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Toothpicks and logos : design in everyday life

Author: John Heskett
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This concise guide to contemporary design goes beyond style and taste to look at how different cultures and individuals personalize objects. Heskett also reveals how simple objects, such as a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Heskett
ISBN: 0192804448 9780192804440
OCLC Number: 51000942
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: 214 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. What is Design?; 2. Utility and Symbolism; 3. Objects; 4. Communications; 5. Environments; 6. Systems; 7. Contexts; 8. Identities; 9. Futures; Further Reading; Index
Other Titles: Toothpicks & logos
Responsibility: John Heskett.

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"In a notably lucid narrative rich in provocative examples, Heskett succinctly traces design's development from the earliest of technological breakthroughs to today's frenzied array of gadgets, Read more...

 
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