Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Design History Books

You are currently browsing 1–7 of 7 new and published books in the subject of Design History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books

  • Page:
  • 1
  1. Routledge Handbook of Sustainability and Fashion

    Edited by Kate Fletcher, Mathilda Tham

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The clothing industry employs 25 million people globally contributing to many livelihoods and the prosperity of communities, to women’s independence, and the establishment of significant infrastructures in poorer countries. Yet the fashion industry is also a significant contributor to the...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Design at Home

    Domestic Advice Books in Britain and the USA since 1945

    By Grace Lees Maffei

    Series: Directions in Cultural History

    Domestic advice literature is rich in information about design, ideals of domesticity, consumption and issues of identity, yet this literature remains a relatively neglected resource in comparison with magazines and film. Design at Home brings together etiquette, homemaking and home decoration...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 24th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Perspective, Projections and Design

    Technologies of Architectural Representation

    Edited by Mario Carpo, Frédérique Lemerle

    The essays selected for this book, presented in chronological order, discuss various aspects of image-making technologies, geometrical knowledge and tools for architectural design, focusing in particular on two historical periods marked by comparable patterns of technological and cultural change....

    Published September 25th 2007 by Routledge

  7. 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

  • Page:
  • 1