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  • Gute Gestaltung 15 / Good Design 15by Deutscher Designer Club (DDC)

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 63.00

    Gute Gestaltung / Good Design 14 presents prizewinning designs from all disciplines. The works awarded prizes by the Deutscher Designer Club (DDC, German Designer Club) in its annual Gute Gestaltung (Good Design) competition demonstrate design excellence and skilful use of form. This book invites comparison, both within and between the... more...

  • Diversity and Designby Beth Tauke; Korydon Smith; Charles Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    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...

  • Primärfarben und Farbharmonieby Ulrike Boskamp

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2009; Not Available

    Die Farbe im Frankreich des 18. Jahrhunderts - ihre Theorie, ihre Bewertung und ihr Zusammenhang mit der Naturwissenschaft - ist Gegenstand der vorliegenden kunst- und kulturhistorischen Untersuchung. Ihr Ziel ist es, eine neue Sichtweise auf die Farbe in der französischen Kunst des 18. Jahrhunderts zu eröffnen und diese an Künstlern und Gemälden zu... 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...

  • The Semantic Turnby Klaus Krippendorff

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 115.95

    Responding to cultural demands for meaning, user-friendliness, and fun as well as the opportunities of the emerging information society, The Semantic Turn boldly outlines a new science for design that gives designers previously unavailable grounds on which to state their claims and validate their designs. It sets the stage by reviewing the history... more...

  • What Designers Knowby Bryan Lawson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    Each chapter deals with a different technique from which we can best represent and make explicit the forms of knowledge used by designers. The book explores whether design knowledge is special, and attempts to get to the root of where design knowledge comes from. Crucially, it focuses on how designers use drawings in communicating their ideas and how... more...

  • Becoming Designerby Esther Dudley; Stuart Mealing

    Intellect Books Ltd 2000; US$ 25.00

    Design Research is an area that is both current and growing, but texts on the subjects are in short supply. This book is a response to the vitality of discussion within journals and at conferences, and it intends to place Design Research in its rightful place at the heart of studio-based education and practice. Offering a valuable context within which... more...

  • The Designerby Rosemary Sassoon

    Intellect Books Ltd 2008; US$ 25.00

    Design is one of the most fast-paced fields in the art world, as professionals, students and teachers must reckon with new technologies before the older versions have much time to collect dust. In The Designer, Rosemary Sassoon surveys fifty years of change in the world of design, evaluating the skills that have been lost, how new techniques affect... more...

  • A Practical Guide to Teaching Design and Technology in the Secondary Schoolby Gwyneth Owen-Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 44.95

    Containing a wealth of practical activities and materials that provide excellent opportunities to analyse learning and performance within Design and Technology, this book also includes case studies and examples of existing good practice and a range of tried-and-tested strategies. Specially designed to be written in directly it provides a useful record... 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...