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

    Springer London 2014; Not Available

    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...

  • Better Make It Real: Creating Authenticity in an Increasingly Fake Worldby Jill Morin

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 64.00

    For the first time in recent history, trust is as important to corporate reputation as quality of products and services, according to the 2010 Edelman Trust Barometer. Still, nearly 70 percent of people say that organizations will revert to "business as usual" once the economy recovers. Moreover, U.S. job satisfaction is at a 22-year-low, according... more...

  • Design: The Key Conceptsby Catherine McDermott

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 34.95

    This is the essential student?s guide to Design ? its practice, its theory and its history. Drawing from a wide range of international examples, respected design writer Catherine McDermott explores key topics including: international design ? from Europe to Africa design history ? from Art Nouveau to punk sustainable design, recycling and green... more...

  • Design: A Very Short Introductionby John Heskett

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 7.99

    This book will transform the way you think about design by showing how integral it is to our daily lives, from the spoon we use to eat our breakfast cereal to the medical equipment used to save lives. John Heskett goes beyond style and taste to look at how different cultures and individuals personalise objects. 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...

  • Design Is The Problemby Nathan Shedroff

    Rosenfeld Media 2011; US$ 22.00

    Design makes a tremendous impact on the produced world in terms of usability, resources, understanding, and priorities. What we produce, how we serve customers and other stakeholders, and even how we understand how the world works is all affected by the design of models and solutions. Designers have an unprecedented opportunity to use their skills... more...

  • Design Is The Problemby Nathan Shedroff

    Rosenfeld Media 2011; US$ 22.00

    Design makes a tremendous impact on the produced world in terms of usability, resources, understanding, and priorities. What we produce, how we serve customers and other stakeholders, and even how we understand how the world works is all affected by the design of models and solutions. Designers have an unprecedented opportunity to use their skills... 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...

  • 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 for Emotionby Trevor van Gorp; Edie Adams

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 34.95

    Design for Emotion introduces you to the why, what, when, where and how of designing for emotion. Improve user connection, satisfaction and loyalty by incorporating emotion and personality into your design process. The conscious and unconscious origins of emotions are explained, while real-world examples show how the design you create affects the... more...