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  1. Visual Communication on the Web

    By xtine burrough, Paul Martin Lester

    Most web design books developed for the trade market are a series of exercises without a theoretical, aesthetic, or historic framework. In this book, Visual Communication on the Web, web design exercises are accompanied by concise introductions that relate history, design principles, and visual...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  2. An Introduction to Design and Culture

    1900 to the Present, 3rd Edition

    By Penny Sparke

    This third edition of An Introduction to Design and Culture has been revised and updated throughout to include issues of globalization, sustainability and digital/interactive design. New for this edition is a chapter which covers key changes in design culture. Design culture has changed...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  3. From Organisation to Decoration

    An Interiors Reader

    Edited by Graeme Brooker, Sally Stone

    From Organisation to Decoration: An Interiors Reader is a reader for students, scholars and practitioners interested in the theories, processes and principles of the aspects of the theory and practice of interior architecture, interior design and interior decoration. The book is divided into three...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Flagship Marketing

    Concepts and places

    Edited by Tony Kent, Reva Brown

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    Flagships are the physical apogee of consumerism, places where brand experiences are most defined and interactions with consumers are highly refined. This book marks the first comprehensive study of the concept of the flagship, bringing together a range of scholarly insights from the field,...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  5. How Architects Write

    By Tom Spector, Rebecca Damron

    This is the first writing reference book for designers. Whether you're an architect, landscape architect, interior designers, or an industrial designer How Architects Write shows you the interdependence of writing and design. Authors Tom Spector and Rebecca Damron present typical writing...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Diagramming the Big Idea

    Methods for Architectural Composition

    By Jeffrey Balmer, Michael T. Swisher

    As a beginning design student, you need to learn to think like a designer, to visualize ideas and concepts, as well as objects. In Diagramming the Big Idea, Jeffrey Balmer and Michael T. Swisher illustrate how you can create and use diagrams to clarify your understanding of both particular projects...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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