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The most popular Product design books currently available. Updated weekly.
Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs
An insider's story of creativity and innovation at Apple under Steve Jobs. Creative Selection shows readers how a small group of people developed an evolutionary design model, and how they used this methodology to make groundbreaking and intuitive software which countless millions use every day.
How to Speak Machine: Laws of Design for a Digital Age
Future of Design: Global Product Innovation for a Complex World
A design guru illuminates 10 specific, global factors that directly affect product innovation and design and how you can use them to thrive
Watch: A Twentieth Century Style History
Discover the stylistic evolution of the wristwatch in this unparalleled guide to the great watches of the 20th century.
Ten Principles for Good Design: Dieter Rams
Exquisitely produced to reflect Dieter Rams' aesthetic philosophy, this book presents highlights from a forty-year career designing iconic consumer products that enhance our daily lives.
Super Normal
The designers Jasper Morrison and Naoto Fukasawa have compiled 204 everyday objects in search of -super normal design-: alongside examples of anonymous design like the Swiss Rex vegetable peeler or a simple plastic bag, there are design classics like Marcel Breuer's tubular steel side table, Dieter Ram's 606 shelving system, or Joe Colombo's Optic alarm clock of 1970.
Level Design and Technology for Edexcel: Product Design: Resistant Materials
Supporting the Edexcel specification, this title offers exam tips, practice questions and sample answers with comments that give students the confidence to tackle all the questions that come up in the exam. It includes classroom activities with structured guidance that helps save teachers time.
How to Speak Machine: Laws of Design for a Computational Age
Manufacturing Processes for Design Professionals
A guide to manufacturing processes that explores production techniques that have an important impact on the design industry. Including over 1,200 photographs and technical illustrations, it is suitable for 3D designers, product designers, architects and engineers.
Industrial Design A-Z
From cameras to kitchenware, Lego to Lamborghini, follow the makers and shapers of industrial design in Industrial Design A-Z. This revised and updated edition covers the individual designers, the global businesses, and above all the genius products that have synthesized form and function to transform our daily lives.
Kitchen Living: Kitchen Interiors for Contemporary Homes
Products That Last: Product Design for Circular Business Models
Products that Last starts where most books on product development end. This new edition contains new examples and insights from recent publications. From the perspective of designers and entrepreneurs, once a product has been designed, produced and sold, it disappears beyond the newness horizon.
Drawing for Product Designers
A guide to both hand - and computer-drawn design. It helps readers to think three-dimensionally and build complex design ideas that are structurally sound and visually clear. It illustrates how these basic skills underpin the use of computer-aided design and graphic software.
Ward Bennett
The first and only monograph to celebrate Ward Bennett, the leading American interior and furniture designer
New Wave Clay: Ceramic Design, Art and Architecture
This book is a survey of eighty international ceramicists who bridge the worlds of product design, interiors, fine art, and luxury craftsmanship.
Graphic Design for Art, Fashion, Film, Architecture, Photography, Product Design and Everything in Between
This collection of groundbreaking campaigns and industry insights from the world's leading design studios shows how today's graphic designers are thinking, collaborating, and breaking the rules.
Art of Ideas: Creative Thinking for Work and Life
The Art of Ideas brings together business concepts with stories of creativity in art, politics, and history to provide a visual and accessible guide to the art and science of new and useful ideas. Accompanied by charming and inviting illustrations, William Duggan and Amy Murphy help unlock the secret to creativity in business and in life.
Vignelli Canon
Manual for young designers. Essential principles and rules for good design. Designed by Massimo Vignelli.
Fundamentals of Wearable Computers and Augmented Reality
Working 2019/2020
Working 2019/2020 is the new design yearbook for connoisseurs and people who love the beautiful and good things in life.
Rare Watches: Explore the World's Most Exquisite Timepieces
A beautifully packaged look at the world's most sought-after timepieces, with detailed photography of every example.
Statement of responsibility from t.p. verso.
Designing for Society: Products and Services for a Better World
1000 Lights
You'll find 1000 bright ideas in this journey through 20th-century lighting design. Presented chronologically by decade, you'll find the most interesting electric lights, from Tiffany's beautiful leaded-glass shades to outlandish 1960s designs and the latest high-tech LED lamps.
