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  • Design for Healthcare

    By Rachel Cooper, Emmanuel Tsekleves

    Design for Healthcare is one of the most complex areas of design, involving rigorous clinical testing, high risk and sometimes litigation, health and safety issues for professionals as well as patients, ethical dilemmas, and balancing technological advancement with sensitive caring. In Part 1 of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-31 
    Gower
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Design for Personalisation

    Edited by Iryna Kuksa, Tom Fisher

    The principle of personalisation appears in a range of current debates among design professionals, healthcare providers, and educationalists about the implications of new technologies and approaches to consumer sovereignty for "mass" provision. The potential of new technologies implies systems of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30 
    Routledge
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Creating Innovative Products and Services

    The FORTH Innovation Method

    By Gijs van Wulfen

    Really new products and services are scarce, yet the need for them is huge. That's why Innovation is an important managerial instrument - but many of us struggle with how to approach it. Gijs van Wulfen's Creating Innovative Products and Services is an essential read for anyone involved in new…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Harvesting External Innovation

    Managing External Relationships and Intellectual Property

    By Donal O'Connell

    A fundamental change in the way organisations approach innovation is taking place. It involves cooperating and collaborating with external parties in the area of innovation and in the research and development of products and services and is driven by the simple realisation that not all the smart…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Future of Pharma

    Evolutionary Threats and Opportunities

    By Brian D. Smith

    By any standard, the pharmaceutical industry's history has been a successful one. In addition to its profits and shareholder dividends, it has been seen by investors as relatively low risk and, largely, counter-cyclical to stock market trends. However, that important contribution appears to be…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

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