Design Studies A Reader

ISBN-10: 1847882366

ISBN-13: 9781847882363

Edition: 2009

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Design Studies: a reader is the ideal entry point for any student who wants to understand the many complex roles of design - as process, product, function, symbol, and use.Reflecting the diverse range of perspectives on design, the reader brings together over 70 key texts. The essays are presented in themed sections covering history, methods, theory, visuality, identity, consumption, labor, industrialization, new technology, sustainability, and globalization. Each section is separately introduced and each concluded with a guide to further reading.Authors include Theodor Adorno, Arjun Appadurai, Rayner Banham, Jean Baudrillard, Pierre Bourdieu, Cheryl Buckley, Michel de Certeau, Margaret Crawford, Michel Foucault, Buckminster Fuller, Paul du Gay, Erving Goffman, Donna Haraway, John Chris Jones, Guy Julier, Naomi Klein, Ezio Manzini, Victor Margolin, and many others. In addition, a final section of specially commissioned essays analyzes 10 seminal designs of the 20th Century, from Helvetica to the cell phone.Bringing together the best classic and contemporary writing, Design Studies: a reader will be invaluable to all students of Design as well as to students of Architecture, Art, Material Culture and Sociology.
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List price: $28.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 5/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 658
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.794

General Introduction
History Of Design
Design Histories
Part Introduction
Pioneers of Modern Design
Design, Designers and the Literature of Design
Early Modern Design in Hong Kong
Modernity and Postmodernity from Cuba
Design History As A Discipline
Part Introduction
Design History and Design Studies
Defining the Object of Study
FORM/female Follows Function/male
The State of Design History as a Discipline Annotated Guide to Further Reading
Design Thinking
Design Philosophies And Theories
Part Introduction
Speculative Prehistory of Humanity
JWhat is Designing?
Designing Engineers
Success and Failure in Design
Wicked Problems in Design Thinking
Design Research
Part Introduction
Understanding the Natural and Artificial Worlds
Designing Rules, Types and Worlds
Discovery Research
Design Communications
Part Introduction
The Division of Pictorial Publicity in World War I
Globalizing Corporate Identity in Hong Kong
Kmartha Annotated Guide to Further Reading
Theorizing Design And Visuality
Part Introduction
Aesthetics and the Work of Art
Design and Environment
Taking it with You
Part Introduction
In the Beginning was Design
Ethical Design Education
First Things First 2000
Ethics in Design: 10 Questions
Part Introduction
The Fetishism of Commodities and the Secret Thereof
The Aesthetic Sense and the Sense of Distinction
No Logo
Subculture and Style
Incendiary Devices
Design and Democracy
Material Culture And Social Interactions
Part Introduction
Mind in Matter
The Artefact as Manufactured Object
Walking in the City
The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life Annotated Guide to Further Reading
Identity And Consumption
Virtual Identity And Design
Part Introduction
A Cyborg Manifesto
Introducing Cybernetic Systems
Get a Life
American Apparel
Gender And Design
Part Introduction
Made in Patriarchy
Life on the Global Assembly Line
The Difference of Female Design
Part Introduction
Technology and Consumption
Do-It-Yourself Security
Critique of Commodity Aesthetics
Fashioning Uniqueness: Mass-Customization and Commodization of Identity Annotated Guide to Further Reading
Labor, Industrialization And New Technology
Labor And The Production Of Design
Part Introduction
Manufacturing Consumption and Design
Paul du Gay, et a
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