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The art of critical making : Rhode Island School of Design on creative practice

Author: Ma Alessandra L Hermano; Rosanne Somerson
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the world's leading approach to art and design taught at Rhode Island School of Design. At Rhode Island School of Design students are immersed in a culture where making questions, ideas, and objects, using and inventing materials, and activating experience all serve to define a form of critical thinking - albeit with one's hands - i.e. "critical making." The Art of Critical Making, by RISD faculty and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ma Alessandra L Hermano; Rosanne Somerson
ISBN: 9781118517864 1118517865
OCLC Number: 857524549
Description: 272 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / John Maeda --
Preface / Frank R. Wilson --
The art of critical making: an introduction / Rosanne Somerson --
Groundwork / Leslie Hirst --
Text and context: outward in all directions / Daniel Cavicchi --
Conversation: drawing / Patricia C. Phillips --
Thingking / John Dunnigan --
Object lessons / Sarah Ganz Blythe --
Conversation: materials / Kelly Dobson --
Graphic design, storytelling, and the making of meaning / Lucinda Hitchcock --
The nature imperative / Neal Overstrom --
Conversation: critique / Eva Sutton --
Acting into the unknown / Pradeep Sharma --
Afterword / Mara L. Hermano.
Responsibility: edited by Rosanne Somerson and Mara L. Hermano ; foreword by John Maeda.

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Describes the world's leading approach to art and design taught at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). This book illuminates how RISD nurtures the creative process, from brief or prompt to outcome,  Read more...

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