BOOKS ON DESIGN THEORY, AESTHETICS AND HISTORY

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Koenig Books

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Paperback, 7.25 x 10 in. / 200 pgs / 130 color.

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Catalog: FALL 2018 p. 176   

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ISBN 9783960982548 FLAT40
List Price: $59.95 CDN $79.00

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Munich, Germany
Pinakothek der Moderne, 11/10/17–09/16/18

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Beyond the New on the Agency of Things

By Hella Jongerius & Louise SchouwenbergEdited with text by Angelika Nollert.

In this engaging new book, design theorist Louise Schouwenberg (born 1954) and designer Hella Jongerius (born 1963) examine the meaning and agency of objects, exploring how things act as mediators between people and the world both in everyday life and in the context of the museum. As technology continues to change these relationships, Schouwenberg and Jongerius thoughtfully consider the agency of our objects.

Questioning the market's obsession with novelty in design, the authors try to develop criteria for recognizing true cultural innovation. What distinguishes novelty for the sake of novelty from something truly new? Designed by the legendary Irma Boom, the book itself is a love letter to creative design.


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Neo-prehistory

NEO-PREHISTORY

Edited by Andrea Branzi.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784938
USD $39.00
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Pub Date: 8/25/2016
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Letters Only

LETTERS ONLY

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782064
USD $35.00
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Pub Date: 8/21/2010
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Max Bill's View of Things

MAX BILL'S VIEW OF THINGS

Edited by Lars Müller.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783726
USD $49.00
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Pub Date: 2/20/2015
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Design in Question

DESIGN IN QUESTION

Edited by Ruedi Baur.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782804
USD $28.00
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Pub Date: 5/1/2012
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Designing Design

DESIGNING DESIGN

By Kenya Hara.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781050
USD $70.00
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Pub Date: 7/23/2007
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Spector Cut + Paste: #1-4

SPECTOR CUT + PASTE: #1-4

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783944669045
USD $27.00
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Pub Date: 9/1/2013
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Under the Radar

UNDER THE RADAR

Edited by Jan-Frederik Bandel, Annette Gilbert, Tania Prill.

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783959051040
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Pub Date: 2/2/2017
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Léo Favier: What, You Don't Know Grapus?

LéO FAVIER: WHAT, YOU DON'T KNOW GRAPUS?

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ISBN: 9783944669496
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Pub Date: 1/1/2015
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Taking a Line for a Walk

TAKING A LINE FOR A WALK

Edited with text by Nina Paim, Emilia Bergmark, Corinne Gisel.

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783959050814
USD $40.00
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Pub Date: 1/9/2016
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School For Design Fiction

SCHOOL FOR DESIGN FICTION

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783944669274
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Pub Date: 5/1/2014
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In Reserve: The Household!

IN RESERVE: THE HOUSEHOLD!

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ISBN: 9783959050913
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Pub Date: 1/9/2016
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Space For Visual Research

SPACE FOR VISUAL RESEARCH

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ISBN: 9783944669809
USD $42.00
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Pub Date: 5/1/2014
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