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Just Design: Socially Conscious Design for Critical Causes

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For many, doing good work that also does good in the world is part of the ethos of design practice. Just Design celebrates and explores this increasingly critical aspect of design by showcasing a diverse collection of inspiring projects, people and causes.
Look inside to explore more than 140 exceptional design solutions from many of the world's leading designers and discov
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Paperback, 208 pages
Published December 9th 2011 by HOW Books (first published January 1st 2011)
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Cchs
Aug 27, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I wrote this book, so of course I'm going to give it five stars. If it were somebody else's book, I'd give it 4. I'm happy with writing and proud of the design. The projects are all interesting to me (that's why I picked them) and I think the stories behind them are both inspiring and informative. In retrospect, there are also a few things I may have done differently.

As a reader, one has to read between the lines somewhat to extract the specific relevance of each project/process to one's own
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Nina Yu
May 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
This book isn't without fault: a few typos-grammatical and design- can be found sprinkled throughout without making an effort to look for flaws and there's a strong amount of recognition given towards Christopher Simmons' nucleus of work (network, even?)--through MINE, CCA, AIGA--which begets the question, Why? Is there not a greater body of work that constitutes socially conscious design?

At the end of the day though, 1. it's his book 2. he 100% accomplished what he set out to do ...more
Lisa Smith
Nov 02, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: non-fiction
Really excellent case studies and profiles.
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