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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 65.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 60.95
What is design? What are the main design disciplines, and how do they interrelate? How does design theory and context help you improve your studio work? What do you need to know by the end of your course to get a good career? What can you do to become a knowledgeable designer and improve your skills so that you stand out from the crowd? Whether... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 94.79
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 245.00
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...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 76.22
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. Approximately... more...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 76.22
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...
- Springer London 2014; US$ 141.65
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...
- 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...
- Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 52.25
Bereits mit seiner Diplomarbeit an der Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm «Über den Zeichen- und Symbolcharakter von Gegenständen» hatte Klaus Krippendorff den Grundstein dafür gelegt, was heute weltweit als der Kern von Design-Theorie angesehen wird. Als Ergebnis jahrzehntelanger Forschung legt der Autor in dieser Publikation jetzt die ultimative... more...
- 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...