• Design Research: Synergies from Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Design Research

    Synergies from Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jesper Simonsen, Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt, Monika Büscher, John Damm Scheuer

    Design Research is a new interdisciplinary research area with a social science orientation at its heart, and this book explores how scientific knowledge can be put into practice in ways that are at once ethical, creative, helpful, and extraordinary in their results. In order to clarify the common…

    Paperback – 2012-01-26

  • The Spirit of Design: Objects, Environment and Meaning book cover

    The Spirit of Design

    Objects, Environment and Meaning, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Walker

    Imaginative design will be a crucial factor in enacting sustainability in people's daily lives. Yet current design practice is trapped in consumerist cycles of innovation and production, making it difficult to imagine how we might develop a more meaningful and sustainable rendition of material…

    Paperback – 2011-07-18

  • Computer Modelling for Sustainable Urban Design: Physical Principles, Methods and Applications book cover

    Computer Modelling for Sustainable Urban Design

    Physical Principles, Methods and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Darren Robinson

    This is the first book to directly address the physics of urban sustainability and how urban sustainability may be modeled and optimized. Starting with an introduction to the importance and key aspects of the topic, it moves on to a detailed consideration of the urban climate and pedestrian comfort…

    Hardback – 2011-03-30

  • Global Design History book cover

    Global Design History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Glenn Adamson, Giorgio Riello, Sarah Teasley

    Globalism is often discussed using abstract terms, such as ‘networks’ or ‘flows’ and usually in relation to recent history. Global Design History moves us past this limited view of globalism, broadening our sense of this key term in history and theory. Individual chapters focus our attention on…

    Paperback – 2011-03-04

  • Shaping Sustainable Fashion: Changing the Way We Make and Use Clothes book cover

    Shaping Sustainable Fashion

    Changing the Way We Make and Use Clothes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Gwilt, Timo Rissanen

    The production, use and eventual disposal of most clothing is environmentally damaging, and many fashion and textile designers are becoming keen to employ more sustainable strategies in their work. This book provides a practical guide to the ways in which designers are creating fashion with less…

    Paperback – 2011-01-27

  • Longer Lasting Products: Alternatives To The Throwaway Society book cover

    Longer Lasting Products

    Alternatives To The Throwaway Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Cooper

    The present economic system requires us to consume and throw away more and more goods. Yet often it's our desire, and the best interests of the environment, for these goods to last. The contributors to this book, who comprise many of the most significant international thinkers in the field, explore…

    Hardback – 2010-10-28

  • Designing for the 21st Century: Volume II: Interdisciplinary Methods and Findings book cover

    Designing for the 21st Century

    Volume II: Interdisciplinary Methods and Findings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Inns

    As we become familiar with the 21st century we can see that what we are designing is changing, new technologies support the creation of new forms of product and service, and new pressures on business and society demand the design of solutions to increasingly complex problems, sometimes local, often…

    Hardback – 2010-01-04

  • Designing for Re-Use: The Life of Consumer Packaging book cover

    Designing for Re-Use

    The Life of Consumer Packaging, 1st Edition

    By Tom Fisher, Janet Shipton

    Packaging is ephemeral - its purpose is to be 'wasted' once we've removed the product it contains. Whilst we are encouraged to 'reduce, re-use and recycle', Designing for Re-Use proposes that domestic re-use is the 'Cinderella' of this trinity, because it is under researched and little understood.…

    Paperback – 2009-12-09

  • Design Activism: Beautiful Strangeness for a Sustainable World book cover

    Design Activism

    Beautiful Strangeness for a Sustainable World, 1st Edition

    By Alastair Fuad-Luke

    Design academics and practitioners are facing a multiplicity of challenges in a dynamic, complex, world moving faster than the current design paradigm which is largely tied to the values and imperatives of commercial enterprise. Current education and practice need to evolve to ensure that the…

    Paperback – 2009-05-28

  • Design Management for Sustainability book cover

    Design Management for Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Emmitt

    Building on the special edition Aspects of Design Management (Volume 3:1, 2007), this publication brings together the rapidly developing field of design management with that of environmental sustainability. Eight articles drawn from around the world help to provide some critical insights into the…

    Paperback – 2009-05-19
    Architectural Engineering and Design Management

  • Digital Painting in Photoshop book cover

    Digital Painting in Photoshop

    1st Edition

    By Susan Ruddick Bloom

    Have you ever considered using Photoshop to create fine art?Photoshop is usually used for enhancing photos, but this extremely powerful software package is capable of so much more. Every feature, from brushes to background, can be customised and optimised for artistic effect. With a little guidance…

    Paperback – 2009-02-02

  • Positive Development: From Vicious Circles to Virtuous Cycles through Built Environment Design book cover

    Positive Development

    From Vicious Circles to Virtuous Cycles through Built Environment Design, 1st Edition

    By Janis Birkeland

    Janis Birkeland presents the innovative new paradigm of 'Positive Development' in which the built environment provides greater life quality, health, amenity and safety for all without sacrificing resources or money. With a different form of design, development itself can become a 'sustainability…

    Paperback – 2008-08-20

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