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See below for a selection of the latest books from Product design category. Presented with a red border are the Product design books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Product design books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

International Yearbook Brands & Communication Design 2019/2020

International Yearbook Brands & Communication Design 2019/2020

Author: Peter Zec Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/12/2019

The International Yearbook Brands & Communication Design shows powerful brand- and communication-centred works and projects by design studios and companies focused on communication campaigns. Volume 1 contains the brand-centered chapters, such as Red Dot: Agency of the Year, brands, brand design & identity, corporate design & identity, annual reports, advertising, packaging design, fair stands and retail design. Volume 2 is dedicated to communication design-centred works and projects, such as publishing & print media, posters, typography, illustrations, sound design, film & animation, online, apps, interface & user experience design and spatial communication. The creative brains behind the best product ideas are the winners of the honorary titles, 'Red Dot: Agency of the Year' and several 'Red Dot: Brands of the Year', and are given a special place in the design yearbook.

The Professional Skills Handbook For Engineers And Technical Professionals

The Professional Skills Handbook For Engineers And Technical Professionals

Author: Kevin Retz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/12/2019

This new handbook covers a wide range of engineering skills generally not taught in today's college-level technical programs. New engineers, though technically sound, need to master these other skills upon entering the professional world. Topics covered include teaming, root cause analysis, Lean manufacturing and management, presentation skills, innovation, and change leadership. Based on the author's 30 years of engineering and leadership experience, this work contains a wealth of practical tips and advice, as well as lessons learned the hard way. Portable and concise, the handbook can help new engineers thrive in and enjoy the technical world and their professional careers.

Thonet and Design

Thonet and Design

Author: Anggelika Nollert, Peter Ellenberg, Polina Gedova, Sebastian Jacobi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/12/2019

The Professional Skills Handbook For Engineers And Technical Professionals

The Professional Skills Handbook For Engineers And Technical Professionals

Author: Kevin Retz Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/12/2019

This new handbook covers a wide range of engineering skills generally not taught in today's college-level technical programs. New engineers, though technically sound, need to master these other skills upon entering the professional world. Topics covered include teaming, root cause analysis, Lean manufacturing and management, presentation skills, innovation, and change leadership. Based on the author's 30 years of engineering and leadership experience, this work contains a wealth of practical tips and advice, as well as lessons learned the hard way. Portable and concise, the handbook can help new engineers thrive in and enjoy the technical world and their professional careers.

Reliability and Warranties

Reliability and Warranties

Author: Marlin U. Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/12/2019

Our modern view of quality is a multifaceted conglomeration of probability, planning, and perception. Although warranties are important first as an estimate and then as a measurement of reliability, most books on reliability and quality relegate the topic of warranties to a single chapter. Today's engineering student needs an integrated view that considers all aspects that contribute to overall quality along with methods to analyze, predict, measure, and improve each component. Reliability and Warranties: Methods for Product Development and Quality Improvement provides this unified treatment along with illustrative examples, end-of-chapter problems, and background material. Based on the author's distinguished experience as a practicing engineer and educator, this text supplies students with a modern education in quality engineering and the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in the real world. It begins with preliminary results for dealing with failures followed by the modern definition and view of quality, various types and models for warranties, quality improvement, and perspective for achieving reliability and quality goals. It also includes a unique framework for measuring and tracking overall quality performance. Ideal for senior undergraduate and first-year graduate students taking courses on quality, reliability, or industrial engineering, Reliability and Warranties presents a practical, thoroughly integrated path to meeting both engineering and customer quality goals.

Thomas Stearns at Venini: 1960-1962

Thomas Stearns at Venini: 1960-1962

Author: Marino Barovier Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/11/2019

The Art Side of Kartell

The Art Side of Kartell

Author: Ferruccio Laviani, Rita Selvaggio Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2019

User Friendly

User Friendly

Author: Cliff Kuang, Robert Fabricant Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2019

***Picked as a book of the year by Fortune magazine*** 'A tour de force, an engrossing fusion of scholarly research, professional experience and revelations from intrepid firsthand reporting' -- New York Times USER FRIENDLY is a must-read for anyone who loves well-designed products-and for the innovators aspiring to make them. It seems like magic when some new gadget seems to know what we want before we know ourselves. But why does some design feel intrinsically good, and why do some designs last forever, while others disappear? User Friendly guides readers through the hidden rules governing how design shapes our behaviour, told through fascinating stories such as what the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island reveals about the logic of the smartphone; how the pressures of the Great Depression and World War II created our faith in social progress through better product design; and how a failed vision for Disney World yielded a new paradigm for designed experience.

Ted Eron Designed That

Ted Eron Designed That

Author: Joseph B. Eron, Elizabeth Eron Roth Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/10/2019

What do Elmer's Glue, Krylon Spray Paint, and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups have in common? The designer Ted Eron, of course. You may not know his name, but you know Ted Eron. Although he remains largely unknown in the public consciousness, Eron played an integral role in defining the aesthetics of everyday American goods and widely used household staples in 1950s and 60s. In Ted Eron Designed That, Joseph B. Eron and Elizabeth Eron Roth - Ted's children - chronicle the life and art of their father through a nostalgic tour of the iconic graphic designs that have shaped twentieth-century visual culture. From his humble beginnings painting signs in the basement of a market while attending Cooper Union to the Eron & Eron Industrial Design years before World War II and beyond, Ted Eron Designed That pays a long overdue tribute to the man behind the iconic designs. Flipping through this book, every reader will be astounded to realise that there's always a good chance that Ted Eron did indeed design that.

ShuttlePlane Human Transport

ShuttlePlane Human Transport

Author: J Ron Lewis Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/10/2019

ShuttlePlane Human Transport

ShuttlePlane Human Transport

Author: J Ron Lewis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/10/2019

Design and Emotion

Design and Emotion

Author: Deana McDonagh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/10/2019

There is considerable interest in and growing recognition of the emotional domain in product development. The relationship between the user and the product is paramount in industry, which has led to major research investments in this area. Traditional ergonomic approaches to design have concentrated on the user's physical and cognitive abilities. However, new approaches also take into consideration the user's emotional relationship with their belongings. Design and Emotion is an edited collection of papers given at the 3rd Design and Emotion Conference 2002. These contributions outline the latest developments, findings, and techniques in industrial applications and in research, bringing you up-to-date with the current thinking in this field. As a forum for discussing the latest ideas in emotion-driven design, this book will prove to be essential reading for all human factors specialists involved in design.