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  • Design Educationby Dr Philippa Lyon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Embracing the richness, complexity and possibilities of learning and teaching in design, Design Education takes the vantage point of the 'outsider' and explores what makes design so compulsively fascinating for those who teach and study it. Through more than 40 projects, from design students' use of archives and museum collections to the potential... more...

  • Arts & Craftsby Oscar Lovell Triggs

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    ?Bewahren Sie nichts in Ihren Häusern auf, was Sie nicht als nützlich erachten oder wirklich schön finden.? Allein dieses Zitat von William Morris könnte schon als erklärende Zusammenfassung der Arts and Crafts-Bewegung dienen, die in England eine Reform des Kunstgewerbes hervorrief. Diese von John Ruskin gegründete und von William Morris erst richtig... more...

  • Le Mouvement Arts & Craftsby Oscar Lovell Triggs

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    « N?ayez rien dans vos maisons que vous ne considérez pas utile ou croyez être beau. » Cette citation de William Morris pourrait résumer à elle seule les Arts & Crafts, mouvement unique qui, en Angleterre, provoqua une véritable réforme des arts appliqués. Fondés par John Ruskin, puis véritablement mis en ?uvre par William Morris, les Arts & Crafts... more...

  • The Arts & Crafts Movementby Oscar Lovell Triggs

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    ?Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.? This quote alone from William Morris could summarise the ideology of the Arts & Crafts movement, which triggered a veritable reform in the applied arts in England. Founded by John Ruskin, then put into practice by William Morris, the Arts & Crafts movement promoted... more...

  • Things Thaiby Tanistha Dansilp; Michael Freeman

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 19.95

    Things Thai presents over 60 different items from Thailand along with extensive cultural and historical background information. Each is a collectible in its own right, and has some cultural relevance or a story to tell. Each object, be it a work of art, an emblem or something more everyday, represents an aspect of Thai life. Some items are devotional... 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...

  • Tips, Tools & Techniques to Care for Antiques, Collectibles, and Other Treasuresby Georgia Kemp Caraway

    University of North Texas Press 2012; US$ 11.96

    What common baking ingredient can conceal white rings on furniture? (Crushed pecans.) How do you detect a repair in a pottery vase you want to buy? (Look at it under a black light.) What?s the best way to remove water damage from your great-grandfather?s Bible? (Put it in your freezer.) Answers to these questions and many more are included in this... more...

  • Son of Serge Bastardeby John Dummer

    Summersdale 2012; US$ 9.99

    The roguish Serge Bastarde teaches John the tricks of the French antique trade?a must for Francophiles We sat and stared balefully at the walnut buffet. A rich customer had complained it was "making strange noises in the night." It was around midnight and we strained our ears to hear, hardly daring to breathe. And there it was?a kind of crunch,... more...

  • Buying & Selling Antiques & Collectiblesby Joan Bingham; Don Bingham

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95

    Written for both beginners and experienced collectors, this antiques guide provides descriptions of some of the more prized antiques and collectibles, and explains how to find them and how to resell them. How can you recognize depression glass? How do you find valuable antiques at garage sales? And how can you get into the antiques business yourself?... 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...