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

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 18.95

    Written for both beginners and experienced collectors, this guide provides descriptions of some of the more prized antiques and collectibles, and explains how to find them and how to resell them. The Binghams offer insiders' tips on cleaning and repair, auction strategies, how to set up displays and how to find the best markets for your wares. Buying... more...

  • Design durch Gebrauchby Uta Brandes; Sonja Stich; Miriam Wender

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 53.50

    Diese Publikation erforscht und analysiert eine ganz besondere Form von Design: Das ebenso normale wie wunderbare Phänomen, dass Menschen ohne Designanspruch bereits gestaltete Dinge umnutzen, anders nutzen, im besten Sinne «missbrauchen». more...

  • Limited Editionby Sophie Lovell

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 83.95

    Limited Edition is the new phenomenon in furniture design. With prototypes, one-offs and limited product lines, designers are making furniture objects outside of, and parallel to, the industrial manufacturing system. This book documents this new phenomenon in meticulous investigative essays and presents a fascinating collection of works. more...

  • Die semantische Wendeby Klaus Krippendorff

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 69.00

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  • Patternby Andrea Gleiniger; Georg Vrachliotis; Andrea Gleiniger; Georg Vrachliotis

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 32.00

    Hochkomplexe Muster beruhen auf einfachen Regeln. Muster und Musterbildung bekommen heute als Grundlage der Systematisierung und der Beschreibung hochkomplexer Vorgänge und Phänomene eine neue, zentrale Bedeutung. Welche Vorstellung von Muster muss im derzeitigen Architekturdiskurs verwendet werden? more...

  • Digitale Welt und Gestaltungby Tomás Maldonado

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 48.95

    An den Design- und Kunst-Hochschulen im deutschen Sprachraum wird das Designstudium zur wissenschaftlichen Disziplin. Der wohl einflussreichste Akteur in diesem Umfeld ist Tomás Maldonado. Dieser Band enthält eine Auswahl seiner wichtigsten Essays zu Problemen von Umwelt und Gestaltung, moderner Zivilisation, Technologie und Kultur. more...

  • Access for Allby Wolfgang Christ

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 62.95

    Erschließung und auch Barrierefreiheit sind zentrale Themen in der Architektur und im Urbanismus. Zugang oder Access ist heute auch ein Schlüsselbegriff in anderen Bereichen wie Wissen und Bildung, Gesundheitswesen usw. Dieser Titel widmet sich dem Themader Zugänge in Architektur, Städtebau und angrenzenden Disziplinen. more...

  • Wörterbuch Designby Michael Erlhoff; Timothy Marshall

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 62.95

    This dictionary provides a stimulating and categorial foundation for a serious international discourse on design. It is a handbook for everyone concerned with design in career or education, who is interested in it, enjoys it, and wishes to understand it. Covers and defines some 270 terms. more...

  • Design Dictionaryby Michael Erlhoff; Timothy Marshall; Laura Bruce; Steven Lindberg

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 62.95

    This dictionary provides a stimulating and categorial foundation for a serious international discourse on design. It is a handbook for everyone concerned with design in career or education, who is interested in it, enjoys it, and wishes to understand it. Covers and defines some 270 terms. more...

  • Design Disastersby Steven Heller

    Allworth Press 2008; US$ 24.95

    The thrill of victory…the agony of defeat.  We're not talking about just any failure. Design failure. So public. So humiliating. How do designers who are really, really good (we swear!) turn a disaster into a triumph? Read this book and find out, as dozens of top names reveal the heartbreaking—and sometimes hilarious—mistakes they have made and talk... more...