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Design for the real world : human ecology and social change

Design for the real world : human ecology and social change

Author: Victor J Papanek
Publisher: [Chicago] : Academy Chicago Publishers, [2012], ©1971.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor J Papanek
OCLC Number: 822262305
Notes: T.p. and cover erroneously state "Second edition, completely revised," but the text appears to be that of the 1st American ed. as indicated on the t.p. verso.
Description: xxviii, 339 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / R. Buckminster Fuller --
What is design? A definition of design and the function complex --
Phylogenocide : a history of the industrial design profession --
The myth of the noble slob : design, "art," and the crafts --
Do-it-yourself murder : the social and moral responsibilities of the designer --
Our Kleenex culture : obsolescence, permanence, and value --
Snake oil and thalidomide : mass leisure and phony fads in the abundant society --
Rebel with a cause : creativity vs. conformity --
How to succed in design without really trying : areas of attack for responsible design --
The tree of knowledge : bionics : the use of biological prototypes in the design of man-made systems --
Conspicuous consumptives : design and the environment : pollution, crowding, starvation, and the designed environment --
The neon blackboard : the education of designers and the construction of intergrated design teams --
Design for survival and survival through design : what can we do?
Responsibility: Victor Papanek.


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