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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 58 new and published books in the subject of Design — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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 25th 2009 by Taylor & Francis

  2. 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 27th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Design Management for Sustainability

    By Stephen Emmitt

    Series: Architectural Engineering and Design Management

    Building on the special edition Aspects of Design Management (Volume 3:1, 2007), this publication brings together the rapidly developing field of design management with that of environmental sustainability. Eight articles drawn from around the world help to provide some critical insights into the...

    Published May 18th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Digital Painting in Photoshop

    By Susan Ruddick Bloom

    Have you ever considered using Photoshop to create fine art?Photoshop is usually used for enhancing photos, but this extremely powerful software package is capable of so much more. Every feature, from brushes to background, can be customised and optimised for artistic effect. With a little guidance...

    Published February 1st 2009 by Focal Press

  5. Whole System Design

    An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Engineering

    By Peter Stansinoupolos, Michael H Smith, Karlson Hargroves, Cheryl Desha

    Whole System Design is increasingly being seen as one of the most cost-effective ways to both increase the productivity and reduce the negative environmental impacts of an engineered system. A focus on design is critical, as the output from this stage of the project locks in most of the economic...

    Published December 18th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Architecture Through Drawing

    2nd Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    This second edition is fully revised and updated and includes new chapters on sustainability, history and archaeology, designing through drawing and drawing in architectural practice. The book introduces design and graphic techniques aimed to help designers increase their understanding of buildings...

    Published September 4th 2008 by Taylor & Francis

  7. Positive Development

    From Vicious Circles to Virtuous Cycles through Built Environment Design

    By Janis Birkeland

    Janis Birkeland presents the innovative new paradigm of 'Positive Development' in which the built environment provides greater life quality, health, amenity and safety for all without sacrificing resources or money. With a different form of design, development itself can become a 'sustainability...

    Published August 19th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Choosing Safety

    "A Guide to Using Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Decision Analysis in Complex, High-Consequence Systems"

    By Michael V. Dr Frank

    The technological age has seen a range of catastrophic and preventable failures, often as a result of decisions that did not appropriately consider safety as a factor in design and engineering. Through more than a dozen practical examples from the author?s experience in nuclear power, aerospace,...

    Published August 18th 2008 by Routledge

  9. 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 7th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

    Design Journeys

    By Kate Fletcher

    Sustainable Fashion and Textiles: Design Journeys brings together for the first time information about lifecycle sustainability impacts of fashion and textiles, practical alternatives, design concepts and social innovation. It challenges existing ideas about the scope and potential of...

    Published March 13th 2008 by Routledge