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Routledge Research in Design Studies


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Routledge Research in Design Studies is a new series focusing on the study of design and its effects using analytical and practical methods of inquiry. Proposals for monographs and edited collections on this topic are welcomed.

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Contemporary Processes of Text Typeface Design

Contemporary Processes of Text Typeface Design

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Michael Harkins
June 01, 2020

This book addresses the paucity of published research specifically dealing with knowledge of text typeface design processes. Dr Michael Harkins uses a Grounded Theory Methodology to render a tripartite theory resulting in explanation and description of the processes of text typeface design based...

Narrative Environments and Experience Design: Space as a Medium of Communication

Narrative Environments and Experience Design: Space as a Medium of Communication

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Tricia Austin
May 07, 2020

This book argues narrative, people and place are inseparable and pursues the consequences of this insight through the design of narrative environments. This is a new and distinct area of practice that weaves together and extends narrative theory, spatial theory and design theory. Examples of...

Labor and Creativity in New York’s Global Fashion Industry

Labor and Creativity in New York’s Global Fashion Industry

1st Edition

Christina H. Moon
February 25, 2020

This book tells the story of fashion workers engaged in the labor of design and the material making of New York fashion. Christina H. Moon offers an illuminating ethnography into the various sites and practices that make up fashion labor in sample rooms, design studios, runways, factories, and...

Wayfinding, Consumption, and Air Terminal Design

Wayfinding, Consumption, and Air Terminal Design

1st Edition

Menno Hubregtse
February 21, 2020

This book investigates how international air terminals organize passenger movement and generate spending. It offers a new understanding of how their architecture and artworks operate visually to guide people through the space and affect their behaviour. Menno Hubregtse’s research draws upon...

Thinking Design Through Literature

Thinking Design Through Literature

1st Edition

Susan Yelavich
August 23, 2019

This book deploys literature to explore the social lives of objects and places. The first book of its kind, it embraces things as diverse as escalators, coins, skyscrapers, pottery, radios, and robots, and encompasses places as various as home, country, cities, streets, and parks. Here, fiction,...

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