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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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100 Ideas that Changed Graphic Design

This accessible book demonstrates how ideas influenced and defined graphic design. Lavishly illustrated, it is both a great source of inspiration and a provocative record of some of the best examples ..

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101 Design Methods : A Structured Approach for Driving Innovation in Your Organization

This is the first step-by-step guidebook for successful innovation planning. Unlike other books on the subject, "101 Design Methods" approaches the practice of creating new products, services, and cus..

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50 Designers You Should Know

Designers have shaped our modern age, whether it's the chair we're sitting in, the computer we're reading on, or the house we're living in. Design is everywhere, and this volume profiles fifty of the ..

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A-Z of Typography: Classification * Anatomy * Toolkit * Attributes

An A-Z of everything you ever wanted to know about typefaces, typography and the printed page. It opens with an A-Z of a range of significant fonts, chosen to represent the typographic spectru..

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A-Z of Visual Ideas : How to Solve Any Creative Brief

The A-Z of Visual Ideas explains the key ideas, sources of inspiration and visual techniques that have been used throughout design history. Showing where ideas and inspiration come from, the book prov..

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Alan Kitching: A Life in Letterpress

Designed by Simon Esterson of Esterson Associates, this long-awaited monograph documents the work of world-renowned typographer, designer and letterpress practitioner Alan Kitching. Spanning over fift..

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Amazing Layout Design

The role of layout design is simply stated. It operates with design elements such as font, colour and graph to deliver visual aesthetic perception without compromising proper content layout. Layout de..

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Anthology of Decorated Papers: A Sourcebook for Designers

This remarkable and beautiful book brings together a collection of decorated papers dating from the 16th to the 20th century. They were produced for a wide variety of uses: as wrappers and endpapers f..

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Anthology of Decorated Papers: A Sourcebook for Designers
Assembled: Transform Everyday Objects Into Robots

Assembled features 25 contemporary assemblage art projects by international artists through before and after� shots as well as an additional gallery of inspiring assembled pieces. Each of the 25 pro..

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Axel Vervoordt: Wabi Inspirations

Interior design guru Axel Vervoordt shares his latest inspirations for the home. Axel Vervoordts intense curiosity has fueled his work as an interior designer, spurring him to explore and draw inspira..

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Berlin in Fifty Design Icons

In this series, the Design Museum looks at the fifty design icons of major cities around the world - icons that, when viewed together, inherently sum up the character of their city. Covering anythin..

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Big Book of Green Design, The

Being environmentally conscious is no longer trendy or unique. It's expected. A growing number of today's companies are requiring their creative firms to develop and incorporate more eco-friendly pack..

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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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Blueprints of Fashion: Home Sewing Patterns of the 1940s
Bookshelf Design

Whether trophy or status symbol, comfort or escape, books can have profound meaning in a person's life. As a result, how they store them can take on significant importance. Bookshelf Design examines t..

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Bright Bazaar: Embracing Colour for Make-you-Smile Style

This refreshing take on colour is from one of the world's leading interior design bloggers, Will Taylor of Bright.Bazaar. Are you keen to use colour to imprint your personality on the canvas of your h..

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Brilliant History of Color in Art, The

This is a irresistible and wonderfully illustrated exploration of the history of colour in art. The history of art is inseparable from the history of colour. And what a fascinating story they tell tog..

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Chair Anatomy: Design and Construction

Chairs are the design pieces that most of us use most of the time: from offices to dining tables, from lounging to working, the importance of good chair design to our well-being cannot be underestimat..

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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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Clothbound: Iconic Fabric Designs

For over 20 years, Julie Paterson, founder of ClothFabric, has been designing and printing contemporary textiles by hand. Her iconic patterns, inspired by and connected to the Australian landscape, ha..

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Codex Seraphinianus XXXIII

An extraordinary and surreal art book, this edition has been redesigned by the author and includes new illustrations. Ever since the "Codex Seraphinianus" was first published in 1981, the book has bee..

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Color Design Workbook: A Real World Guide to Using Color in Graphic Design

Since color is such an important part of graphic design, designers need the most up-to-date, as well as the most fundamental, information on the subject to have the tools needed to use color effective..

