• Textiles, Identity and Innovation: Proceedings of the 1st International Textile Design Conference (D-TEX 2017), November 2-4, 2017, Lisbon, Portugal book cover

    Textiles, Identity and Innovation

    Proceedings of the 1st International Textile Design Conference (D-TEX 2017), November 2-4, 2017, Lisbon, Portugal

    Edited by Gianni Montagna

    D_TEX 2017 presents itself as a starting point at a crossroads of ideas and debates around the complex universe of Textile Design in all its forms, manifestations and dimensions. The textile universe, allied to mankind since its beginning, is increasingly far from being an area of exhausted…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • The Design, Production and Reception of Eighteenth-Century Wallpaper in Britain book cover

    The Design, Production and Reception of Eighteenth-Century Wallpaper in Britain

    By Clare Taylor

    Wallpaper’s spread across trades, class and gender is charted in this first full length study of the material’s use in Britain during the long eighteenth-century. It examines the types of wallpaper that were designed and produced and the interior spaces it occupied, from the country house to the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Books, Buildings and Social Engineering: Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present book cover

    Books, Buildings and Social Engineering

    Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present

    By Alistair Black, Simon Pepper, Kaye Bagshaw

    Public libraries have strangely never been the subject of an extensive design history. Consequently, this important and comprehensive book represents a ground-breaking socio-architectural study of pre-1939 public library buildings. A surprisingly high proportion of these urban civic buildings…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Interiors Beyond Architecture book cover

    Interiors Beyond Architecture

    Edited by Deborah Schneiderman, Amy Campos

    Interiors Beyond Architecture proposes an expanded impact for interior design that transcends the inside of buildings, analysing significant interiors that engage space outside of the disciplinary boundaries of architecture. It presents contemporary case studies from a historically nuanced and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Telling the Design Story: Effective and Engaging Communication book cover

    Telling the Design Story

    Effective and Engaging Communication

    By Amy Huber

    When presenting projects in competitive design environments, how you say something is as important as what you’re actually saying. Projects are increasingly complex and designers are working from more sources, and many designers are familiar with the struggle to harness this information and craft a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16 
    Focal Press

  • Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935: The Gender of Ornament book cover

    Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935

    The Gender of Ornament

    Edited by Bridget Elliott, Janice Helland

    This title was first published in 2002. To date, studies explaining decorative practice in the early modernist period have largely overlooked the work of women artists. For the most part, studies have focused on the denigration of decorative work by leading male artists, frequently dismissed as…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Art of Type and Typography: Explorations in Use and Practice book cover

    The Art of Type and Typography

    Explorations in Use and Practice

    By Mary Jo Krysinski

    The Art of Type and Typography is an introduction to the art and rules of typography. Incorporating the industry standard—InDesign—for typesetting from the outset, this book serves as a guide for beginning students to learn to set type properly through tutorials, activities, and examples of student…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24
    Focal Press

  • Spatial Design Education: New Directions for Pedagogy in Architecture and Beyond book cover

    Spatial Design Education

    New Directions for Pedagogy in Architecture and Beyond

    By Ashraf M. Salama

    Design education in architecture and allied disciplines is the cornerstone of design professions that contribute to shaping the built environment of the future. In this book, design education is dealt with as a paradigm whose evolutionary processes, underpinning theories, contents, methods, tools,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Vehicle Design: Aesthetic Principles in Transportation Design book cover

    Vehicle Design

    Aesthetic Principles in Transportation Design

    By Jordan Meadows

    Vehicle Design guides readers through the methods and processes designers use to create and develop some of the most stunning vehicles on the road. Written by Jordan Meadows, a designer who worked on the 2015 Ford Mustang, the book contains interviews with design directors at firms including Fiat…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

  • Capsules: Typology of Other Architecture book cover

    Capsules: Typology of Other Architecture

    By Peter Šenk

    This book investigates the architectural, product design, and urban typology of the capsule which, beginning in the 1960s, broadened the concept of the basic building blocks of architecture to include a minimal living unit, called the "capsule." Here it is presented with regard to the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

  • Aesthetic Sustainability: Product Design and Sustainable Usage book cover

    Aesthetic Sustainability

    Product Design and Sustainable Usage

    By Kristine H. Harper

    Why do we readily dispose of some things, whereas we keep and maintain others for years, despite their obvious wear and tear? Can a greater understanding of aesthetic value lead to a more strategic and sustainable approach to product design? Aesthetic Sustainability: Product Design and Sustainable…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Fashion Ethics book cover

    Fashion Ethics

    By Sue Thomas

    Fashion Ethics provides a comprehensive overview of the ethical issues in the fashion industry, from collection design concept to upcycling and closed loop production. This book answers an urgent need for a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental ethics of the fashion industry. Sue Thomas…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge

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