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    Design Diary 2018

    By Peter Zec

    Hardback £19.02

    Crowd Design: From Tools for Empowerment to Platform Capitalism

    By Florian Alexander Schmidt

    Hardback £39.92

    The author analyses the workings and the rhetoric of crowdsourced work platforms by comparing the way they address the masses today with historic notions of the crowd.

    In the Rough: Raw Interiors and Rugged Makers

    By Irene Schampaert

    Hardback Save £13.52 = £26.43

    The most innovative new faces in modern design are brought together in one volume, which celebrates artisans and their work in the international arena, and highlights interiors from all over the world.

    Jazz Age

    By Stephen Harrison

    Hardback Save £4.29 = £40.71

    An exhilarating look at Art Deco design in 1920s America, using jazz as its unifying metaphor

    Sifting the Trash: A History of Design Criticism

    By Alice Twemlow

    Hardback Save £8.72 = £19.23

    Outgrowth of the author's thesis doctoral--Royal College of Art, 2013 under the title: Purposes, poetics, and publics: the shifting dynamics of design criticism in the US and UK, 1955-2007.

    A Life in Car Design - Jaguar, Lotus, TVR

    By Oliver Winterbottom

    Hardback Save £12.54 = £24.96

    This book gives a unique insight into design and project work for a number of companies in the motor industry. It is aimed at both automobile enthusiasts and to encourage upcoming generations to consider a career in the creative field. Written in historical order, it traces the changes in the...

    California: Designing Freedom

    By Justin McGuirk

    Paperback Save £7.52 = £17.43

    Chronicling the roots of Silicon Valley's impact on global contemporary design from the 1960s to the present day

    The Vitra Schaudepot

    By Mateo Kries

    Paperback £11.46

    Design for Life

    By Stuart Walker

    Paperback Save £0.09 = £24.90

    Stuart Walker's design work has been described as life-changing, inspiring, disturbing and ferocious. Drawing on an extraordinarily diverse range of sources and informed by creative practice, Design for Life penetrates to the heart of modern culture and the malaise that underlies today's moral and environmental crises. The author argues that...

    Designers, Users and Justice

    By Turkka Keinonen

    Hardback Save £14.54 = £70.46

    "How do we design for users? How might users best participate in the design process? How can we evaluate the user's experience of designed products and services? These fundamental questions are addressed in Designers, Users, and Justice, through a series of dialogues between a design scholar and a designer. In...

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