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Design by use : the everyday metamorphosis of things

Author: Uta Brandes; Sonja Stich; Miriam Wender; Board of International Research in Design.
Publisher: Basel ; Boston : Birkhäuser, ©2009.
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"No matter how competent and professional a design may be, it only comes into its own through use. More often than not things change throughout this process: clotheslines are turned into diaries, chairs become shelves, plastic bags are used as umbrellas, lampposts are transformed into notice boards, and stairs make for excellent places to eat, hang out, and communicate." "These acts of repurposing - also referred to  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Uta Brandes; Sonja Stich; Miriam Wender; Board of International Research in Design.
ISBN: 9783764388676 3764388676
OCLC Number: 233932087
Notes: "Board of International Research in Design, BIRD"--Page facing title page.
Description: 192 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Fluid design and research --
A view of other disciplines --
Related strategies of discovery --
Intentional re-design --
Non-intentional design from an empiriscist perspective --
The subjects: objects of, and reasons for, repurposing --
The objects --
The process of discovery --
Non-intentional design in public spaces --
Design between subject and object --
Design as applied philosophy.
Responsibility: Uta Brandes, Sonja Stich, Miriam Wender.
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Explores a very special kind of design-the phenomenon, as normal as it is wonderful, in which people with no formal training in design take things that have already been designed and reuse them,  Read more...

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