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Product design books

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Recently Published

Digital Handmade Craftsmanship and the New Industrial Revolution by Lucy Johnston Digital Handmade Craftsmanship and the New Industrial Revolution


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Wooden Bicycle: Around the World by Kiriakos Iosifidis The Wooden Bicycle: Around the World

Showcasing more than 250 designers from around the world, including craftspeople (many of them renowned bicycle makers), manufacturers and associated organisations, this book dedicates hundreds of pages to beautiful bike designs, illuminating the latest modern trends in specialist bicycle craftmanship....
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Event Design Yearbook by Sabine Marinescu Event Design Yearbook

The best examples of contemporary event design are collected in one book, fusing authentic and digital experiences.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

Doing by Peter Zec Doing

Year after year, Doing, edited by Peter Zec who is one of the best design experts in the world, showcases products from activity- and lifestyle-oriented areas. This covers design products from the garden, leisure, sport, children, fashion, watches and jewellery.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/07/2017

Living by Peter Zec Living

Year after year, Living, edited by Peter Zec who is one of the best design experts in the world, combs the domestic sphere for innovation in design, whether it be in living rooms or bedrooms, kitchens, tableware or cooking utensils,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/07/2017

Enjoying 2017-2018 by Peter Zec Enjoying 2017-2018

Year after year, Enjoying, edited by Peter Zec who is one of the best design experts in the world, presents products from work- and technology-oriented fields. Focuses on design products from offices, heating and air conditioning, industry and crafts, life...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/07/2017

Rebranding Design by Johan Debit Rebranding Design

Exploration of how to design for rebranding concepts that result in optimum commercial success.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/07/2017

New Concepts and Trends of Hybrid Multiple Criteria Decision Making by Gwo-Hshiung (National Taipei University Taiwan) Tzeng New Concepts and Trends of Hybrid Multiple Criteria Decision Making

When humans or computers need to make a decision, typically multiple conflicting criteria need to be evaluated--such as when we buy a car, we need to consider safety, cost and comfort. Multiple-Criteria Decision-Making has been researched for decades. Now as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/07/2017

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Craft-Based Design On Practical Knowledge and Manual Creativity by Stefan Moritsch Craft-Based Design On Practical Knowledge and Manual Creativity

Interest in the practice of various forms of craftsmanship has grown in recent times. Yet, a detailed picture of the know-how connected to the manual trades is lacking. Through direct dialogue with active designers and craftspeople, this publication addresses the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Aesthetic Sustainability Product Design and Sustainable Usage by Kristine H. Harper Aesthetic Sustainability Product Design and Sustainable Usage

Why do we readily dispose of some things, whereas we keep and maintain others for years, despite their obvious wear and tear? Can a greater understanding of aesthetic value lead to a more strategic and sustainable approach to product design?...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

AQA AS/A-Level Design and Technology: Product Design by Will Potts, Julia Morrison, Ian Granger, Dave Sumpner AQA AS/A-Level Design and Technology: Product Design
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Encourage your students to be creative, innovative and critical designers with a textbook that builds in-depth knowledge and understanding of the materials, components and processes associated with the creation of products.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

Truly Nordic Nordic Craftsmanship, Campaigns and Design by Truly Nordic Nordic Craftsmanship, Campaigns and Design


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Caimi Brevetti by Aldo Colonetti Caimi Brevetti


Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Human Factors in Practice: Concepts and Applications by Haydee M. Cuevas Human Factors in Practice: Concepts and Applications

Human Factors in Practice: Concepts and Applications is written for the practitioner who wishes to learn about human factors (HF) but is more interested in application (applied research) than theory (basic research). Each chapter discusses the application of important human...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

Undesign Critical Practices at the Intersection of Art and Design by Andrew McNamara Undesign Critical Practices at the Intersection of Art and Design

Undesign brings together leading artists, designers and theorists working at the intersection of art and design. The text focuses on design practices, and conceptual approaches, which challenge the traditional notion that design should emphasize its utility over aesthetic or other...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2017

Undesign Critical Practices at the Intersection of Art and Design by Andrew McNamara Undesign Critical Practices at the Intersection of Art and Design

Undesign brings together leading artists, designers and theorists working at the intersection of art and design. The text focuses on design practices, and conceptual approaches, which challenge the traditional notion that design should emphasize its utility over aesthetic or other...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/10/2017

