Books in category Design – History & Criticism

  • Designing Modern Britain

    Designing Modern Britain
    Cheryl Buckley

    Employing numerous examples of classic British design, Designing Modern Britain delves into the history of British design culture, and thereby tracks the evolution of the British national identity.

  • Design Interni Riflessioni su una disciplina in evoluzione tra formazione e professione

    Design & Interni. Riflessioni su una disciplina in evoluzione tra formazione e professione
    Alessandro Biamonti

    Perché Alessandro Biamonti sa perfettamente che in un mondo che negli ultimi vent'anni è mutato più che in tanti secoli precedenti noi non possiamo più progettare e produrre (e nemmeno pensare, comunicare, vivere) come facevamo appena …

  • Design When Everybody Designs

    Design, When Everybody Designs
    Ezio Manzini, Rachel Coad

    The role of design, both expert and nonexpert, in the ongoing wave of social innovation toward sustainability.

  • The Festival of Britain

    The Festival of Britain
    Harriet Atkinson

    The Festival of Britain in 1951 transformed the way people saw their war-ravaged nation.

  • King Plates

    King Plates
    Jakelin Troy

    This book describes and illustrates the large collection of Aboriginal gorgets held by the National Museum of Australia.

  • Rich Apparel

    Rich Apparel
    Maria Hayward

    By combining considerations of primary sources with modern scholarly analysis, this book is invaluable for anyone with an interest in the history of fashion, clothing, and consumption in Tudor society.

  • Becoming Human by Design

    Becoming Human by Design
    Tony Fry

    The last in Tony Fry's celebrated trilogy of books continues his radical rethinking of design. Becoming Human by Design's provocative argument presents a revised reading of human 'evolution' centred on ontological design.

  • Dream Cities

    Dream Cities
    Wade Graham

    Dream Cities is nothing less than a field guide to our modern urban world. Illustrated with 59 black-and-white photos throughout the text.

  • Adhocism

    Charles Jencks, Nathan Silver

    When this book first appeared in 1972, it was part of the spirit that would define a new architecture and design era–a new way of thinking ready to move beyond the purist doctrines and formal models of modernism.

  • An Introduction to Design and Culture

    An Introduction to Design and Culture
    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.

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