Design: The Key Concepts

Design: The Key Concepts

by Catherine McDermott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415320151

ISBN-13: 9780415320153

Pub. Date: 01/11/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415320153
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/11/2008
Series:
Routledge Key Guides Series
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of Concepts. Introduction. Key Concepts. Bibliography. Index

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