Beautiful Designing for People

Beautiful Designing for People

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This is the exhibition catalog for Beautiful Users, one of the Cooper-Hewitt's reopening exhibitions set for Fall 2014. The show is curated by Ellen Lupton and the catalog will be edited and designed by her. The exhibition explores the changing relationship between designers and users, touching upon topics such as ergonomics, human factors, affordances, design thinking, design process and universal design.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 178 x 229 x 15.24mm | 385.55g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 125 colour images
  • 1616892919
  • 9781616892913
  • 51,144

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"A fascinating survey of objects and interfaces as they have evolved to better serve us humans."-Communication Arts magazine "Beautiful Users catalogs dozens of modern products made with careful consideration of interaction and interface."-Wired magazine
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About Ellen Lupton

Ellen Lupton is the author, co-author or editor of 13 books with PrincetonArchitectural Press, including Design Culture Now; Skin: Surface,Substance + Design; Inside Design Now; Thinking with Type; D.I.Y.: DesignIt Yourself and D.I.Y. Kids. She is Curator of Contemporary Design, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York andDirector, Graphic Design MFA Program, Maryland Institute College of Art,Baltimore. She is the recipient of numerous awards including I.D. Forty,1992; Chrysler Design Award, 1996 and AIGA Gold Medal, 2007.
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