Stapler

Donald Norman:

Who would have thought it—a better stapler. This is a great example of how even the most mundane, commonplace commodity can be improved. Staplers look pretty simple and their design has not changed much, until now. Many’s the time I have had to redo a staple, pulling out the original, bad staple, and trying to do it right: push straight down, hard—but neither too slow nor too fast. Bah.

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