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Design: The Key Concepts

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Design: The Key Concepts

Design: The Key Concepts
Routledge | 2008 | ISBN: 0415320151 | Pages: 250 | PDF | 1.05 MB

This is the essential student’s guide to Design – its practice, its theory and its history. Drawing from a wide range of international examples, respected design writer Catherine McDermott explores key topics including:

* international design – from Europe to Africa
* design history – from Art Nouveau to punk
* sustainable design, recycling and green design
* design theory – from semiotics to gender, to postcolonialism
* design technology, graphic design and the web.

Fully cross-referenced, with up to date guides for further reading, Design: the Key Concepts is an indispensable reference for students of design, design history, fashion, art and visual culture.