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  1. Design Management

    Exploring Fieldwork and Applications

    Edited by Robert Jerrard, David Hands

    Quantifying and assessing the value of an organization’s design department can be problematic. The tools traditionally used by auditors are usually insufficient to ‘measure’ either the value of design projects or their influence within an organization. This book demystifies the design development...

    Published September 10th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Designers Visionaries and Other Stories

    A Collection of Sustainable Design Essays

    By Jonathan Chapman, Nick Gant

    Designers, Visionaries and Other Stories unpacks the complex and crucial debates surrounding sustainable design to deliver a compelling manifesto for change, at a time of looming ecological crisis, mounting environmental legislation and limited progress. This is a book about sustainable design, by...

    Published August 19th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Fashion Theory

    A Reader

    Edited by Malcolm Barnard

    Series: Routledge Student Readers

    From its beginnings in the fifteenth century, intensified interest in fashion and the study of fashion over the last thirty years has led to a vast and varied literature on the subject. This collection of essays surveys and contextualizes the ways in which a wide range of disciplines have used&...

    Published May 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable by Design

    Explorations in Theory and Practice

    By Stuart Walker

    To advance the subject of design one has to engage in the activity of designing. Sustainable by Design offers a compelling and innovative, design-centred approach that explores both the meaning and practice of sustainable design. Walker explores the design process in the context of sustainability,...

    Published August 31st 2006 by Routledge

  5. Japanese Modernisation and Mingei Theory

    Cultural Nationalism and Oriental Orientalism

    By Yuko Kikuchi

    Conceptualised in 1920s Japan by Yanagi Sôetsu, the Mingei movement has spread world wide since the 1950s, creating phenomena as diverse as Mingei museums, Mingei connoisseurs and collectors, Mingei shops and Mingei restaurants. The theory, at its core and its adaptation by Bernard Leach, has long...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Crossing Design Boundaries

    Proceedings of the 3rd Engineering & Product Design Education International Conference, 15-16 September 2005, Edinburgh, UK

    Edited by Paul Rodgers, Libby Brodhurst, Duncan Hepburn

    This book presents over 100 papers from the 3rd Engineering & Product Design Education International Conference dedicated to the subject of exploring novel approaches in product design education. The theme of the book is "Crossing Design Boundaries" which reflects the editors’ wish to...

    Published November 9th 2005 by CRC Press

  7. Emotionally Durable Design

    Objects, Experiences and Empathy

    By Jonathan Chapman

    In today's unsustainable world of goods, where products are desired, purchased, briefly used and then promptly landfilled to make way for more, consumption and waste are rapidly spiralling out of control with truly devastating ecological consequences. Why do we, as a consumer society, have such...

    Published June 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  8. Urban Avant-Gardes

    Art, Architecture and Change

    By Malcolm Miles

    Urban Avant-Gardes presents original research on a range of recent contemporary practices in and between art and architecture giving perspectives from a wide range of disciplines in the arts, humanities and social sciences that are seldom juxtaposed, it questions many assumptions and accepted...

    Published February 25th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Art in World History 2 Vols

    By Hollingsworth

    A guide to the establishment of the library which covers materials acquisition, the organization and usage of the library's collection to provide a variety of services and the use of automation. This book aims to instruct the librarian on managing the small library effectively....

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge

  10. The City Cultures Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Iain Borden, Tim Hall, Malcolm Miles

    Series: Routledge Urban Reader Series

    Cities are both products of culture, and sites where culture is made and received. By presenting the very best of classic and contemporary writing on the culture of cities, The City Cultures Reader provides an accessible overview of the diverse material on the interface between cities and...

    Published October 15th 2003 by Routledge