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“This is My Brain Book”: Day-Timers and Expedient Design

The Designed World : Images, Objects, Environments

Berg, 2010

Book Chapter

...This article owes much to the generous cooperation of Day-Timers staff, particularly Gwen Jones. Thanks also to the members of the American Anthropological Association, who heard and commented upon an earlier draft of these ideas presented...

Grapus 100

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...A French graphic artists’ collective that operated between 1970 and 1991 that tried to combine quality design works with an agenda of political and societal involvement. Instituted by Pierre Bernard, the collective’s members were all...

Eidos Interactive (1990–2009)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Eidos Interactive was a British video-game publisher, founded in 1990, who produced multiple popular series including Tomb Raider, Hitman, Commandos, Deus Ex, Legacy of Kain, and Fear Effect. In 1996, Eidos’s game Tomb Raider introduced...

Design Exchange, Toronto (1994–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Design Exchange is a design museum, which opened in Toronto in 1994. Following the closure of the federal agency Design Canada in 1985, a citizen group was set up called The Group for the Creation of a Design Centre in Toronto, which...

Designboom.com (1999–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Designboom was founded in 1999 and is the longest running digital architecture and design magazine. The site features news and key issues in the fields of architecture, design, technology, and art. An ever-growing number of articles...

Branzi’s Dilemma: Design In Contemporary Culture

Richard Buchanan

Richard Buchanan is Professor of Design, Management and Information Systems at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. He is editor of Discovering Design, The Idea of Design, and Pluralism in Theory and Practice. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Designed World : Images, Objects, Environments

Berg, 2010

Book Chapter

...This article was originally presented as a keynote address at “Design: Pleasure or Responsibility,” an international conference held at the University of Art and Design Helsinki in June 1994. The address was subsequently printed in Design...

Conclusion

Neil Ewins

Neil Ewins is Senior Lecturer in Design History and Theory at the University of Sunderland, UK. He has contributed articles to a number of edited volumes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ceramics and Globalization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...This book has explored how globalization has transformed UK ceramic manufacturing and the marketing and design of ceramics. It has examined what happens to a strongly regional industry when it clashes with tendencies broadly associated...

Technology Is Society Made Durable

Design: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 3 : Social Interactions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...For a long time social theory has been concerned with defining power relations (Barnes 1988), but it has always found it difficult to see how domination is achieved. In this paper I argue that in order to understand, domination we have...

Valuable to Values: How ‘User Research’ Ought to Change

Design Anthropology : Object Cultures in Transition

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...In the early 1990s, in major research labs like Xerox PARC, Microsoft Research, and Bell Labs, technologists worked with social scientists incorporating the tools of anthropology to describe how people thought machines worked, to understand...

Electronic Arts (1982–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA) is a large-scale American developer, marketer, publisher, and distributor of video games. EA occupies a large market share of the games industry and has acquired numerous gaming studios across the globe...