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Thinking - Objects Contemporary Approaches to Product Design

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ISBN-10: 2940373744

ISBN-13: 9782940373741

Edition: 2008

Authors: Tim Parsons

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Thinking Objects: Contemporary Approaches to Product Design explores the many approaches designers take to their work, deconstructing the design process. How do objects 0;communicate1; to us? This book reveals how designers can learn to read the signals an object sends, interpret meaning, and discover historical context, and use those messages in their own new product designs. Readers will learn to recognize current genres and approaches to design, and to understand the motivation of the pioneers who created iconic objects. Globalization, technology, the media, and the need for a sustainable future are all part of contemporary product design, and this innovative guide helps students and…    
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 8/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 11.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English