Multiple Criteria Decision Making Applications in Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing and Product Recovery by Surendra M. Gupta, Mehmet Ali Ilgin Multiple Criteria Decision Making Applications in Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing and Product Recovery
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In order to ensure environmentally responsible production and disposal of products, local governments are imposing stricter environmental regulations, some of which even require manufacturers to take back their products at the end of the product's useful life. These government regulations,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

Michael Graves Design for Life by Ian Volner Michael Graves Design for Life

This is the first (and only) biography of Michael Graves (1934-2015), who rose to prominence as a cultural icon as both architect and product designer.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

Trade Fair Design Annual 2017/18 by Sabine Marinescu Trade Fair Design Annual 2017/18

A standard reference work in the Trade Fair Design world, which appreciates the intricacies of trade fair design, and explores how a well-thought-out design can develop emotional connections with the customers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/10/2017

Screenprinting The Ultimate Studio Guide from Sketchbook to Squeegee by Print Club London Screenprinting The Ultimate Studio Guide from Sketchbook to Squeegee


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

Design Affairs: Shoes, Chandeliers, Chairs Etc. by Architects by Braun Design Affairs: Shoes, Chandeliers, Chairs Etc. by Architects


Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

The Modern Kitchen Objects that changed the way we cook, eat and live by Tim Hayward The Modern Kitchen Objects that changed the way we cook, eat and live

A nostalgic paean to 100 objects that have helped to define the modern kitchen
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Ward Bennett by Pilar Viladas Ward Bennett

The first and only monograph to celebrate Ward Bennett, the leading American interior and furniture designer
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2017

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Analysing Design Thinking: Studies of Cross-Cultural Co-Creation by Bo T. Christensen, Linden J. Ball, Kim Halskov Analysing Design Thinking: Studies of Cross-Cultural Co-Creation
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The scientific analysis of design thinking is of considerable interest to academic scholars and design practitioners across many disciplines. This research tradition has generated a growing corpus of studies examining how designers think when creating innovative products, although there has...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2017

Contemporary Ergonomics 2007 Proceedings of the International Conference on Contemporary Ergonomics (CE2007), 17-19 April 2007, Nottingham, UK by Philip D. Bust Contemporary Ergonomics 2007 Proceedings of the International Conference on Contemporary Ergonomics (CE2007), 17-19 April 2007, Nottingham, UK

Presenting the Proceedings of the Ergonomics Society's annual conference, the series embraces the wide range of topics covered by ergonomics. Individual papers provide insight into current practice, present new research findings and form an invaluable reference source. A wide range...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Analysing Design Thinking: Studies of Cross-Cultural Co-Creation by Bo T. Christensen, Linden J. (University of Central Lancashire, UK) Ball, Kim Halskov Analysing Design Thinking: Studies of Cross-Cultural Co-Creation
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The scientific analysis of design thinking is of considerable interest to academic scholars and design practitioners across many disciplines. This research tradition has generated a growing corpus of studies examining how designers think when creating innovative products, although there has...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/06/2017

Product Design Sketching Vehicles by Lei Zhang, Cai Yang Product Design Sketching Vehicles
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Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Crowd Design From Tools for Empowerment to Platform Capitalism by Florian Alexander Schmidt Crowd Design From Tools for Empowerment to Platform Capitalism

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. The study is focused on the crowdsourcing of design tasks, but these specific...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/06/2017

Design for a Sustainable Culture Perspectives, Practices and Education by Astrid Skjerven Design for a Sustainable Culture Perspectives, Practices and Education

As culture is becoming increasingly recognised as a crucial element of sustainable development, design competence has emerged as a useful tool in creating a meaningful life within a sustainable mental, cultural and physical environment. Design for a Sustainable Culture explores...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/06/2017

E> Return on Experience by E> Return on Experience

An exploration of the dialogue that is essential to the design process.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Makers Ware Ceramic, Wood and Glass for the Tabletop by Wang Shaoqiang Makers Ware Ceramic, Wood and Glass for the Tabletop


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

The Red Thread Nordic Design by Oak Publishing The Red Thread Nordic Design

An elegant exploration of the hugely influential simplicity, beauty, and functionality of Nordic design - timeless, yet on trend
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/05/2017

Design for Personalisation by Iryna Kuksa Design for Personalisation

The principle of personalisation appears in a range of current debates among design professionals, healthcare providers and educationalists about the implications of new technologies and approaches to consumer sovereignty for 'mass' provision. The potential of new technologies implies systems of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/05/2017

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