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  • Global Design Historyby Glenn Adamson; Giorgio Riello; Sarah Teasley

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 43.95

    Globalism is often discussed using abstract terms, such as ?networks? or ?flows? and usually in relation to recent history. Global Design History moves us past this limited view of globalism, broadening our sense of this key term in history and theory. Individual chapters focus our attention on objects, and the stories they can tell us about cultural... more...

  • Embracing Complexity in Designby Katerina Alexiou; Jeffrey Johnson; Theodore Zamenopoulos

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    Outlining state-of-the-art developments in the area of complexity and design, this book collates them into a unique and authoritative resource for both the design and complex systems communities. The book is based on research which focuses on a variety of different themes and domains, including architecture, engineering, environmental design, art,... more...

  • An Anthology of Theories and Models of Designby Amaresh Chakrabarti; Lucienne T. M. Blessing

    Springer London 2014; US$ 137.44

    This book gathers significant theories in engineering design: axiomatic design theory, domain theory and theory of technical systems; current models of design; research on processes, creativity and human behavior and philosophical foundations of design. more...

  • Style and Creativity in Designby Chiu-Shui Chan

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 91.98

    This book looks at causative reasons behind creative acts and stylistic expressions. It explores how creativity is initiated by design cognition and explains relationships between style and creativity. The book establishes a new cognitive theory of style and creativity in design and provides designers with insights into their own cognitive processes... more...

  • Designers Visionaries and Other Storiesby Jonathan Chapman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Designers, Visionaries and Other Stories unpacks the complex and crucial debates surrounding sustainable design to deliver a compelling manifesto for change, at a time of looming ecological crisis, mounting environmental legislation and limited progress. This is a book about sustainable design, by the leading sustainable design thinkers, for creative... more...

  • Design Historyby Hazel Conway

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95

    Hazel Conway introduces the student new to the subject to different areas of design history and shows some of the ways in which it can be studied and some of its delights and difficulties. No background knowledge of design history, art or architecture is assumed. more...

  • Integral Sustainable Designby Mark DeKay

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 64.95

    This book offers practical and theoretical tools for more effective sustainable design solutions and for communicating sustainable design ideas to today's diverse stakeholders. It uses Integral Theory to make sense of the many competing ideas in this area and offers a powerful conceptual framework for sustainable designers through the four main perspectives... more...

  • Digital Design for Print and Webby John DiMarco

    Wiley 2011; US$ 75.00 US$ 65.00

    The all-inclusive guide—from theory to practice—for print and Web design Any well-conceived print or Web design features the dynamic interplay between visual artistry and technical skill. It becomes important, therefore, for the designer to cultivate an aesthetic eye as well as develop a high degree of computer savvy. By combining... more...

  • Design and Ethicsby Emma Felton; Oksana Zelenko; Suzi Vaughan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    The value of design for contributing to environmental solutions and a sustainable future is increasingly recognised. It spans many spheres of everyday life, and the ethical dimension of design practice that considers environmental, social and economic sustainability is compelling. Approaches to design recognise design as a practice that can transform... more...

  • Designing To Avoid Disasterby Thomas Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    Recent catastrophic events, such as the I-35W bridge collapse, New Orleans flooding, the BP oil spill, Port au Prince's destruction by earthquake, Fukushima nuclear plant's devastation by tsunami, the Wall Street investment bank failures, and the housing foreclosure epidemic and the collapse of housing prices, all stem from what author Thomas Fisher... more...