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  • Dictionary of Ecodesignby Ken Yeang; Lillian Woo

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 75.00

    The first guide to the terminology of sustainable design. Written by an internationally renowned expert in the field, this illustrated dictionary provides over 1500 definitions and explanations of ecodesign terms. Providing a unique resource for the practitioner and student, this book leaves the reader free to 'dip' in and out of the book allowing... 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... more...

  • 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...

  • The Routledge Companion to Design Researchby Paul Rodgers; Joyce Yee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 220.00

    The Routledge Companion to Design Research offers a comprehensive examination of design research, celebrating the plurality of design research and the wide range of conceptual, methodological, technological and theoretical approaches evident in contemporary design research. This volume comprises 39 original and high quality design research... 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 2005; 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...

  • Becoming Designersby Esther Dudley; Stuart Mealing

    Intellect 2000; US$ 10.00

    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 2008; US$ 10.00

    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...

  • Visualizing Researchby Carole Gray

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 69.95

    A practical guide to research methods in art and design, explaining and assessing approaches most suited to creative disciplines. The book describes each stage of research and includes real project examples. more...