BOOKS ON DESIGN THEORY, AESTHETICS AND HISTORY

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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 390 pgs / 1 color.

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PUB DATE 8/1/2008
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Pre-Specifics

Some Comparatistic Investigations on Research in Design and Art

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Edited by Vera Bühlmann, Martin Wiedmer. Text by Anthony Dunne, Greg Lynn.

The demand for design competence crosses almost all disciplinary boundaries, making the designers of today particularly ubiquitous in their influence. Pre-Specifics argues that the most promising strategies for the design disciplines of tomorrow can be forecast in the common codes of "virtual relations" shared by material, biological, technological, cognitive and media perspectives. The book features contributions, statements, and conversations with internationally renowned authors such as Greg Lynn, Christopher Peterka, Wolfgang Weingart, Marcel Alexander Niggli, Christian Labonte, Fiona Raby and Anthony Dunne, Christian Doelker, Philipp Sarasin, Raymond Guidot, Eric Zimmerman and Manfred Fassler among others. It is designed by Ludovic Balland, and published with the Institute for Research in Art and Design HGK FHNW in Basel.

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