Design: The Key Concepts by Catherine McdermottDesign: The Key Concepts by Catherine Mcdermott

Design: The Key Concepts

byCatherine McdermottEditorCatherine Mcdermott

Hardcover | January 11, 2008

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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 Conceptsis an indispensable reference for students of design, design history, fashion, art and visual culture.

About The Author

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.
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Title:Design: The Key ConceptsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.9 inPublished:January 11, 2008Publisher:RoutledgeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415320151

ISBN - 13:9780415320153

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Table of Contents

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