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Anti-design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Anti-design was a subversive response to modernist ideas of “good design” that originated in Italy in the mid-1960s and lasted until around 1980. The campaign turned design on its head by subverting objects and how they looked to make...

Invention

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Invention refers to the process of formulating new and novel ideas for products of processes. Innovation is the practical process of bringing this new idea to the market, that is, turning an invention into a useful artifact. The process...

Texture

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...All surfaces have a texture; therefore it is a fundamental element in design. In addition all of the myriad of textures have both physical and psychological attributes. Texture has the power to dictate emotions, define use, and increase...

Graceful Degradation

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Graceful degradation refers to the designing of web-based communication networks. As a further developed version of fault management, graceful degradation allows a system to operate at a reduced functionality. This can be designed...

Imitation

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Imitation is a term that covers a number of approaches to copying that may relate to plagiarism, fakes, reproductions, and the like. Imitation in design is not always exactly the same, and is sometimes deliberately altered or changed while...

Responsibility/Responsible Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Designers have a responsibility to improve the world safely and with due regard to a wider range of external impacts. Every industry is shaped by the selling and production of objects and services and as a result has increasingly complex...