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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 69 new and published books in the subject of Design — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Decoding Theoryspeak

    An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Theory

    By Enn Ots

    Existentialism; Urbanism; Aporia; Deontic; Tabula Rasa; Hyperspace; Heterotopia; Metareality; Structuralism… What does it all mean? The unique language used in architectural theory – both in speech and writing – can appear daunting and confusing, particularly to new architectural...

    Published September 15th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Theatre and Performance Design

    A Reader in Scenography

    By Jane Collins, Andrew Nisbet

    Theatre and Performance Design: A Reader in Scenography is an essential resource for those interested in the visual composition of performance and related scenographic practices. Theatre and performance studies, cultural theory, fine art, philosophy and the social sciences are brought...

    Published March 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  6. Designing for Re-Use

    The Life of Consumer Packaging

    By Tom Fisher, Janet Shipton

    Packaging is ephemeral - its purpose is to be 'wasted' once we've removed the product it contains. Whilst we are encouraged to 'reduce, re-use and recycle', Designing for Re-Use proposes that domestic re-use is the 'Cinderella' of this trinity, because it is under researched and little understood....

    Published December 9th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Overlooking the Visual

    Demystifying the Art of Design

    By Kathryn Moore

    Making tangible connections between theory and practice, ideas and form, this book encourages debate about the artistic, conceptual, and cultural significance of the way things look. What are the metaphysical concepts at the heart of design education, theory, and philosophy? Why do we assume that...

    Published November 30th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Embracing Complexity in Design

    Edited by Katerina Alexiou, Jeffrey Johnson, Theodore Zamenopoulos

    Outlining state-of-the-art developments in the area of complexity and design, this book collates them into a unique and authoritative resource for both the design and complex systems communities. The book is based on research which focuses on a variety of different themes and domains, including...

    Published September 4th 2009 by Routledge

  9. About Designing

    Analysing Design Meetings

    Edited by Janet McDonnell, Peter Lloyd

    The twenty-one contributions to About: Designing draw on a rich variety of methodological positions, research backgrounds and design disciplines including architecture, product design, engineering, applied linguistics, communication studies, cognitive psychology, and discourse studies. Collectively...

    Published June 26th 2009 by CRC Press

  10. Design Activism

    Beautiful Strangeness for a Sustainable World

    By Alastair Fuad-Luke

    Design academics and practitioners are facing a multiplicity of challenges in a dynamic, complex, world moving faster than the current design paradigm which is largely tied to the values and imperatives of commercial enterprise. Current education and practice need to evolve to ensure that the...

    Published May 28th 2009 by Routledge