Understanding Design

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Gingko Press, 2006 - Design - 239 pages
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The 150 mini-essays in this book provide a panoramic view of the subject of design. Fundamental questions are raised about the nature of design, about designers themselves and about the role of design in the broader contexts of a company and society.

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A good book for mainly novice design students which gives a full spectrum into different matters involved in designing in a really simple language. Read full review

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Simply: it was amazing. Well-written, easy to read, interesting and funny! Read full review


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Design as Learning
Wicked Problems

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About the author (2006)

Kees Dorst was trained as an Industrial Design Engineer at the University of Technology in Delft, Holland. He currently is Associate Dean Research and Professor of Design at the University of Technology, Sydney - and Senior Researcher in design at Eindhoven University of Technology. He brought about 50 products to market as a product designer for various design firms.

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