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  • 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...

  • Double Your Money in Antiquesby George Grotz

    Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 15.00

    Popular antiques expert George Grotz reveals how to make real money in the antiques trade--must reading for every collector, auction-goer, and flea-market fanatic. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Design im Alltagby Gert Selle

    Campus Verlag 2007; US$ 15.47

    Diese und weitere Produkte (darunter ein weißer DINA4- Bogen, die Frankfurter Küche, der Volksempfänger, der VW-Käfer und das Handy) stellt Gert Selle in 18 Porträts vor. Er schildert die Umstände ihrer Erfindung und Produktion, den kulturhistorischen Kontext sowie die Aufnahme bei den Konsumenten und in der Öffentlichkeit. Dabei geht er davon aus,... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Dimensionen nachhaltiger Arbeitsplatzgestaltung - ein Konzeptentwurfby Nadja Büttner

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2011; US$ 13.45

    Neue technologische Möglichkeiten und ein fortschreitender gesellschaftlicher Wertewandel fordern traditionelle Konzepte der Arbeitswelt heraus, während Debatten über nachhaltige Entwicklung zunehmend an Popularität gewinnen. Das Concept for Sustainably Organised Work (CoSOW) versucht den oben genannten Umständen gerecht zu werden und liefert einen... more...

  • Responding to Chaosby David N Buck

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.95

    A celebration of a unique culture and its experience of design, this sensitive text is a timely examination of Japanese design at the start of a new century. The country's economic boom in the 1980s produced a surge of interest in land and building, and consequently in design in all its forms. From restaurant interiors to products, from private housing... more...

  • Mingei: Japan's Enduring Folk Artsby Amaury Saint-Gilles

    Tuttle Publishing 1990; US$ 14.95

    This book introduces 16 exquisite and interesting folk-art items, describing their origins, showing how they are made and used, and relating the background of myth and folklore associated with each. Illustrated with many line drawings and color photographs, Mingei offers readers a concise and informative introduction to a rich and varied artistic... 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...