• Overlooking the Visual: Demystifying the Art of Design book cover

    Overlooking the Visual

    Demystifying the Art of Design, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Moore

    Making tangible connections between theory and practice, ideas and form, this book encourages debate about the artistic, conceptual, and cultural significance of the way things look. What are the metaphysical concepts at the heart of design education, theory, and philosophy? Why do we assume that…

    Paperback – 2009-11-30

  • Life Stories of Women Artists, 1550–1800: An Anthology book cover

    Life Stories of Women Artists, 1550–1800

    An Anthology, 1st Edition

    By Julia K. Dabbs

    The struggles and achievements of forty-six notable women artists of the early modern period, as documented by their contemporaries, are uniquely brought together in this anthology. The life stories presented here are foundational texts for the history of art, but since most are found only in rare…

    Hardback – 2009-10-28

  • An Introduction to Visual Culture book cover

    An Introduction to Visual Culture

    2nd Edition

    An Introduction to Visual Culture provides a wide-ranging introduction to the now established interdisciplinary field of visual culture. Mapping a global history and theory of visual culture, An Introduction to Visual Culture asks how and why visual media have become so central to everyday life.…

    Paperback – 2009-05-26

  • Whole System Design: An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Engineering book cover

    Whole System Design

    An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Engineering, 1st Edition

    By Peter Stansinoupolos, Michael H Smith, Karlson Hargroves, Cheryl Desha

    Whole System Design is increasingly being seen as one of the most cost-effective ways to both increase the productivity and reduce the negative environmental impacts of an engineered system. A focus on design is critical, as the output from this stage of the project locks in most of the economic…

    Paperback – 2008-12-19

  • Modern Art Culture: A Reader book cover

    Modern Art Culture

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francis Frascina

    Modern Art Culture: A Reader provides an essential resource for understanding the culture of modern art since the 1960s. In recent years, media theorists and historians have asked whether works of imaginative art can have any impact in our image-saturated culture. Given the power of institutions,…

    Paperback – 2008-12-12

  • Visual Communication Research Designs book cover

    Visual Communication Research Designs

    1st Edition

    By Keith Kenney

    Visual Communication Research Designs provides a step-by-step guide for designing research involving visuals relevant to communications media. This volume explains the process from conceptualization to research questions, instrumentation, analysis, and reliability and validity checks. It also…

    Paperback – 2008-12-10

  • History Beyond the Text: A Student’s Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources book cover

    History Beyond the Text

    A Student’s Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Barber, Corinna Peniston-Bird

    Historians are increasingly looking beyond the traditional, and turning to visual, oral, aural, and virtual sources to inform their work. The challenges these sources pose require new skills of interpretation and require historians to consider alternative theoretical and practical approaches. In…

    Paperback – 2008-11-26
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • Understanding Architecture Through Drawing book cover

    Understanding Architecture Through Drawing

    2nd Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    This second edition is fully revised and updated and includes new chapters on sustainability, history and archaeology, designing through drawing and drawing in architectural practice. The book introduces design and graphic techniques aimed to help designers increase their understanding of buildings…

    Paperback – 2008-09-05
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Design Culture Reader book cover

    The Design Culture Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Highmore

    Design is part of ordinary, everyday life, to be found in every room in every building in the world. While we may tend to think of design in terms of highly desirable objects, this book encourages us to think about design as ubiquitous (from plumbing to television) and as an agent of social change…

    Paperback – 2008-08-08

  • A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Sublime and Beautiful book cover

    A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Sublime and Beautiful

    1st Edition

    By Edmund Burke

    Edited with an introduction and notes by James T. Boulton. 'One of the greatest essays ever written on art.'– The Guardian Edmund Burke’s A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful is one of the most important works of aesthetics ever published. Whilst many…

    Paperback – 2008-02-01
    Routledge Classics

  • Design: The Key Concepts book cover

    Design: The Key Concepts

    1st Edition

    By Catherine McDermott

    This is the essential student’s guide to Design – its practice, its theory and its history. Drawing from a wide range of international examples, respected design writer Catherine McDermott explores key topics including: international design – from Europe to Africa design history – from…

    Paperback – 2007-10-31
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Design Management: Exploring Fieldwork and Applications book cover

    Design Management

    Exploring Fieldwork and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Jerrard, David Hands

    Quantifying and assessing the value of an organization’s design department can be problematic. The tools traditionally used by auditors are usually insufficient to ‘measure’ either the value of design projects or their influence within an organization. This book demystifies the design development…

    Paperback – 2007-09-11

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