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  • Personality, Design and Marketing

    Matching design to customer personal preferences

    Edited by Gloria Moss

    It is a marketing truism that products should be shaped around the preferences of customers, not designers, and that a design or advert that is effective with one personality type may not be effective with another. Since purchasing intent can be increased by providing products that appeal to…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 

  • The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture

    Air, Comfort and Climate

    By C. Alan Short

    The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture challenges the modern practice of sealing up and mechanically cooling public scaled buildings in whichever climate and environment they are located. This book unravels the extremely complex history of understanding and perception of air, bad air,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20 
    Building Research and Information

  • Retail Design

    Theoretical Perspectives

    Edited by Ann Petermans, Anthony Kent

    The late twentieth century saw rapid growth in consumption and the expansion of retailing and services. This was reflected in the number and type of stores and locations, from regional shopping malls and out-of-town superstores to concept and flagship stores. Retail design became an essential part…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 

  • Transforming Public Services by Design

    Re-Orienting Policies, Organizations and Services around People

    By Sabine Junginger

    Of all organizations, perhaps government agencies are perceived to be the least likely to change. They are embedded in enormous bureaucratic structures that have grown over decades, if not centuries. In effect, many people have given up hope that such an institution can ever change its ways of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 

  • Design Against Crime

    A Human-Centred Approach to Designing for Safety and Security

    By Caroline L. Davey, Andrew B. Wootton

    Design Against Crime will aid the design profession to meet the challenges presented by the competing needs and complex systems around crime and security. It proposes that designers should use their creative talents to develop innovative solutions to security problems that contribute to the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Design Leadership

    Securing the Strategic Value of Design

    By Raymond Turner

    The fundamental tenet of this Design Leadership book is that design is a commercial and social imperative and its management and leadership are integral parts of what can make business successful, government effective and society safer and more enjoyable for everyone. The text draws on Raymond…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 

  • Design Computing

    An Overview of an Emergent Field

    By Brian R. Johnson

    Design Computing will help you understand the rapidly evolving relationship between computing, designers, and the many different environments they create or work in. The book introduces the topic of design computing, and covers the basics of hardware and software, so you don’t need to be an expert.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16 

  • Designing Mobility and Transport Services

    Developing traveller experience tools

    Edited by Mike Tovey, Andree Woodcock, Jane Osmond

    European cities increasingly face problems caused by transport and traffic. For many people transport provision is unsatisfactory and current arrangements are leading to a deteriorating environment. A fundamental problem is that our currently fragmented approach makes it difficult to understand…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16 

  • Design and Anthropology

    Edited by Wendy Gunn, Jared Donovan

    Design and Anthropology challenges conventional thinking regarding the nature of design and creativity, in a way that acknowledges the improvisatory skills and perceptual acuity of people. Combining theoretical investigations and documentation of practice based experiments, it addresses…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Anthropological Studies of Creativity and Perception

  • Sustaining Cultural Development

    Unified Systems and New Governance in Cultural Life

    Edited by Biljana Mickov, James Doyle

    In Sustaining Cultural Development, Biljana Mickov and James Doyle argue that effective programmes to promote greater participation in cultural life require substantial investment in research and strategic planning. Using studies from contributors throughout Europe, they look at ways to promote…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Music Distribution and the Internet

    A Legal Guide for the Music Business

    By Andrew Sparrow

    There is hardly an aspect of internet music promotion, sale and distribution which does not have a legal dimension. Since the stakeholders in the process includes artists, their managers, music publishers, record companies, distribution companies and the consumer, the law relating to internet music…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Complex Copyright

    Mapping the Information Ecosystem

    By Deborah Tussey

    This book draws on a wide selection of interdisciplinary literature discussing complex adaptive systems - including scholarship from economics, political science, evolutionary biology, cognitive science, and religion - to apply general complexity tenets to the institutions, conceptual framework,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

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