Writing Design (BOK)

Grace Lees-Maffei

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How do we learn about the objects that surround us? As well as gathering sensory information by viewing and using objects, we also learn about objects through the written and spoken word - from shop labels to friends' recommendations and from magazines to patents. But, even as design commentators have become increasingly preoccupied with issues of mediation, the intersection of design and language remains under-explored.Writing Design provides a unique examination of what is at stake when we convert the material properties of designed goods into verbal or textual description. Issues discussed include the role of text in informing design consumption, designing with and through language, and the challenges and opportunities raised by design without language. Bringing together a wide range of scholars and practitioners, Writing Design reveals the difficulties, ethics and politics of writing about design.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Grace Lees-Maffei
Forlag
Bloomsbury Academic Berg
ISBN 9781847889553
Antall sider 288 Dimensjoner 17,2cm x 24,4cm x 1,9cm
Vekt 572 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
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