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Do-It-Yourself (DIY)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Do-It-Yourself (DIY) refers to self-carried making practices traditionally intended for home improvement and gradually expanded to any making activity. Originating after the division of working and leisure time, DIY is sustained by several...

Design Practice

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The practice of design is the principal activity of design professionals, and the term practice is often used to distinguish between the noun design and the verb to design. While the type of design practiced may vary, there are some key...

Copy

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Words such as “copy” and “imitation” have a range of implications with different legal and ethical dimensions. All creation is, to one degree or another, based on previous creation. Attitudes of designers range from a nineteenth-century...

Design Hermeneutics

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Translatability is an essential quality of certain works, which is not to say that it is essential that they be translated; it means rather that a specific significance inherent in the original manifest itself in its translatability....

Chartered Society of Designers (CSD) (1930–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Originally entitled Society of Industrial Artists (SIA), the Chartered Society of Designers (CSD) was founded in 1930 to “establish the profession of the designer on a sounder basis than has been the case hitherto by forming a controlling...

Abitare (1961–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Italian design magazine was launched as Casa Novità in June 1961 by Piera Peroni, who changed its name to Abitare for the sixth issue. Peroni, one of the few prominent women in Italy’s design industry, set up the magazine following...

European Design Awards (2007–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The European Design (ED) Awards is an annual awards program, which celebrates the best communication design in Europe. Founded in 2007, the awards promote excellence in ED while seeking to raise the status of graphic design more generally....

Historicism (Practice)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Historicism is the theory championed by Hegel and Marx that suggests that history is determined by absolute forces rather than by human agency. The concept of historicism is based in either viewing an epoch or period as unique...

Make happen: sense-making the affordances of a practice-based phd in design

Practice-based Design Research

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...Making Known / The Design PhDLet me start by saying, when I look at my PhD dissertation I engage in a conversation familiar to many PhD survivors that goes something like this: ‘Really – that’s it? Years of research, of your life...

Caribbean Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The islands of the Caribbean have been shaped by a long and complex history of slavery and colonization, by almost all European empires. This impact, which also brought many indentured laborers from around Europe to the Caribbean, makes...