The Design Process / Edition 3

The Design Process / Edition 3

by Karl Aspelund
ISBN-10:
1609018389
ISBN-13:
9781609018382
Pub. Date:
12/18/2014
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic

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Overview

The Design Process / Edition 3

Karl Aspelund takes readers on a guided tour of seven stages of design, from Inspiration, Identification, Conceptualization, Exploration/Refinement, Definition/Modeling, Communication and Production. New cumulative storyboards of three different types of designs (graphics, clothing, and web design) progress through each stage to show how each setp is implemented in practical application. "Perspectives" features highlight individual designers and artists, and end-of-chapter exercises help transform design projects to reality.
New to This Edition:
New cumulative storyboards in each chapter provide a variety of examples to show how designs progress through each stage in the design process to arrive at a final product
Added coverage of globalization, sustainability, and collaborative teamwork
New "Perspectives" features with additional design fields and real-life artists and designers
Thoroughly updated illustrations

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781609018382
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 12/18/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 699,811
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Karl Aspelund, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Textiles Fashion Merchandising and Design at the University of Rhode Island and has been a designer, artist, and teacher for over 20 years in apparel, theater, film and digital media. He received his PhD in Anthropology and Material Culture from Boston University, University Professors Program, where his dissertation on women's national dress practices in Iceland was awarded the University Professor's Edmonds Prize for Best Doctoral Dissertation of the Academic Year 2010-2011. Aspelund's research interests are in the field of apparel design and personal and national identity creation.

Table of Contents

Ch 1 Inspiration
Ch 2 Identification
Ch 3 Conceptualization
Ch 4 Exploration/Refinement
Ch 5 Definition/Modeling
Ch 6 Communication
Ch 7 Production
Appendices: Elements & Principles of Design; Recommended Reading and Resources, Notable Designers and Architects; Reading the Zeitgeist; Zeitgeist and Design: A Timeline

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