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Design studies : a reader / edited by Hazel Clark and David Brody.
Oxford : Berg, 2009.
xxiii, 572 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
"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 seventy key texts. The essays are presented in themed sections covering history, methods, theory, visuality, identity, consumption, labour, industrialization, new technology, sustainability, and globalization.
Brody, David Eric.
"]This book] 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 seventy key texts. Th 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 concludes with a guide to further reading. In addition, a final section of specially commissioned essays analyzes ten seminal designs of the twentieth century, from Helvetica to the cell phone [including "The
Lounge", the tube (i.e. Subway) map, Swatch, Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, the Michael Graves teakettle, the Bullet train, Sneakers, the Bicycle]." Authors include: Theodor Adorno, Arjun Appadruai, Reyner Banham, Jean Baudrillard, Zygmunt Bauman, Pierre Bourdieu, Cheryl Buckley, Michel de Certeau, Margaret Crawford, Arthur C Danto, Adrian Forty, Michel Foucault, Buckminster Fuller, Paul du Gay, Erving Goffman, Donna Haraway, Dick Hebdige, John Chris Jones, Guy Julier, Naomi Klien, Ezio Manzani, Victor Margolin, Karl Marx, Dniel Miller, Victor Papanek, Nickolaus Pevsner, John Styles, and John Walker."--BOOK JACKET.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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