Nostalgia: A Product Designer’s Secret Weapon-Nir&Far
Published April 29, 2019
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    Nir’s Note: In this guest post, Ryan Hoover, contributing writer of my book Hooked, describes how nostalgia is used to drive attention and build an engaging product. Follow @rrhoover or visit his blog to read more about startups and product design.

    Remember pogs?

    Remember Tubthumping?

    Remember Nickelodeon GUTS?

    Now pause…

    How do you feel right now? Did reading those words stimulate any emotional reaction? Did it bring back memories? Excite you? Make you smile?

    You can read the Nir and Far blog post on: Nostalgia: A Product Designer’s Secret Weapon https://www.nirandfar.com/2014/01/nostalgia-a-product-designers-secret-weapon.html

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