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    Design and the Elastic Mind (Paperback) By (author) Paola Antonelli, By (author) Hugh Aldersey-Williams, By (author) Peter Hall, By (author) Ted Sargent


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    DescriptionOver the past few decades, we have experienced dramatic changes in some of the most established dimensions of human life: time, space, matter and individuality. Today our minds must be able to synthesize such transformations, whether they are working across several time zones, traveling between satellite maps and nanoscale images, gleefully drowning in information or acting fast in order to preserve a bit of down-time. Organized by Paola Antonelli, Museum of Modern Art curator of Architecture and Design, "Design and the Elastic Mind" focuses on the ability of designers to grasp momentous advances in technology, science and social mores, and to convert them into useful objects and systems. Included projects range from nanodevices to vehicles, appliances to interfaces and building facades, pragmatic solutions for everyday use to provocative ideas meant to influence our future choices. Designed by award-winning book designer Irma Boom, this volume features essays exploring the promising relationship between design and science by Antonelli, design critic and historian Hugh Aldersey-Williams, visualization design expert Peter Hall and nanophysicist Ted Sargent.

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    Design and the Elastic Mind
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Paola Antonelli, By (author) Hugh Aldersey-Williams, By (author) Peter Hall, By (author) Ted Sargent
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 192 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 700 g
    ISBN 13: 9780870707322
    ISBN 10: 0870707329

    BIC E4L: ART
    LC subject heading:
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.3
    LC subject heading: ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15860
    BIC subject category V2: AKP
    DC22: 745.2
    BISAC V2.8: DES008000
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: AKP
    Illustrations note
    150 colour illustrations
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    24 March 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York