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Design: The Key Concepts By Catherine McDermott (Kingston University, UK)

Design: The Key Concepts by Catherine McDermott (Kingston University, UK)

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Summary

A student's guide to design and its practice, theory and history, this book includes topics such as international design and design theory.

Design: The Key Concepts Summary

Design: The Key Concepts by Catherine McDermott (Kingston University, UK)

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.

About Catherine McDermott (Kingston University, UK)

Catherine McDermott is Professor in the School of Design at Kingston University, London and a well known writer and curator on contemporary design. Her current projects includes work for the Design Council, Museums Association and a project working with African designers and curators.

Table of Contents

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

Additional information

NPB9780415320160
9780415320160
041532016X
Design: The Key Concepts by Catherine McDermott (Kingston University, UK)
New
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2006-04-30
264
N/A
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