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Routledge Research in Design Studies


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Routledge Research in Design Studies is a new series focusing on the study of design and its effects using analytical and practical methods of inquiry. Proposals for monographs and edited collections on this topic are welcomed.

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The Ontology of Design Research

The Ontology of Design Research

1st Edition

By Miguel Ángel Herrera Batista
November 24, 2020

This book seeks to establish the meaning of design research, its role in the field, and the characteristics that differentiate research in design from research in other fields. The author introduces a model to explain the relationship between the components of the ontological reality of design: the...

Storytelling in Luxury Fashion Brands, Visual Cultures, and Technologies

Storytelling in Luxury Fashion: Brands, Visual Cultures, and Technologies

1st Edition

Edited By Amanda Sikarskie
November 23, 2020

This book examines the ways in which luxury fashion brands use their heritage in their digital storytelling and marketing. With chapters from authors in China and Macau (PRC), India, Romania, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States, covering British, Chinese, French, Japanese, Indian, ...

Design and Political Dissent Spaces, Visuals, Materialities

Design and Political Dissent: Spaces, Visuals, Materialities

1st Edition

Edited By Jilly Traganou
October 28, 2020

This book examines, through an interdisciplinary lens, the relationship between political dissent and processes of designing. In the past twenty years, theorists of social movements have noted a diversity of visual and performative manifestations taking place in protest, while the fields of design,...

Contemporary Processes of Text Typeface Design

Contemporary Processes of Text Typeface Design

1st Edition

By Michael Harkins
May 28, 2020

This book addresses the paucity of published research specifically dealing with knowledge of text typeface design processes. Dr Michael Harkins uses a Grounded Theory Methodology to render a tripartite theory resulting in explanation and description of the processes of text typeface design based ...

Narrative Environments and Experience Design Space as a Medium of Communication

Narrative Environments and Experience Design: Space as a Medium of Communication

1st Edition

By Tricia Austin
May 05, 2020

This book argues narrative, people and place are inseparable and pursues the consequences of this insight through the design of narrative environments. This is a new and distinct area of practice that weaves together and extends narrative theory, spatial theory and design theory. Examples of ...

Labor and Creativity in New York’s Global Fashion Industry

Labor and Creativity in New York’s Global Fashion Industry

1st Edition

By Christina H. Moon
February 25, 2020

This book tells the story of fashion workers engaged in the labor of design and the material making of New York fashion. Christina H. Moon offers an illuminating ethnography into the various sites and practices that make up fashion labor in sample rooms, design studios, runways, factories, and...

Wayfinding, Consumption, and Air Terminal Design

Wayfinding, Consumption, and Air Terminal Design

1st Edition

By Menno Hubregtse
February 21, 2020

This book investigates how international air terminals organize passenger movement and generate spending. It offers a new understanding of how their architecture and artworks operate visually to guide people through the space and affect their behaviour. Menno Hubregtse’s research draws upon ...

Thinking Design Through Literature

Thinking Design Through Literature

1st Edition

By Susan Yelavich
August 23, 2019

This book deploys literature to explore the social lives of objects and places. The first book of its kind, it embraces things as diverse as escalators, coins, skyscrapers, pottery, radios, and robots, and encompasses places as various as home, country, cities, streets, and parks. Here, fiction, ...

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