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100 Ideas that Changed Design

This inspiring book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped industrial and product design. Written by two experts on modern design, it provides both a concise history of the subject, an..

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102 Things I Learned in Product Design School

Product design is not art, engineering, or craft, yet the skills and understandings it calls for touch all these areas. In 101 brief, illustrated lessons, this accessible guide leads students and desi..

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99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design, The

This is 99% Invisible. __________ A beautifully designed guidebook to the unnoticed yet essential elements of our cities, from the creators of the wildly popular 99% Invisible podcast..

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Bio Design: Nature * Science * Creativity

Bioluminescent algae, symbiotic aquariums, self-healing concrete, clavicle wind instruments and structures made from living trees - biology applied outside the lab has never been so intriguing, or s..

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Black and White Graphics: Maximum Creativity Within a Minimal Budget

Both inspirational and practical, Black and White Graphics showcases the appealing impact of using monochrome color schemes in the field of graphic design, and it presents an international collection ..

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BRANDLife Restaurants & Bars: Integrated brand systems in graphics and space

Food and beverage hold the power to unite people across ages, cultures, and identities. The simple act of enjoying meals or drinks together, even with strangers, can form the basis for some of life'..

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Century of Colour in Design: 250 innovative objects and the stories behind them, A

'One sits more comfortably on a colour that one likes.'-Verner Panton The allure of colour is undeniable, but its wholesale use in product design is a relatively recent development. Perhaps ..

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In Characters, Stephen Banham has meticulously researched the signage and typography of a city to present an exuberant collection of quirky, poignant and often funny stories.From architecture and adve..

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Christopher Dresser Textiles

Dr Christopher Dresser is best remembered for his pioneering advances in design and associated technology. In the new industrial world of the nineteenth century, Dresser was the first designer to unde..

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Design Book, The

From the paper clip to the Eames Lounge Chair, the hundreds of everyday objects included in THE DESIGN BOOK span the last five centuries and shape our society in indelible ways. This extraordinary col..

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Design Elements, 3rd edition: Understanding the rules and knowing when to break them - Revised and Updated

A new and updated 3rd Edition of the best-selling Design Elements, a visually rich and accessible handbook that presents the fundamentals of design in lists, tips, brief text, and examples. With new i..

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Design in Asia: The New Wave

This is an overview of the top 100 leading young designers working across Asia, selected by the co-founders of one of Asia's foremost interior-design magazines, Design Anthology, based in Hong Kong. F..

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Designer's Dictionary of Type, The

The Designer's Dictionary of Type follows in the footsteps of The Designer's Dictionary of Color, providing a vivid and highly accessible look at an even more important graphic design ingredient: typo..

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Designing Type Second Edition

This comprehensive guide to type design is hailed as a 'must-have' for typographers, graphic designers and students and has been fully refreshed and updated with the introduction of more contemporary ..

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English Arts & Crafts Furniture: Projects & Techniques for the Modern Maker

"Arts & Crafts" has come to be a name for a style of decorative arts, but just try to pin it down. It's a huge challenge, because it encompasses such a broad variety of work. Early pieces, such as som..

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Eye, The

They're often behind the scenes, letting their work take center stage. But now Nathan Williams, founder and editor in chief of Kinfolk magazine and author of The Kinfolk Table, The Kinfolk Home, and T..

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Font of Knowledge: A Journal

For aspiring designers, font nerds, or anyone who has ever Googled "what font does Apple use?" this is a journal that explores the art of typography. Inside, you'll find these pages peppered with fact..

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Food Futures: Experimental Food Design

AUSTRALIAN AUTHORS This compilation of food design projects illustrates the possibilities new technologies provide to designers and the ways society perceives food. Food Futures is a compilation of ..

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Graphic Design for Art, Fashion, Film, Architecture, Photography, Product Design and Everything in Between

This guide explores ways in which graphic designers can successfully collaborate with other creative professionals and sectors, whether it be a more sophisticated logo for a product, a better-designed..

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Graphic Design Play Book

An entertaining and highly original introduction to graphic design, this beautifully designed book uses puzzles and visual challenges to demonstrate how typography, signage, posters and branding work...

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Graphic Design School:  Foundation Course for Graphic Designers Working in Print, Moving Image and Digital Media

Graphic Design School is organized into two main sections, 'principles' and 'practice'. The first section deals with the fundamentals of design, such as composition, hierarchy, layout, typography, gri..

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Great Info, The: Attractive and Effective Infographic Design

As an important type of graphic design, infographic is a highly condensed, yet versatile, way to transmit information. The book has included infographic designs for different fields, in different crea..

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I Wonder

Marian Bantjes's highly ornamental, craftsman-like word-pictures have earned her professional acclaim and a cult following around the world. There is, however, another side to Bantjes's visual work: h..

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Iconic Designs: 50 Stories about 50 Things

Iconic Designs is a beautifully designed and illustrated guide to fifty classic 'things' - designs that we find in the city, in our homes and offices, on page and screen, and in our everyday lives. In..

