Designing Designing

Designing Designing

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A collection of the author's writings, this book aims to challenge the traditional product-orientation of design with a process-oriented approach. It is concerened with the design of the design process itself, rather than with the production of objects. The author attempts to offer an insight into the nature of the design process. This text is writen for industrial designers and architects and is relevant to those in the emerging process-oriented fields, such as software engineering, to which traditional product-oriented design methods are more

Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 148 x 210mm
  • Phaidon Press Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised edition
  • 1854541501
  • 9781854541505

Table of contents

Part 1 A thought revolved: love, hate and architecture; how my thoughts about design methods have changed during the years; how we are numerous; beyond rationalism; principles in design. Part 2 The world without imagination: St Ives by chance; composing by chance; some reflection on chance; designing designing. Part 3 It must give pleasure: opus one, number two; " the dimension of Time"; continuous design and redesign; things. Part 4 Things of August: is designing a response to the whole of life?; 35 wishes; voices at the conference; the design of modern life; Utopia and more