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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

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...

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...

Eye (1990–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...In 1990, when the British design critic Rick Poynor (who was then deputy editor of Blueprint magazine) decided to launch a new magazine devoted to graphic design titled Eye, he wanted it to be more analytical and to have a keener...

Simulated Seas: Exhibition Design in Contemporary Aquariums

Dennis Doordan

Dennis Doordan is Professor of Architectural and Design History at Notre Dame University. He is author of Twentieth Century Architecture and editor of Design History: An Anthology. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Designed World : Images, Objects, Environments

Berg, 2010

Book Chapter

...In 1857, the British naturalist H. Noel Humphreys published Ocean Gardens, one of the first handbooks on aquarium care. In his opening chapter, Humphreys admonished his reader: “To appreciate Nature … the mind requires a special education...

Design Ethnography

Design: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 3 : Social Interactions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Lacking other criteria, we make judgments based on our own culture, values, and experience. The trouble is this narrow point of view isn’t effective in the global marketplace. Design ethnography extends the cultural panorama. Illustrating...

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...