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Design Now!

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Designs for life: From eco-design to design-art Not only an in-depth exploration of contemporary design practice, this book is also a rallying call for a more sustainable approach to product design of every type, from lighting and furniture design to consumer electronic equipment, transportation, product architecture, and environmental design. Visually stunning and highly ...more
Hardcover, 560 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by Taschen (first published February 8th 2007)
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Rebecca
Apr 14, 2009 Rebecca rated it really liked it
Recommended to Rebecca by: Nancy K.
Shelves: nonfiction, design
I picked this up after Nancy's review; I second everything she said. I enjoyed flipping through this and seeing the visual study of everyday objects (and some not-so-everyday). I decided I don't get much out of digital mockups of designs, but I love when there is a real object that has been photographed. Also, should I ever be interviewed for a book such as this, I will not say "to design means not to design." Fun stuff -- form and function still blend in some very space-age-looking ways, and ...more
Nancy
Mar 23, 2009 Nancy rated it really liked it
Sumptuous! Super smooth paper and all those shiny pictures. Just enough text to tell you what's what (and remind you that artists' statements aren't usually a designer's forte), and a satisfying range of projects (from bike shoes with a built-in pant cuffs to way fancy airplanes).

Most likely to succeed? As far as I'm concerned, it's Pearsonlloyd's "Universal Hear-Ring" -- hearing aids that are as fun and glamorous as we let our eyeglasses get.
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