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  1. Design Research

    Synergies from Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Jesper Simonsen, Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt, Monika Büscher, John Damm Scheuer

    Design Research is a new interdisciplinary research area with a social science orientation at its heart, and this book explores how scientific knowledge can be put into practice in ways that are at once ethical, creative, helpful, and extraordinary in their results. In order to clarify the common...

    Published January 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Graphic Communication Handbook

    By Simon Downs

    Series: Media Practice

    The Graphic Communication Handbook is a comprehensive and detailed introduction to the theories and practices of the graphics industry. It traces the history and development of graphic design, explores issues that affect the industry, examines its analysis through communications theory, explains...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Net Works

    Case Studies in Web Art and Design

    By xtine burrough

    Net Works offers an inside look into the process of successfully developing thoughtful, innovative digital media. In many practice-based art texts and classrooms, technology is divorced from the socio-political concerns of those using it. Although there are many resources for media theorists,...

    Published July 27th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Spirit of Design

    Objects, Environment and Meaning

    By Stuart Walker

    Imaginative design will be a crucial factor in enacting sustainability in people's daily lives. Yet current design practice is trapped in consumerist cycles of innovation and production, making it difficult to imagine how we might develop a more meaningful and sustainable rendition of material...

    Published July 18th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Architecture of Information

    Architecture, Interaction Design and the Patterning of Digital Information

    By Martyn Dade-Robertson

    This book looks at relationships between the organization of physical objects in space and the organization of ideas. Historical, philosophical, psychological and architectural knowledge are united to develop an understanding of the relationship between information and its representation....

    Published May 25th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Computer Modelling for Sustainable Urban Design

    Physical Principles, Methods and Applications

    By Darren Robinson

    This is the first book to directly address the physics of urban sustainability and how urban sustainability may be modeled and optimized. Starting with an introduction to the importance and key aspects of the topic, it moves on to a detailed consideration of the urban climate and pedestrian comfort...

    Published March 30th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Lycra

    How A Fiber Shaped America

    By Kaori O'Connor

    Series: Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

    "The Anthropology of Stuff" is part of a new Series dedicated to innovative, unconventional ways to connect undergraduate students and their lived concerns about our social world to the power of social science ideas and evidence. Our goal with the project is to help spark social science...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Shaping Sustainable Fashion

    Changing the Way We Make and Use Clothes

    Edited by Alison Gwilt, Timo Rissanen

    The production, use and eventual disposal of most clothing is environmentally damaging, and many fashion and textile designers are becoming keen to employ more sustainable strategies in their work. This book provides a practical guide to the ways in which designers are creating fashion with less...

    Published January 27th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Integrated Design and Delivery Solutions

    Edited by Matthijs Prins, Robert Owen

    Series: Architectural Engineering and Design Management

    Integrated Design and Delivery Solutions (IDDS) represent a significant new research trajectory in the integration of architecture and construction through the rapid adoption of new processes. This book examines the ways in which collaboration and new methods of contracting and procurement enhance...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge