CART

(0) items

Meanings of Designed Spaces : Social, Cultural and Philosophical Essays about Spaces, People and the Designed World,9781609011451
This item qualifies for
FREE SHIPPING!

FREE SHIPPING OVER $59!

Your order must be $59 or more, you must select US Postal Service Shipping as your shipping preference, and the "Group my items into as few shipments as possible" option when you place your order.

Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace Items, eBooks, Apparel, and DVDs not included.

Meanings of Designed Spaces : Social, Cultural and Philosophical Essays about Spaces, People and the Designed World

by
ISBN13:

9781609011451

ISBN10:
1609011457
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
2/20/2013
Publisher(s):
Fairchild Books
List Price: $75.00

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$63.75

Buy New Textbook

Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days
N9781609011451
$73.13

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $115.26
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the edition with a publication date of 2/20/2013.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Summary

This book is about changing the 'spaces' of the designed world. It is about how designers think and attribute meanings to what users and clients see as important to them in the design development of projects, and how reflecting about these subjects is valuable when attributing the design choices we make. This book uncovers multiple voices and points of view of various scholars, practitioners, business people and passionate designers, all of whom explore design from such diverse perspectives as research and practice or business and philosophy, and all as drivers of how we mediate experiences and spaces. Poldma and the contributors explore diverse types of spaces, what constitutes 'designed space' and what this means for technology, business, design thinking and doing, ethics, culture, sustainability and society. They hope to provide a source for debate, for conversation and for discussion.

Author Biography

Tiiu Poldma is an academic and award-winning researcher and currently the Vice Dean of Graduate Research in the Faculty of Environmental Design at the University of Montreal, USA. She also coordinates the interior design program at the School of Industrial Design. Her expertise includes creating spaces in flexible and temporal environments using light, color and design elements through changing human user experiences of interior space.

Table of Contents

Design Thinking, Knowledge and Critical Approaches
The Spaces of Interiors
Understanding Space Through Historic and Philosophical Perspectives
Philosophies and Spaces - Alternative Viewpoints
Design Philosophies, Aesthetic Theories and Lived Experiences
Considerations of Time and Space: Shaping Changing Spaces of Exploration
Design Thinking and Meaning in the Context of Business
The Business of Design
Social Norms, New Patterns and Meanings of Social Relevance
Cultural Contexts and Lived


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...