List of Concepts, Introduction, Key Concepts, Bibliography, index.
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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. (source: Nielsen Book Data)