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- 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...
- F+W Media 2015; US$ 29.99
Minimalist design--maximum style! In the middle of the last century, a new generation of designers sought to render furniture to its most essential forms. In doing so, they created timeless designs that defined Mid-Century Modern Style. From the sleek geometric lines of Bauhaus-inspired design to the sculptural shapes of Danish masters, this furniture... more...
- F+W Media 2015; US$ 27.50
Have you always wanted to upcycle a chair, revamp a stool or make your own headboard but had no idea where to start or thought it was way too difficult? Then this is the book for you! It will take you by the hand and guide you through the techniques you need to give an unloved piece of furniture a new lease of life. The ten step-by-step projects... more...
- F+W Media 2015; US$ 24.99
Modern DIY Upholstery shows the hobby sewer or complete newcomer how to make the leap into home upholstery taking you gently by the hand, demonstrating the simple techniques you need to bring your love of fabric to upholstered items for the home. Not a dry, highly technical professional upholstery manual, this bright and accessible book presents... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 56.00
Stauss is the winner of the 2015 Stankowski Prize. The foundation's mission is to highlight the unity of art and design. Kilian Strauss uses an interdisciplinary approach in working in the areas of product, graphic, and interior design as well as interface design, signage, furniture design and teaching, and fully embodies this mission.... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00
This book looks at causative reasons behind creative acts and stylistic expressions. It explores how creativity is initiated by design cognition and explains relationships between style and creativity. The book establishes a new cognitive theory of style and creativity in design and provides designers with insights into their own cognitive processes... more...
- Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50
Des poteries sumériennes antiques aux verres teintés de Tiffany, les arts décoratifs constituent une part importante de la vie des hommes depuis des générations. Alors que les beaux-arts demeurent davantage dans les galeries et les musées, les arts décoratifs sont ceux de la vie de tous les jours, associant la beauté à la fonctionnalité, le prosaïque... more...
- 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...
- Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
This Japanese design book presents the arts, aesthetics and culture of Japan with over 160 stunning color photos and extensive historical and cultural commentary . The Japanese sensibility often possesses an intuitive, emotional appeal, whether it's a silk kimono, a carefully raked garden path, an architectural marvel, a teapot, or a contemporary... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
Based on an in-depth ethnographic study working with some of the worlds most influential Independent Public Artists, this book takes a completely new approach. Placing these illicit aesthetic practices within a broader historical, political, and aesthetic context, it argues that they are in fact both intrinsically ornamental (working within a... more...