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Copy Book

In 1995, the D&AD published a book on the intricate art of writing for advertising. Now, D&AD and TASCHEN join forces to bring you this updated and redesigned edition with essays by 53 leading profess..

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Custom Lettering of the 20s and 30s

Custom Lettering of the 20s and 30s is a celebration of the stunning and stylistically varied headline lettering that existed before the advent of phototypesetting or the computer. This unique publica..

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Cut and Fold Paper Textures: Techniques for Surface Design

This book will show you inspirational ways in which paper can be used to create textured and relief surfaces. These techniques are mostly intuitive and easy to make, requiring no origami or paper engi..

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D is for Design: ABCs from Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Design: The Definitive Visual History is a gorgeous visual celebration of design across the decades. Find out all about the major design movements of the last 150 years from Arts and Crafts to Bauhaus..

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Design Affairs: Shoes, Chandeliers, Chairs etc. by Architects

Why should architects restrict their abilities and creative faculties to buildings and rooms? A closer look reveals that many of them are also active as creators of objects - often of furniture in ..

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Design Book

The Design Book is the greatest collection of inspirational product design in one affordable and collectable book. It showcases 500 of the most innovative, beautiful and influential products from the ..

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Design for Sustainable Change: How Design and Designers Can Drive the Sustainability Agenda

Design for Sustainable Change explores how design thinking and design-led entrepreneurship can address the issue of sustainability. It discusses the ways in which design thinking is evolving and being..

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Design Incubator: A Prototype for New Design


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Design Museum Fifty Typefaces That Changed the World

The digital revolution has made typesetters of us all as we define our identities through the typefaces we choose to communicate with the world. In this witty and insightful book John L Waters explore..

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Design of Everyday Things: Revised and Expanded Edition

Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we fail to figure out which light switch or oven burner to turn on, or whether to push, pull, or slide a door. The fault, argues this ingenious,even libera..

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Design School: Layout: A Practical Guide for Students and Designers

Design School: Layout is an instructive guide for students, recent graduates, and self-taught designers. It provides a comprehensive introduction to creating and changing layouts: a crucially importan..

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Design School: Type: A Practical Guide for Students and Designers

Master the typographic techniques and practices used by professional designersDesign School: Type is an instructive guide for students, recent graduates, and self-taught designers. It provides a compr..

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Design: The Whole Story

Design: The Whole Story takes a close look at the key developments, movements and practitioners of design around the world, from the beginnings of industrial manufacturing to the present day. Organize..

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Designer Maker User: An Introduction to Design

Designer Maker User is an accessible introduction to contemporary design, providing non-specialists and enthusiasts with an appreciation of the objects and spaces that shape everyday life. As well as ..

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Designer's Dictionary of Colour


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Designer's Research Manual: Succeed in Design by Knowing Your Clients and Understanding What They Really Need

Good information gives designers a competitive advantage. Understanding the wishes of a client and the needs and preferences of their audience drives innovation. The ability to gather research, analyz..

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Dixonary: Illustrations, Explanations & Post-rationalisations from the Chaotic Mind of Tom Dixon

"Dixonary" is the first comprehensive book on one of Britains best known and most highly regarded product designers, in his own words and with a wealth of illustrations showing the inspiration behind ..

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Do it Yourself: 50 Projects by Designers and Artists

50 of the world's most exciting designers and visionary artists have devised simple objects that anyone can make at home. Affordable, accessible and inspirational, this book redefines DIY for the IKE..

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Draplin Design Co.: Pretty Much Everything

Esquire. Ford Motors. The Obama Administration. Burton Snowboards. While all of these brands are vastly different, they share at least one thing in common: Aaron Draplin. The man behind developing the..

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Drawing Type: An Introduction to Illustrating Letterforms

Part inspiration and part workbook, the images of hand-drawn type will inspire and excite any designer to draw and explore type. Drawing Type features real-world projects and sketchbooks of well-known..

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Encore!: New Artisans 2 Handmade Designs for Contemporary Living

'Craft' is no longer a trend; it is now an enshrined aspect of modern life. This sequel to Olivier Dupon's bestselling The New Artisans, the book that began it all showcases 60 new makers whose creati..

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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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Exhibition Design

Successful exhibition design is more than the presentation of products, objects and ideas, going beyond the mere conveyance of information related to them. A functioning concept must contribute to a d..

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