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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 25 new and published books in the subject of Design — 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

  1. The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance

    Edited by Dassia N. Posner, Claudia Orenstein, John Bell

    The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance offers a wide ranging perspective on how scholars and artists are currently reevaluating the theoretical, historical, and theatrical significance of performance that embraces the agency of inanimate objects. This book proposes a...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Color for Web Design

    Apply Color Confidently and Create Successful Websites

    By Cameron Chapman

    Color for Web Design is the definitive guide to crafting a unique and appropriate color palette for any website design project. Building upon the basics, starting with the essential—often misunderstood—terminology and an understanding of traditional color palettes, the book then moves on to...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Focal Press

  3. Designing Sustainability

    Making radical changes in a material world

    By Stuart Walker

    What is the relationship between design, sustainability, inner values and spirituality? How can we create designs that provide a convincing alternative to unsustainable interpretations of progress, growth, consumerism and commercialism? Building on the arguments first advanced in his widely...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Design in the Borderlands

    Edited by Eleni Kalantidou, Tony Fry

    This book makes a significant contribution to advancing post-geographic understandings of physical and virtual boundaries. It brings together the emergent theory of ‘border thinking’ with innovative thinking on design, and explores the recent discourse on decoloniality and globalism. From a variety...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Bloggers Boot Camp

    Learning How to Build, Write, and Run a Successful Blog, 2nd Edition

    By Charlie White, John Biggs

    Anyone can build a blog. It’s quite easy. The difficult part is keeping it relevant, technically sound, and popular. Bloggers Boot Camp shows you how to blog for success. It teaches you how to find a niche, find your unique voice, and how to hold a conversation with an audience. It...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Focal Press

  6. Design for Innovative Technology

    From Disruption to Acceptance

    By Nicholas Henchoz, Yves Mirande

    Despite their often remarkable performance, new and ‘disruptive’ technologies often meet with resistance from the general public. Design – sometimes assumed to play a purely aesthetic role – is central in making revolutionary technology acceptable to society. Mastering design allows technological...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Fashion Theory

    An Introduction

    By Malcolm Barnard

    Fashion is both big business and big news. From models’ eating disorders and sweated labour to the glamour of a new season's trends, statements and arguments about fashion and the fashion industry can be found in every newspaper, consumer website and fashion blog. Books which define, analyse and...

    Published March 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Revealing Architectural Design

    Methods, Frameworks and Tools

    By Philip Plowright

    how do you use methods to create unique outcomes in the architectural design process? how do you set up methods that have a high degree of success based on your intentions? how do you develop and apply conceptual tools to assist in the design process? how do you use methods to...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Collage and Architecture

    By Jennifer A.E. Shields

    Collage and Architecture is the first book to cover collage as a tool for design in architecture, making it a valuable resource for students and practitioners. Author Jennifer Shields uses the artworks and built projects of leading artists and architects, such as Le Corbusier, Daniel Libeskind, and...

    Published December 20th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Fashion, Design and Events

    Edited by Kim Williams, Jennifer Laing, Warwick Frost

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    The importance of fashion and design in an events context remains under-researched, despite their ubiquity and significance from a societal and economic perspective. Fashion-themed events, for example, appeal to broad audiences and may tour the globe. Staging these events might help to brand...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Handbook of Sustainability and Fashion
    Edited by Kate Fletcher, Mathilda Tham
    To Be Published August 21st 2014
  2. Developing Your Design Process: Six Key Concepts for Studio
    By Albert C. Smith, Kendra Schank Smith
    To Be Published September 9th 2014
  3. Low Carbon Cities: Transforming Urban Systems
    Edited by Steffen Lehmann
    To Be Published September 17th 2014
  4. The Routledge Companion to Design Research
    Edited by Paul Rodgers, Joyce Yee
    To Be Published October 27th 2014
  5. Fashion Design for Living
    Edited by Alison Gwilt
    To Be Published November 23rd 2014

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