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Listening to Design A Guide to the Creative Process
ISBN: HB: 9781780239125, Reaktion Books, March 2018
208 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm
"Listening to Design" leads readers into the unique world of the creative process. Drawing on his experience as a teacher, psychotherapist and architect, Andrew Levitt breaks down the creative process, from the moment an idea appears through to the f...
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Shape of Craft
ISBN: HB: 9781780238227, Reaktion Books, January 2018
272 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm, 70 illus.
Today, the word Craft is linked to a vast array of items from handmade objects to microbreweries and all matters artisanal. It is so overused that it can grate our ears as pretentious and strain our credulity. But this also reveals how compelling the...
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Posters A Global History
ISBN: PB: 9781780233710, Reaktion Books, February 2015
288 pp., 25x19 cm, 100 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
Posters are ubiquitous. They hang on office walls, bedroom doors and bus shelters. But what relevance do they have today in our age of image saturation, of prolific social media and electronic devices? In "Posters: A Global History" Elizabeth Guffey...
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Bathroom
ISBN: PB: 9781780231938, Reaktion Books, December 2013
272 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm, 80 black&white illus., 40 colour illus.
Most of us take modern bathrooms for granted – they are an essential part of our homes, but we ignore the complex network of pipes, pumps, and treatment plants that make up indoor plumbing's infrastructure. Telling the story of one of the world's gre...
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Line Let Loose Scribbling, Doodling and Automatic Drawing
ISBN: HB: 9781780230825, Reaktion Books, October 2013
176 pp., 20x15 cm, 40 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
"Line Let Loose" is a sustained investigation of the evolution of scribbling, doodling and automatic drawing. Of these three forms of drafting, scribbling is the most basic: it is seen as playing a formative role in the drawings of both children and...
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£25,00
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Computer
ISBN: PB: 9781861896643, Reaktion Books, June 2010
256 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm, 91 black&white illus., 52 colour illus.
The pixellated rectangle we spend most of our day staring at in silence is not the television, as many long feared, but the computer – the ubiquitous portal of work and personal lives. The computer is now so common we don't even notice it. It is diff...
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£22,50
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Dutch Design A History
ISBN: PB: 9781861893802, Reaktion Books, November 2008
272 pp., 22x17.1 cm, 88 black&white illus., 83 colour illus.
From the colourful abstraction of the Rietveld chair to the dry wit of the "milkbottle lamp" by design cooperative Droog, modern design in the Netherlands has always been a hotbed of experimentation. Dutch designers have consistently pushed to the li...
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£24,95
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Shape of Things A Philosophy of Design
ISBN: PB: 9781861890559, Reaktion Books, October 1999
128 pp., 20x12 cm
This book presents for the first time in English an array of essays on design by the seminal media critic and philosopher Vilem Flusser. It puts forward the view that our future depends on design. In a series of insightful essays on such ordinary "th...
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£14,95
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Design For Society
ISBN: PB: 9780948462658, Reaktion Books, November 1994
182 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 41 illus.
Although design has become eminently newsworthy among the general public in our society, there is very little understanding to be found of the values and implications that underlie it. Design generates much heat but little light: we live in a world t...
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Modernism in Design
ISBN: PB: 9780948462115, Reaktion Books, October 1990
248 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 60 illus.
Ten new and important essays on design cover Modernism's fortunes in Germany, Italy, Sweden, Britain, Spain, Belgium and the USA; they range in subject matter from world fairs and everyday domestic objects to American West coast architecture and Fren...
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£17,95
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