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Modernism in Design

Ten new and important essays on design cover Modernism's fortunes in Germany, Italy, Sweden,...

Dutch Design: A History

Mienke Simon Thomas details the groundbreaking accomplishments and popular products of Dutch design...

Designing Modern Germany

German design and architecture reflects the country’s rich and fraught political history in its...

Designing Modern Britain

Employing numerous examples of classic British design, Designing Modern Britain delves into the...

Design for Society

Although design has become eminently newsworthy among the general public in our society, there is...

Sensuous Surfaces: The Decorative Object in Early Modern China

Sensuous Surfaces

The Decorative Object in Early Modern China


With Sensuous Surfaces , Jonathan Hay offers one of the most richly illustrated and in-depth...

Design Creativity 2010

What is ‘design creativity’? It is impossible to answer this question without considering why human...

Smart Design: First International Conference Proceedings

Smart Design

First International Conference Proceedings


Good product designs merge materials, technology and hardware into a unified user experience; one...

An Anthology of Theories and Models of Design: Philosophy, Approaches and Empirical Explorations

This book gathers significant theories in engineering design: axiomatic design theory, domain theory...

Tips, Tools & Techniques to Care for Antiques, Collectibles, and Other Treasures

What common baking ingredient can conceal white rings on furniture? (Crushed pecans.) How do you...