Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 September 2005

148 Pages | 33 halftones

4-1/2 x 7 inches

ISBN: 9780192854469

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Design: A Very Short Introduction

John Heskett

Very Short Introductions

  • A concise guide to contemporary design that goes beyond style and taste to look at how different cultures and individuals personalize objects
  • Reveals the subliminal effect design has on our everyday life and personal identity - at home, at work, and at play
  • Includes interviews with international designers eg. Pentagram and discussion of major companies such as Sony, British Airways, Kodak, Alessi, Nokia, and Ford
  • Covers all forms of design: product, industrial, fashion, advertising, websites, graphic design