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  1. Global Design History

    Edited by Glenn Adamson, Giorgio Riello, Sarah Teasley

    Globalism is often discussed using abstract terms, such as ‘networks’ or ‘flows’ and usually in relation to recent history. Global Design History moves us past this limited view of globalism, broadening our sense of this key term in history and theory. Individual chapters focus our attention on...

    Published March 4th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Design Culture Reader

    Edited by Ben Highmore

    Design is part of ordinary, everyday life, to be found in every room in every building in the world. While we may tend to think of design in terms of highly desirable objects, this book encourages us to think about design as ubiquitous (from plumbing to television) and as an agent of social change...

    Published August 8th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Design: The Key Concepts

    By Catherine McDermott

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    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...

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge