Architecture matters. To our cities, to our planet, to our personal lives. How we design and what we build has an impact that usually lasts for generations. This book focuses on the mechanisms, politics and personalities that play a role in how buildings in our societies and urban centres come to be.
Written by one of the world's top game designers, this book describes the deepest and most fundamental principles of game design, demonstrating how tactics used in board, card, and athletic games also work in video games.
This book will transform the way you think about design by showing how integral it is to our daily lives, from the spoon we use to eat our breakfast cereal to the medical equipment used to save lives. John Heskett goes beyond style and taste to look at how different cultures and individuals personalise objects.
Containing over 6,000 entries from Aalto to ziggurat, this is the most comprehensive and up-to-date dictionary of architecture in paperback. Beautifully illustrated and written in a clear and concise style, it is an invaluable work of reference for both students of architecture and the general reader, as well as professional architects.
Written specifically for textile designers, Digital Textile Design provides the know-how for students and professionals who wish to use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator as design tools by examining how they can access the techniques of digital textile printing and providing an insight into the technology involved.
A revised and expanded history surveying a vast range of media and including the technologically induced changes in graphic design since 1990. Starting with posters, advertising and corporate identity, it charts the development of word and image up to and including the impact of digital technology.
Covers over 150 years of international design, including ceramics, furniture, graphics, industrial design, interiors, and fashion, as well as biographical entries on designers, manufacturers, major museums and heritage sites. This dictionary serves as a useful student reference tool.
In September 2015 the world lost Phil Patton. Whether he was chronicling design minutiae, quirky anecdotes or bizarre tales, Phil's books, columns, articles and posts always delivered a new account. This volume compiles 40 selections representing the wide range of interests and fascinations that occupied his thoughts.