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  • Self-Assembly Lab

    Experiments in Programming Matter

    By Skylar Tibbits

    What if structures could build themselves or adapt to fluctuating environments? Skylar Tibbits, Director of the Self-Assembly Lab in the Department of Architecture at MIT, Cambridge, MA, crosses the boundaries between architecture, biology, materials science and the arts, to envision a world where…

    Paperback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Designers' Shakespeare

    Edited by John Russell Brown, Stephen Di Benedetto

    Theatre Design involves everything seen on stage: not only scenery but costumes, wigs, makeup, properties, lighting, sound, even the shape and material of the stage itself. Designers’ Shakespeare presents and analyses the work of a half-dozen leading practitioners of this specialist art. By…

    Paperback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Architectures of Display

    Department Stores and Modern Retail

    By Anca I. Lasc, Patricia Lara-Betancourt, Margaret Maile Petty

    Through an international range of case studies from the 1870s to the present day, this volume analyses strategies of display in department stores and modern retail spaces. Established scholars and emerging researchers working within a range of disciplinary contexts and historiographical traditions…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Visualizing the Nineteenth-Century Home

    Modern Art and the Decorative Impulse

    By Anca I. Lasc

    The nineteenth century - the Era of the Interior - witnessed the steady displacement of art from the ceilings, walls, and floors of aristocratic and religious interiors to the everyday spaces of bourgeois households, subject to their own enhanced ornamentation. Following the 1863 Salon des refusés…

    Hardback – 2016-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Craft of Use

    Post-Growth Fashion

    By Kate Fletcher

    This book explores the ‘craft of use’, the cultivated, ordinary and ingenious ideas and practices that promote satisfying and resourceful use of garments, presenting them as an alternative, dynamic, experiential frame with which to articulate and foster sustainability in the fashion sector. Here…

    Paperback – 2016-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Ethnography for Designers

    By Galen Cranz

    Ethnography for Designers teaches architects and designers how to listen actively to the knowledge people have about their own culture. This approach gives structure to values and qualities. It does this by noting the terms and underlying structure of thought people use to describe aspects of their…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Integrated Design and Delivery Solutions

    Edited by Matthijs Prins, Robert Owen

    Integrated Design and Delivery Solutions (IDDS) represent a significant new research trajectory in the integration of architecture and construction through the rapid adoption of new processes. This book examines the ways in which collaboration and new methods of contracting and procurement enhance…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Architectural Engineering and Design Management

  • Embracing Complexity in Design

    Edited by Katerina Alexiou, Jeffrey Johnson, Theodore Zamenopoulos

    Outlining state-of-the-art developments in the area of complexity and design, this book collates them into a unique and authoritative resource for both the design and complex systems communities. The book is based on research which focuses on a variety of different themes and domains, including…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge

  • Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design

    The Evolution and Impacts of Successful Products

    By Robin Roy

    Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design follows the innovation and evolution of consumer products from vacuum cleaners to mobile phones from their original inventions to the present day. It discusses how environmental concerns and legislation have influenced their design and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge

  • Diversity and Design

    Understanding Hidden Consequences

    Edited by Beth Tauke, Korydon Smith, Charles Davis

    Diversity and Design explores how design - whether of products, buildings, landscapes, cities, media, or systems - affects diverse members of society. Fifteen case studies in television, marketing, product design, architecture, film, video games, and more, illustrate the profound, though often…

    Paperback – 2015-10-16
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Design

    Creating Consumer Appeal

    Edited by Rajeev Batra, Colleen Seifert, Diann Brei

    Design plays an increasingly larger role today in creating consumer desire for products and liking for commercial messages. However, the psychological processes involved are only partially understood. In addition, design is inherently interdisciplinary, involving (among others) important elements…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10
    Routledge

  • The Structure of Multimodal Documents

    An Empirical Approach

    By Tuomo Hiippala

    This book develops a new framework for describing the structure of multimodal documents: how language, image, layout and other modes of communication work together to convey meaning. Building on recent research in multimodal analysis, functional linguistics and information design, the book examines…

    Hardback – 2015-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

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