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Visual Merchandising: Mirror and soul of a point of sale

by Gianfranco Giacoma-caire

Visual Merchandising is a technical manual that has more than 400 photos and 100 drawings. It speaks about the aesthetic aspects to set a window shop and the internal visual in a store. Analyse the psychological...


Art Deco

by Eric Knowles

Although most associated with the 1920s and 30s, Art Deco began in France prior to World War I. During the interwar years the style evolved and was adopted by an international elite set as the perfect expression...


Giovanni Pintori. The Stark Tension between Flair and Discretion.

by Massimiliano Musina

Giovanni Pintori (Tresnuraghes 1912–Milan 1999) was one of the best-known, widely admired and respected Italian designers worldwide. The winner of sought-after international awards, he designed impressive...


Design Cult

by Steven Heller

Renowned designer, author, critic, co-chair of SVA’s MFA program in design and National Design Award recipient Steven Heller reaches into the most contemplative recesses of his mind to offer an entertaining...


Thoughts on Design

by Michael Bierut & Paul Rand

One of the seminal texts of graphic design, Paul Rand's Thoughts on Design is now available for the first time since the 1970s. Writing at the height of his career, Rand articulated in his slender volume the...


Love Objects: Emotion, Design and Material Culture

by Anna Moran & Sorcha O'Brien

How are love and emotion embodied in material form?

Love Objects explores the emotional potency of things, addressing how objects can function as fetishes, symbols and representations, active participants in...


Becoming Human by Design

by Tony Fry

The last in Tony Fry's trilogy of books published by Berg continues his radical rethinking of design. Becoming Human by Design presents a provocative reading of human 'evolution' centred on ontological design,...


The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

by Lois Weinthal & Graeme Brooker

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design offers a compelling collection of original essays that seek to examine the shifting role of interior architecture and interior design, and their importance and...


Prototype: Design and Craft in the 21st Century

by Louise Valentine

Prototype: Design and Craft in the 21st Century is an edited collection of 13 essays by a diverse, cross-disciplinary body of international scholars and practitioners, which for the first time, brings together...


The Handbook of Design Management

by Rachel Cooper, Sabine Junginger & Thomas Lockwood

A broad international overview of research across all aspects of design management. Designed for graduate students and scholars as the ultimate desktop reference.


Made in Italy: Rethinking a Century of Italian Design

by Kjetil Fallan & Grace Lees-Maffei

Goods made or designed in Italy enjoy a profile which far outstrips the country�s modest manufacturing output. Italy�s glorious design heritage and reputation for style and innovation has �added value�...


The Political Unconscious of Architecture: Re-opening Jameson's Narrative

by Nadir Lahiji

Thirty years have passed since eminent cultural and literary critic Fredric Jameson wrote his classic work, The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act, in which he insisted that "there is...


Visualizing Research: A Guide to the Research Process in Art and Design

by Carole Gray & Julian Malins

A practical guide to research methods in art and design, explaining and assessing approaches most suited to creative disciplines. The book describes each stage of research and includes real project examples....


Architecture as a Performing Art

by Marcia Feuerstein & Gray Read

This collection of essays reveals a deep alliance between architecture and the performing arts, uncovering its roots in ancient stories, and tracing a continuous tradition of thought that emerges in contemporary...


Design History: A Students' Handbook

by Dr Hazel Conway & Hazel Conway

Hazel Conway introduces the student new to the subject to different areas of design history and shows some of the ways in which it can be studied and some of its delights and difficulties. No background knowledge...


The Ice Palace That Melted Away: Restoring Civility and Other Lost Virtues to Everyday Life

by Bill Stumpf

With The Ice Palace That Melted Away, Bill Stumpf, the designer of the first ergonomic chair, addresses the symbiotic relationship between design and the way we live, the often deadening effect of technology,...


Designs on Democracy: Architecture and Design in Scotland Post Devolution

by Stuart MacDonald

Disasters, pandemics, the War on Terrorism? Whatever your memories of the Noughties, this was also a Scottish decade. Design, politics and identity came together.


Sustaining Cultural Development: Unified Systems and New Governance in Cultural Life

by Biljana Mickov & James Doyle

In Sustaining Cultural Development, Biljana Mickov and James Doyle argue that effective programmes to promote greater participation in cultural life require substantial investment in research and strategic planning....