Overlooking The Visual reviewed in Design Research News

BOOK REVIEW Kathryn Moore, Overlooking the Visual: Demystifying the Art of Design (Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2010). Reviewed by Gareth Doherty, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. In this mesmerising book, Kathryn Moore turns traditional assumptions about design, and design education, upside down and inside out. Moore tells us that “a radical […]

Jan van Toorn Q&A – The relationship between form and technology (by D&AD) (Source: http://vimeo.com/)

Fred Brooks on The Design of Design

Fred Brooks on The Design of Design Wired editor Kevin Kelly interviews Fred Brooks on a variety of topics, including his new book The Design of Design.

Fred Brooks on The Design of Design

Fred Brooks on The Design of Design Wired editor Kevin Kelly interviews Fred Brooks on a variety of topics, including his new book The Design of Design.

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There are lots of things I miss about the late, great graphic designer Alan Fletcher, but the thing I miss the most is arguing with him about design. Some of our most enjoyable arguments involved how to explain design to the 99 percent of the population that Alan pityingly described as “civilians” — in other […]

Where did the idea of patterns come from?

Where did the idea of patterns come from? The notion of using interaction design patterns in the user experience design process follows the model that computer software programming took when it adopted the concepts and philosophies of Christopher Alexander. Alexander, an architect, wrote the book, A Pattern Language (1977) and A Timeless Way of Building (1979). In his books […]

Museum of Outdoor Arts | EXHIBITIONS

Museum of Outdoor Arts | EXHIBITIONS Cultural Event Opportunity Element House architecture for a new ecologySat Apr 10, 2010 Sat Aug 14, 2010Location: Indoor GalleryOpening Reception: April 10, 2010 5-9pm Lecture at 4:30 The Museum of Outdoor Arts will open Element House – architecture for a new ecology with an opening reception on Saturday, April 10th from […]