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  • 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...

  • How Designers Thinkby Bryan Lawson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    How Designers Think is based on Bryan Lawson's many observations of designers at work, interviews with designers and their clients and collaborators. This extended work is the culmination of forty years' research and shows the belief that we all can, and do, design, and that we can learn to design better. The creative mind continues to have the power... 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...

  • Designers Visionaries and Other Storiesby Jonathan Chapman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Designers, Visionaries and Other Stories unpacks the complex and crucial debates surrounding sustainable design to deliver a compelling manifesto for change, at a time of looming ecological crisis, mounting environmental legislation and limited progress. This is a book about sustainable design, by the leading sustainable design thinkers, for creative... more...

  • Visualizing Researchby Julian Malins; Professor Carole Gray

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; 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...

  • Embracing Complexity in Designby Katerina Alexiou; Jeffrey Johnson; Theodore Zamenopoulos

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 140.00

    Outlining state-of-the-art developments in the area of complexity and design, this book collates them into a unique and authoritative resource for both the design and complex systems communities. The book is based on research which focuses on a variety of different themes and domains, including architecture, engineering, environmental design, art,... more...

  • Design Integrationsby Sharon Poggenpohl; Keiichi Sato

    Intellect 2009; US$ 20.00

    Design is changing, and to educate the next generation of designers, these changes need to be addressed. In light of the growing role research and interdisciplinary collaboration play in contemporary design performance, Design Integrations calls for an innovative shake up in design education. Poggenpohl asserts that design research is developed through... more...

  • Designing Modern Germanyby Jeremy Aynsley

    Reaktion Books 2009; US$ 35.00

    German design and architecture reflects the country?s rich and fraught political history in its structure and aesthetic philosophy. Jeremy Aynsley now offers an in-depth study of this relationship between German history and design since 1870 and the compl more...