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Interactive Design For Screen

The result of extensive research centred on the latest designs optimised for the screens of mobile devices, the Power of Touch looks at over a hundred projects that showcase the functionality and acce..

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Japanese Design Since 1945: A Complete Sourcebook

A dedication to craft and the finest production quality have been an integral part of culture and day-to-day life in Japan for centuries. For the Japanese, the concept of design is not limited to func..

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Kristian Fredrikson: Designer

Multi-discipline designer Kristian Fredrikson was an extraordinary influence in Australian Dance, Opera and Drama. His collaborations with Graeme Murphy saw scenes of unleashed imagination, breat..

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Laws of Simplicity, The

Finally, we are learning that simplicity equals sanity. We're rebelling against technology that's too complicated, DVD players with too many menus, and software accompanied by 75-megabyte "read me" ma..

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Made in Japan: Awe-inspiring graphics from Japan Today

When a product is labelled as "Made in Japan", it is often a promise of quality, and the consistent clarity, order and precision of Japanese designs definitely ensures that the reputation is not exa..

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Metric Pattern Cutting for Menswear 5E

Since the first edition was published in 1980, Metric Pattern Cutting for Menswear has become established as the standard work on this subject and has proved invaluable as both a textbook for students..

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Mid-Century Modern Design: A Complete Sourcebook

This definitive survey of one of the most popular, collectable and dynamic periods of international design offers a rich overview of all aspects of the subject. It covers mid-century furniture, lighti..

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Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design

The mid-20th century was one of the most popular, collectable and dynamic periods of international design. Drawing on the inventive style of the era, this range of gift products features exclusive i..

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Oh Sh*t... What Now?

So you've graduated. What now? Where do you live? Can you afford to live? How can you make money doing design? How do you get a job? Who do you want to work for and are you good enough? This boo..

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On Jewellery: A Compendium of International Contemporary Art Jewellery

On Jewellery explores different themes, such as Conceptual Jewellery, Jewellery and Photography, Borderline Jewellery and the Language of Jewellery. It deals with assumptions, definitions, prejudices ..

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Optical Illusions in Graphic Design

The book features mind-blowing examples of optical illusions used in graphic design and architecture. The projects shown in this book create extraordinary effects that make us doubt and fall for the..

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Palette Mini Series 01: Black & White

The best-selling PALETTE colour-themed series remains one of the most successful and sought-after references for designers around the world. Its first four editions - Black & White (Vol. 1), Multicolo..

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Palette Mini Series 02: Multicolour

The best-selling PALETTE colour-themed series remains one of the most successful and sought-after references for designers around the world. Its first four editions - Black & White (Vol. 1), Multicolo..

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Palette Mini Series 03: Gold & Silver

The best-selling PALETTE colour-themed series remains one of the most successful and sought-after references for designers around the world. Its first four editions - Black & White (Vol. 1), Multicolo..

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Perspectives on Contemporary Printmaking: Critical Writing Since 1986

This anthology, the first of its kind, presents thirty-two texts on contemporary prints and printmaking written from the mid-1980s to the present by authors from across the world. The texts range from..

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Pocket Complete Color Harmony: 1,500-Plus Color Palettes for Designers, Artists, Architects, Makers, and Educators, The

This pocket-size version of The Complete Color Harmony features the colour explorations, insights, and palettes included in the original version in a handy, take-along size. It's the one colour refere..

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Principles for Good Layout Design

A successful layout will captivate the target audience immediately in commercial design. What are the principles then behind successful design that attracts consumers? You will find answers in this bo..

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Soviet Space Graphics: Cosmic Visions from the USSR

This otherworldly collection of Soviet space-race graphics takes readers on a cosmic adventure through Cold War-era Russia. Created against a backdrop of geopolitical uncertainty, the extraordinary im..

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Spectrum: Heritage Patterns and Colours

This simply structured and highly original book analyses the palettes that have been used by designers in the creation of furnishing fabrics and wallpapers from the 15th century to the present. The co..

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Symbols In Graphic Design

Modern-day cryptic symbols and mysterious codes are no longer just the tools of secret societies and spies; skilled graphic designers use them constantly, creating new visual languages for branding, l..

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Textile Reader


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Things Come Apart 2.0: A Teardown Manual for Modern Living

In Things Come Apart, fifty design classics - arranged by size and intricacy - are beautifully displayed, piece by piece, exploding in midair and dissected in real-time, frame-by-frame video stills. W..

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Thinking through Craft

Co-published in Association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, London This book is a timely and engaging introduction to the way that artists working in all media think about craft. Workmanship..

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Thoughtful Dresser


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Tony Williams Goldsmith


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Typology: Collections at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture

Patterns resonate and reveal themselves in this unique photographic essay featuring objects from the six museums associated with the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture (HMSC). The museums' encyclopa..

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Universal Methods of Design Expanded and Revised: 125 Ways to Research Complex Problems, Develop Innovative Ideas, and Design Effective Solutions

This expanded and revised version of the best-selling Universal Methods of Design is a comprehensive reference that provides a thorough and critical presentation of 125 research methods, synthesis/ana..

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