|Title||Design: The Key Concepts (Routledge Key Guides)|
|Series||Art, Fashion, Design, Industrial Design, Product Design, Graphic Design|
|ISBN||041532016X, 9780415320160, 0415320151, 9780415320153, 9780203967614|
This is the essential student’s guide to Design – its practice, its theory and its history. Drawing from a wide range of international examples, respected design writer Catherine McDermott explores key topics including:
international design – from Europe to Africa design history – from Art Nouveau to punk sustainable design, recycling and green design design theory – from semiotics to gender, to postcolonialism design technology, graphic design and the web.
Fully cross-referenced, with up-to-date guides for further reading, Design: The Key Concepts is an indispensable reference for students of design, design history, fashion, art and visual culture.