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  • Product Design and Sustainability

    Strategies, Tools, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jane Penty

    Whether it is the effects of climate change, the avalanche of electronic and plastic waste or the substandard living and working conditions of billions of our fellow global citizens, our ability to deal with unsustainability will define the 21st Century. Given that most consumption is mediated…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge

  • Solving Critical Design Problems

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Tania Allen

    Solving Critical Design Problems demonstrates both how design is increasingly used to solve large, complex, modern-day problems and, as a result, how the role of the designer continues to develop in response. With 13 case studies from various fields, including program and product design, Tania…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Holistic Sustainability Through Craft-Design Collaboration

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca Reubens

    This book explores the intersection of craft, design and sustainability in the developing world. It argues that most sustainable design approaches and efforts fall short of implementing holistic sustainability and in order to reach this goal, design must be underpinned by alternatives to the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • The Routledge Companion to Art Deco

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bridget Elliott, Michael Windover

    Scholarly interest in Art Deco has grown rapidly over the past fifty years, spanning different academic disciplines. This volume provides a guide to the current state of the field of Art Deco research by highlighting past accomplishments and promising new directions. Chapters are presented in five…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • Interaction for Designers

    How To Make Things People Love, 1st Edition

    By Brian L.M Boyl

    Interaction for Designers shows you how to connect a product with its users, whether it’s a simple toaster, a complex ecosystem of intelligent devices, or a single app on your smartphone. This book covers the entire design process so you can start with an idea and carry it through to an engaging…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Design for a Better Future

    A guide to designing in complex systems, 1st Edition

    By Nina Terrey, John Body

    The world we live in is increasingly complex. It throws up complex problems. This book is about tackling them. At ThinkPlace, we’ve pioneered the application of design thinking to complex challenges like climate change, family violence and global malnutrition. We work globally with governments,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16 
    Routledge

  • The Culture of Nature in the History of Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kjetil Fallan

    The Culture of Nature in the History of Design confronts the dilemma caused by design’s pertinent yet precarious position in environmental discourse through interdisciplinary conversations about the design of nature and the nature of design. Demonstrating that the deep entanglements of design and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • The FORCE Companion

    Quick Tips and Tricks, 1st Edition

    By Mike Mattesi, Swendly Benilia

    Swendly Benilia shares with us simple and tangible tips and tricks to understanding and drawing FORCE across hundreds of drawings full of dunamism and energy! This book is an expellant companion to the FORCE brand since it delivers hundreds of FORCE drawings with succinct notations, filtered and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-12 
    CRC Press
    Force Drawing Series

  • Managing Complexity and Creating Innovation through Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satu Miettinen, Melanie Sarantou

    Coping with complexities is an everyday reality for private, public and third sectors that face intricate, overlapping, obscuring and ever-changing challenges. Developments in technology and systems of value creation are driving a new need to understand, facilitate and manage complexity. The book…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge

  • Cycling

    A Sociology of Vélomobility, 1st Edition

    By Peter Cox

    Cycling: A Sociology of Vélomobility explores cycling as a sociological phenomenon. Drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldwork, it considers the interaction of materials, competencies and meanings that comprise a variety of cycling practices. What might appear at first to be self-evident…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Instabilities and Potentialities

    Notes on the Nature of Knowledge in Digital Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chandler Ahrens, Aaron Sprecher

    Now that information technologies are fully embedded into the design studio, Instabilities and Potentialities explores our post-digital culture to better understand its impact on theoretical discourse and design processes in architecture. The role of digital technologies and its ever-increasing…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Product Design

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Chapman

    As a cultivated form of invention, product design is a deeply human phenomenon that enables us to shape, modify and alter the world around us – for better or worse. The recent emergence of the sustainability imperative in product design compels us to recalibrate the parameters of good design in an…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

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