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  • 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 – 2015-11-09 

  • 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 – 2015-10-21 

  • 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

  • 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 Studies in Multimodality

  • Post-Petroleum Design

    By George Elvin

    Despite the growing demand for design strategies to reduce our petroleum use, no one has yet brought together the lessons of the world’s leading post-petroleum designers into a single resource. Post-Petroleum Design brings them together for the first time. Readers will be introduced to the most…

    Paperback – 2015-05-15

  • Lean Design Management

    Edited by Stephen Emmitt

    The fields of design management and lean construction appear to be developing independently. This volume brings together authors from four continents to argue that lean thinking should be integral to design management in the fields of architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). The…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Architectural Engineering and Design Management

  • Aesthetics of Absence

    Texts on Theatre

    By Heiner Goebbels

    Edited by Jane Collins, Nicole Gronemeyer

    Aesthetics of Absence presents a significant challenge to the many embedded assumptions and hierarchical structures that have become ‘naturalised’ in western theatre production. This is the first English translation of a new collection of writings and lectures by Heiner Goebbels, the renowned…

    Paperback – 2015-04-15

  • The Films of Charles and Ray Eames

    A Universal Sense of Expectation

    By Eric Schuldenfrei

    The Films of Charles and Ray Eames traces the history of the Eameses’ work, examining their evolution away from the design of mass-produced goods and toward projects created as educational experiences. Closely examining how the Eameses described their work reveals how the films and exhibitions they…

    Hardback – 2014-12-10
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Routledge Companion to Design Research

    Edited by Paul Rodgers, Joyce Yee

    The Routledge Companion to Design Research offers a comprehensive examination of design research, celebrating the plurality of design research and the wide range of conceptual, methodological, technological and theoretical approaches evident in contemporary design research. This volume comprises…

    Hardback – 2014-10-28

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainability and Fashion

    Edited by Kate Fletcher, Mathilda Tham

    The clothing industry employs 25 million people globally contributing to many livelihoods and the prosperity of communities, to women’s independence, and the establishment of significant infrastructures in poorer countries. Yet the fashion industry is also a significant contributor to the…

    Hardback – 2014-08-26
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • No Plastic Sleeves: Portfolio and Self-Promotion Guide for Photographers and Designers

    2nd Edition

    By Larry Volk, Danielle Currier

    A polished and professional portfolio—including both print pieces and an online presence—is more important than ever for photographers and other creative professionals to make a great first impression and secure employment. This new edition of No Plastic Sleeves has been updated to address all…

    Paperback – 2014-07-18
    Focal Press

  • Brand Mascots

    And Other Marketing Animals

    Edited by Stephen Brown, Sharon Ponsonby-McCabe

    Tony the Tiger. The Pillsbury Doughboy. The Michelin Man. The Playboy bunny. The list of brand mascots, spokes-characters, totems and logos goes on and on and on. Mascots are one of the most widespread modes of marketing communication and one of the longest established. Yet, despite their ubiquity…

    Hardback – 2014-06-25

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