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Design As An Attitude

Author : Alice Rawsthorn
ISBN : 3037645210
Genre : Design
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Authoritative and engaging, Design as an Attitude explains how design is responding to an age of intense economic, political, and ecological instability. It shows how resourceful designers are using new digital tools to help to tackle the environmental and refugee crises, and to reinvent dysfunctional social services.The book charts different aspects of contemporary design: from its role in interpreting new technologies and the emergence of a new wave of digitally empowered designers in Africa, to the craft revival, design's gender politics, design's contribution to tackling the environmental crisis and climate change, and its use in expressing our increasingly fluid personal identities. Design as an Attitude also tells the stories of the new design adventurers, such as Irma Boom, Studio Formafantasma, Jing He, and Hella Jongerius, among others.Design as an Attitude consists of an introduction followed by 12 chapters: What is Attitudinal Design?; Spot the Difference--Design and Art; The Craft Revival; The Descent of Objects; Back to the Future; Is Design Still a (cis) Man's World?; Design's Colour Problem; The Fun of the Fair; Choices, Choices, Choices; Out of Control; Design and Desire; and, When the Worst Comes to the Worst.An award-winning design critic and author, Alice Rawsthorn OBE (b.1958, Manchester) wrote a weekly design column for The New York Times, which was syndicated worldwide for over a decade. Her previous books include the critically acclaimed, Hello World: Where Design Meets Life (2013).Based in London, Rawsthorn speaks on design at global events, including TED and the World Economic Forum in Davos. This book is part of the JRP Ringier Documents series, co-published with Les presses du réel and dedicated to critical writing.

Marc Newson

Author : Marc Newson
ISBN : 1861542372
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It's been shrunk! Major international design figure Marc Newson gave a complete view of his dynamic body of work in his acclaimed BCE book. Here it is in miniature, complete with all the ground-breaking extras of the original edition including the unique moulded plastic slipcase that turned it into another classic Newson iconic object. Featured inside is his personal archive of sketches and plans with specially commissioned computer-rendered images and an incisive introduction by Alice Rawsthorn, Director of London's Design Museum.

Yves Saint Laurent

Author : Alice Rawsthorn
ISBN : STANFORD:36105019130165
Genre : Costume design
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The first full account of the life and business empire of France’s most enduring and innovative designer by a leading Financial Times journalist who has close contacts in the fashion world.

Wedgwood

Author : Gaye Blake-Roberts
ISBN : 9780847860104
Genre : Wedgwood ware
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The most comprehensive presentation to date of Wedgwood, English purveyor of fine china, porcelain, and luxury accessories known for its timeless, elegant, and classic designs. This is the definitive book on Wedgwood, the preeminent luxury china brand in the world and the essence of English design and craftsmanship. Founded in 1759, Wedgwood has a deep heritage in pottery making that represents timeless design and enduring style. The eponymous founder, Josiah Wedgwood, was an entrepreneur and visionary who quickly became Britain's most successful ceramics pioneer, elevating pottery from a cottage craft into a luxury good and an art form. He was the mastermind behind Wedgwood's most enduring pieces, including Queen's Ware, Black Basalt, and Jasperware. That tradition of master craftsmanship and innovation continues today as Wedgwood works with celebrated designers such as Vera Wang and Jasper Conran. With historic photographs, drawings, and watercolors from Wedgwood's extensive archive, which display the craftsmanship and technical innovation, this book is a visual celebration of English design. It offers a lavish look at some of the most timeless china creations in history with a focus on Wedgwood's 100 icons, in-depth essays on the brand and its history, and pattern books and sketches from the Wedgwood archives. While paying homage to the pioneering spirit of Wedgwood, this volume documents the achievements of a brand that is a symbol of elegance and timelessness, infusing classic craftsmanship with fresh design, and promises to impress fans of Wedgwood, old and new.

Hello World

Author : Alice Rawsthorn
ISBN : 9781468309300
Genre : Design
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Our gadgets, appliances, and cars are sleeker and more elegant than they’ve ever been; in our free time, we trawl the internet for pictures of flawless minimalist interiors; and even the great industrialist of our time—Steve Jobs—is admired more for his visual savvy than his technological inventiveness. And yet with Instagram and Pinterest at our fingers and great design more available—and more affordable—than ever, we’ve had no guidebook to this ever-fascinating field. Though it’s an inescapable part of our lives, there has been no single book that could, in one fell swoop, tell us everything we need to know about design. Enter Hello World. The design critic for the International Heard Tribune, Alice Rawsthorn has spent many years reckoning with the history of design and with its place in contemporary life, and Hello World is the extraordinary summation of her research and reporting. Rawsthorn takes us on a trip through design that ranges across continents and centuries, and wherever she goes, she discovers inspiring, thrilling examples of resourcefulness, inventiveness, and sheer vision. From the macabre symbol with which eighteenth-century pirates terrorized their victims into surrender, to one woman’s quest for the best prosthetic legs, to the evolution of the World Cup soccer ball, Hello World describes how warlords, scientists, farmers, hackers, activists, and professional designers have used the complex, often elusive process of design to different ends throughout history. Hailed as a “rapid-fire and illuminating ode to contemporary design†? (Telegraph) and “an extremely readable tour of the subject†? (Financial Times), Hello World is a major work that radically broadens our understanding of what design can mean, and explains how we can use it to make sense of our ever-changing universe.

