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  • Diversity and Designby Beth Tauke; Korydon Smith; Charles Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Diversity and Design explores how design - whether of products, buildings, landscapes, cities, media, or systems - affects diverse members of society. Fifteen case studies in television, marketing, product design, architecture, film, video games, and more, illustrate the profound, though often hidden, consequences design decisions and processes... more...

  • Style and Creativity in Designby Chiu-Shui Chan

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    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...

  • The Routledge Companion to Design Researchby Paul Rodgers; Joyce Yee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 240.00

    The Routledge Companion to Design Research offers a comprehensive examination of design research, celebrating the plurality of design research and the wide range of conceptual, methodological, technological and theoretical approaches evident in contemporary design research. This volume comprises 39 original and high quality design research chapters... more...

  • Ornament and Orderby Dr Rafael Schacter

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    Over the last forty years, graffiti and street-art have become a global phenomenon within the visual arts. Whilst they have increasingly been taken seriously by the art establishment (or perhaps the art market), their academic and popular examination still remains within old debates which argue over whether these acts are vandalism or art, and which... more...

  • Mies van der RoheThe Built Workby Carsten Krohn

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 98.00

    This essential and comprehensive Mies monograph focuses in its analysis on Mies? design intentions: it reconstructs the buildings in their orginal state, examines them from the present day persepctive and rediscovers the inspiring architecture of a great modern master.The book presents eighty of Mies' works in chronological order. more...

  • Mies van der Rohe. Das gebaute Werkby Carsten Krohn

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 98.00

    Diese grundlegende und umfassende Mies-Monografie betrachtet sein Werk von einem entwurfsbezogenen Standpunkt der Architektur aus: Sie rekonstruiert die Bauten in ihrem realisierten Zustand und sieht sie gleichsam auf Augenhöhe des heutigen Betrachters: als qualitätvolle und nach wie vor inspirierende Architektur eines großen Meisters... more...

  • Kybernetische Szenografieby Sandra Schramke

    transcript 2014; US$ 23.78

    Anfang der 1960er Jahre setzten Charles und Ray Eames ihre Ausstellungsarchitektur gezielt als Mittel zur Gestaltung von Raum, Zeit und Kommunikation ein. Durch Umsetzung zeitgenössischer kybernetischer Erkenntnisse zum Informationstransport und durch die Anwendung ausgewählter Ergebnisse aus Wahrnehmungsphysiologie, -psychologie und Kognitionswissenschaften... more...

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

    Springer London 2014; US$ 179.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Design and Anthropologyby Dr Jared Donovan; Dr Wendy Gunn; Professor Tim Ingold

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Design and Anthropology challenges conventional thinking regarding the nature of design and creativity, in a way that acknowledges the improvisatory skills and perceptual acuity of people. Combining theoretical investigations and documentation of practice based experiments, it addresses methodological questions concerning the re-conceptualisation... more...