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  • The Politics of Knowledge Work in the Post-Industrial Cultureby René Stettler

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 54.00

    Im Buch werden sorgfältige Untersuchungen der Praktiken, Art und Theorie der postindustriellen Arbeit vorgestellt, die sich in den geisteswissenschaftlichen- und kunst-basierten öffentlichen Dialogen wiederspiegelt, die von der Kulturarbeit gefördert werden. Aufgrund der weitreichenden Vernachlässigung von utopischem Denken in der Hauptrichtung... more...

  • Design Historyby Hazel Conway

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95

    Hazel Conway introduces the student new to the subject to different areas of design history and shows some of the ways in which it can be studied and some of its delights and difficulties. No background knowledge of design history, art or architecture is assumed. more...

  • The Semantic Turnby Klaus Krippendorff

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 115.95

    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...

  • How Designers Thinkby Bryan Lawson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 59.95

    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 Designerby Esther Dudley; Stuart Mealing

    Intellect Books Ltd 2000; US$ 25.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Designerby Rosemary Sassoon

    Intellect Books Ltd 2008; US$ 25.00

    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...

  • Design: A Very Short Introductionby John Heskett

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 7.99

    This book will transform the way you think about design by showing how integral it is to our daily lives, from the spoon we use to eat our breakfast cereal to the medical equipment used to save lives. John Heskett goes beyond style and taste to look at how different cultures and individuals personalise objects. 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...