The World According To Starck

Author : Alice Rawsthorn
ISBN : OCLC:1223727684
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Dwell

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At Dwell, we're staging a minor revolution. We think that it's possible to live in a house or apartment by a bold modern architect, to own furniture and products that are exceptionally well designed, and still be a regular human being. We think that good design is an integral part of real life. And that real life has been conspicuous by its absence in most design and architecture magazines.

Aldo Bakker Pause

Author : Aldo Bakker
ISBN : 9462082677
Genre : Design
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Dutch designer Aldo Bakker (born 1971) is famous for the creation of experimental shapes that blur the boundaries between art and design. Bakker established his international reputation in 2010 with the Copper Collection, a series of everyday products like watering cans and mixing bowls made from copper. Bakker's work can be found in the collections of the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Vitra Museum and the Stedelijk Museum.

Craft Entrepreneurship

Author : Annette Naudin
ISBN : 9781786613752
Genre : Social Science
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Craft practice has experienced a sharp rise in popularity since the late 2000s, partly through the ‘aura of the analogue’ and the desire for authentic, handmade products in an increasingly fast paced, digitalised world (Luckman, 2015) but also because of digital platforms such as Etsy and social media enabling ‘anyone’ to become a craft entrepreneur. This book brings together historical, policy and individual narratives to inform a broad understanding of craft entrepreneurship. Drawing on case studies from around the world, Craft Entrepreneurship considers questions of identity, community, and the digital in craft entrepreneurship. In doing so, it finds craft activities to be positioned between or across the arts, heritage, notions of a bohemian lifestyle and the challenges of micro-entrepreneurship. By engaging with the contradictions and fragility of sustaining a craft practice, the chapters in this book contribute to different perspectives for entrepreneurship studies. The contributions to this volume illustrate the craft entrepreneurs’ identity, motivation and sense of creative purpose through their craft, as these collide with the tensions brought about through entrepreneurship.

Global Media

Author : Edward Herrmann
ISBN : 082645819X
Genre : Social Science
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Describes in detail the most recent rapid growth and cross border activities and linkages of an industry of large global media conglomerates.

Blueprint

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105110799462
Genre : Architecture
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Ronan Erwan Bouroullec

Author : Alice Rawsthorn
ISBN : NYPL:33433106965142
Genre : Decorative arts
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Catalogue de la plus grande rétrospective consacrée au travail des frères Bouroullec en France et présentée au Centre Pompidou Metz du 7 octobre 2011 au 30 juillet 2012. L'exposition "Bivouac" et le présent catalogue rendent compte des réalisations et des recherches des designers Ronan et Erwan Bouroullec au cours des quinze dernières années. Dans un millier de mètres carré, cette exposition composée uniquement de leurs objets, souligne un parcours international singulier, ponctué de collaborations avec les plus grands éditeurs de design et distingué par de nombreux prix.

Graphic Design Referenced

Author : Armin Vit
ISBN : 9781616736118
Genre : Design
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Graphic Design, Referenced is a visual and informational guide to the most commonly referenced terms, historical moments, landmark projects, and influential practitioners in the field of graphic design. With more than 2,000 design projects illustrating more than 400 entries, it provides an intense overview of the varied elements that make up the graphic design profession through a unique set of chapters: “principles" defines the very basic foundation of what constitutes graphic design to establish the language, terms, and concepts that govern what we do and how we do it, covering layout, typography, and printing terms; “knowledge" explores the most influential sources through which we learn about graphic design from the educational institutions we attend to the magazines and books we read; “representatives" gathers the designers who over the years have proven the most prominent or have steered the course of graphic design in one way or another; and “practice" highlights some of the most iconic work produced that not only serve as examples of best practices, but also illustrate its potential lasting legacy. Graphic Design, Referenced serves as a comprehensive source of information and inspiration by documenting and chronicling the scope of contemporary graphic design, stemming from the middle of the twentieth century to today.

Museums Journal

Author : Elijah Howarth
ISBN : UOM:39015066179626
Genre : Museums
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"Indexes to papers read before the Museums Association, 1890-1909. Comp. by Charles Madeley": v. 9, p. 427-452.

British Humanities Index

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Genre : Periodicals
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International Management

Author : Helen Deresky
ISBN : UIUC:30112072929679
Genre : Industrial management
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Designed to prepare business students for the global workplace, International Management outlines the actual functions and behaviors required for effective management of organizations and employees. This practical text is organized according to the international manager's decision-making process-through the functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling-so students can easily make the transition into the international arena. The Second Edition features seven new comprehensive cases dealing with management issues, a new chapter on international labor relations, new chapter-opening profiles, and expanded coverage of China and Eastern Europe.

Rises In The East

Author : Katrina Schwarz
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124142022
Genre : Art museums
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Focusing on the architecture of Whitechapel Gallery - as an outstanding example of the Arts and Crafts Movement and as the site of an innovative expansion - this publication includes an analysis and photographic record of the building design, with essays by William Mann, Stephen Escritt, and a roundtable discussion between architects and artists involved in the project.

Travel Leisure

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924095725648
Genre : Travel
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ISBN : UOM:39015058885461
Genre : Decoration and ornament
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On The Radio

Author : Stephen Barnard
ISBN : UOM:39015014945318
Genre : Music
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