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  • Becoming Designersby Esther Dudley; Stuart Mealing

    Intellect 2000; US$ 10.00

    Design Research is an area that is both current and growing, but texts on the subjects are in short supply. This book is a response to the vitality of discussion within journals and at conferences, and it intends to place Design Research in its rightful place at the heart of studio-based education and practice. Offering a valuable context within which... more...

  • Design Dictionaryby Michael Erlhoff; Timothy Marshall; Laura Bruce; Steven Lindberg

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 62.95

    This dictionary provides a stimulating and categorial foundation for a serious international discourse on design. It is a handbook for everyone concerned with design in career or education, who is interested in it, enjoys it, and wishes to understand it. Covers and defines some 270 terms. more...

  • Design Educationby Dr Philippa Lyon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Embracing the richness, complexity and possibilities of learning and teaching in design, Design Education takes the vantage point of the 'outsider' and explores what makes design so compulsively fascinating for those who teach and study it. Through more than 40 projects, from design students' use of archives and museum collections to the potential... more...

  • Design Integrationsby Sharon Poggenpohl; Keiichi Sato

    Intellect 2009; US$ 20.00

    Design is changing, and to educate the next generation of designers, these changes need to be addressed. In light of the growing role research and interdisciplinary collaboration play in contemporary design performance, Design Integrations calls for an innovative shake up in design education. Poggenpohl asserts that design research is developed through... more...

  • Design als Wissenskulturby Claudia Mareis

    transcript 2014; US$ 34.60

    Design gilt zunehmend als autonome Wissenskultur. Diese Sichtweise folgt einerseits epistemologischen Prämissen, andererseits befördert sie strategische Interessen hinsichtlich der disziplinären Autonomie des Feldes. Dabei werden die demarkierten Grenzen zwischen Design, Kunst und Wissenschaft in Frage gestellt und unter dem Leitmotiv eines Design... more...

  • The Graphic Designer's Guide to Better Business Writingby Ruth Cash-Smith; Barbara Janoff

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    Visual-thinking graphic designers sometimes struggle to express themselves clearly and effectively in writing. Now there?s help! The Graphic Designer?s Guide to Better Business Writing teaches graphic designers how to write compelling business communications. Created especially to address the needs of graphic designers, this handy guide breaks the... more...

  • KURT 3by Alois M. Müller; Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 44.95


  • Made in Utopia - Briefing für das Design der Zukunftby Bastian Prillwitz

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 9.25

    Den Designern wird immer noch die Rolle als gesellschaftlicher Schrittmacher einer besseren Zukunft zugetraut. Oder sollte man sagen: wieder zugetraut? Bislang ist es ihnen nicht gelungen die Position innerhalb der Gesellschaft einzunehmen, die sie beanspruchen. Designkultur ist oft nur Designkult. Design wird außerhalb der Designszene vor allem als... more...

  • Smart Designby Philip Breedon

    Springer London 2012; US$ 199.00

    Good product designs merge materials, technology and hardware into a unified user experience; one where the technology recedes into the background and people benefit from the capabilities and experiences available. By focusing on functional gain, critical awareness and emotive connection, even the most multifaceted and complex technology can be made... more...

  • The Strategic Designerby David Holston

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 24.99

    THE DESIGN PROFESSION HAS BEEN ASKING ITSELF SOME IMPORTANT QUESTIONS LATELY. How do designers deal with the increasing complexity of design problems? How do designers become co-creators with clients and audiences? How do designers prove their value to business? The transition has been happening for a while now: Design is no longer solely concerned... more...