Design for empathy : emotionally durable objects and experiences (Book, 2005) []
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Design for empathy : emotionally durable objects and experiences

Design for empathy : emotionally durable objects and experiences

Author: Jonathan Chapman
Publisher: Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
"Emotionally Durable Design is a call to arms for professionals, students and academic creatives; proposing the emergence of a new genre of sustainable design that reduces consumption and waste by increasing the durability of relationships established between users and products. In this provocative text, Jonathan Chapman pioneers a radical design about-face to reduce the impact of modern consumption without  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Chapman
ISBN: 1844071804 9781844071807 1844071812 9781844071814
OCLC Number: 224373189
Description: pages cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The progress illusion --
Ch. 2. Consumer motivation --
Ch. 3. Attachments with objects --
Ch. 4. Authors of experience --
Ch. 5. Sustaining narrative --
Ch. 6. De-fictioning utopia --
Ch. 7. Real world feasibility.
Responsibility: Jonathan Chapman.


In the unsustainable world of goods, where products are purchased, used and then promptly landfilled to make way for more, consumption and waste are rapidly spiralling out of control. This title  Read more...


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'A novel contribution to the literature.'Charles Newman, Resource'Fresh thinking for a brave new world.'

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