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  • An Introduction to Design and Cultureby Penny Sparke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    This third edition of An Introduction to Design and Culture has been revised and updated throughout to include issues of globalization, sustainability and digital/interactive design. New for this edition is a chapter which covers key changes in design culture. Design culture has changed dramatically in the 21st century, the designer-hero is... more...

  • Rethinking Aestheticsby Ritu Bhatt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Rethinking Aesthetics is the first book to bring together prominent voices in the fields of architecture, philosophy, aesthetics, and cognitive sciences to ask you to radically rethink the relationship between body and design. more...

  • The Antiques Magpieby Marc Allum

    Icon Books 2013; US$ 11.65

    From the mythical artefacts of the ancient world to prized 80s pop memorabilia ? and the dedicated collectors who revere these objects ? The Antiques Magpie brings together a treasure trove of stories, anecdotes and facts from the wonderful world of antiques. The Antiques Magpie divulges closely-guarded insider tips on how to discover fakes and forgeries;... more...

  • The Graphic Designer's Guide to Better Business Writingby Ruth Cash-Smith; Barbara Janoff

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    Visual-thinking graphic designers sometimes struggle to express themselves clearly and effectively in writing. Now there?s help! The Graphic Designer?s Guide to Better Business Writing teaches graphic designers how to write compelling business communications. Created especially to address the needs of graphic designers, this handy guide breaks the... more...

  • Irlandby Markus Bäuchle

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 11.56

    Grüne Wiesen, Schafe, Whiskey, bunte Cottages und freundliche, redselige Menschen mit viel Zeit. Kein Land in Europa provozierte so viele Wohlfühl-Klischees wie Irland, die grüne Insel im Atlantik. Markus Bäuchle kennt das kleine Land mit der bewegten Geschichte seit Ende der 1970er Jahre. Im Jahr 2000 siedelte er auf die Insel über. Er hat das traditionelle... more...

  • Geometric Symmetry in Patterns and Tilingsby C E Horne

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 255.00

    This book encompasses a wide range of mathematical concepts relating to regularly repeating surface decoration from basic principles of symmetry to more complex issues of graph theory, group theory and topology. It presents a comprehensive means of classifying and constructing patterns and tilings. The classification of designs is investigated and... more...

  • Design Historyby Dr Hazel Conway; Hazel Conway

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95

    Introductory text which guides the student of design history through the delights and difficulties of the subject, highlighting various approaches to study. more...

  • Reading Imagesby Gunther Kress; Theo Van Leeuwen

    Routledge 2005; US$ 48.95

    A comprehensive account of the grammar of visual design. Draws on examples from children's drawings to textbook illustrations, photo-journalism to fine art, as well as three-dimensional forms such as sculpture to examine how images convey meaning. more...

  • The Semantic Turnby Klaus Krippendorff

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 109.95

    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...