Fusion 360 for Makers
Fusion 360 for Makers is written for beginners to 3D modeling software by an experienced teacher. It will get you up and running quickly with the goal of creating models for 3D printing and CNC fabrication. Inside, you'll find eight easy-to-understand tutorials that provide a solid foundation in Fusion 360 fundamentals.
Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs
The inside story of Apple's design process during the golden age of Steve Jobs
100 Ideas that Changed Design
Best in Show: Italian Cars Masterpieces from the Lopresto Collection
Upcyclist: Reclaimed and Remade Furniture, Lighting and Interiors
Upcycling goes upscale in this beautiful, elegant and global collection that showcases what today's designers are creating out of yesterday's materials.
My Revision Notes: OCR AS/A Level Design and Technology: Product Design
Target success in OCR A-level Design and Technology: Product Design with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam-style tasks and practical tips to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, strengthen and test their knowledge.
The ultimate monograph on one of the world's most creative, prolific, and legendary multidisciplinary design studios
Quests: Design, Theory, and History in Games and Narratives
Incorporating literary and digital theory, this title serves as a resource for game developers. Focused on both the theory and practice of the four main aspects of quests (spaces, objects, actors, and challenges), each theoretical section is followed by a practical section that contains exercises using the Neverwinter Nights Aurora Toolset.
Language of Things
Decodes the things around us: their hidden meanings, our relationship with them, how they shape our lives and why we desire them. This book makes us part with our money. It defines who we think we are.
Less and More: The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams
Hard Life
Homage to the beauty of ancient commodities.
Meet modernist trailblazer Josef Hoffmann, a pivotal character in European aesthetics who pioneered the Viennese Secession and the Wiener Werkstatte. The Austrian mastermind introduced a brave, new minimalism that continues to inspire architecture and design to this day, from monochrome interior schemes to the cutlery on our table.
Red Dot Design Yearbook 2017/2018: Doing
Year after year, Doing, edited by Peter Zec who is one of the best design experts in the world, showcases products from activity- and lifestyle-oriented areas. This covers design products from the garden, leisure, sport, children, fashion, watches and jewellery.
Transformers Legacy The Art of Transformers Packaging
AQA AS/A-Level Design and Technology: Product Design
Encourage your students to be creative, innovative and critical designers with a textbook that builds in-depth knowledge and understanding of the materials, components and processes associated with the creation of products.
Frugal Value: Designing Business for a Crowded Planet
"Frugal Value" contests the notion that the answer to our socio-economic and environmental crises lies in existing "sustainable business" practices, which too-often mean business-as-usual. This book re-thinks the fundamental purpose and role of business to understand how commercial firms might help address the great challenges of our time.
Working: 2017-2018
Year after Year, Working, edited by Peter Zec who is one of the best design experts in the world, visualises products of leisure and relaxation, from areas such as bathrooms and spas, vehicles, consumer electronics and cameras as well as communication.
Screenprinting: The Ultimate Studio Guide from Sketchbook to Squeegee
The 21st-century bible of creative screenprinting.
Sketching: Drawing Techniques for Product Designers
Structural Packaging: Design Your Own Boxes and 3D Forms: Design your own Boxes and 3D Forms
Enables designers of various packaging types to create 3-D packaging forms that are specific to their needs. This book teaches a simple net construction system, a one-piece 2-D configuration of card seen when a 3-D package is opened out and flattened which enables the designer to create a huge number of very strong 3-D packaging forms.
Hans J. Wegner: Just One Good Chair
Magnificent monograph celebrating the one hundredth birthday of the great Danish designer
Book of Things
Morrison's intense examination of the world of things that accompany our lives and shape our environment.
Materials Sourcebook for Design Professionals
A one-stop resource for all design professionals, providing comprehensive, accurate information about the basic materials with which they work daily, as well as a complete breakdown of exciting new developments in high-tech materials.
Make - Volume 63
Bertoia: The Metalworker
A celebration of the rich and varied work of Italian-born American artist, designer, and master of metal, Harry Bertoia
Doing 2019/2020
Doing 2019/2020 showcases products from activity- and life-style-oriented areas such as garden, leisure, sport and games, babies and children, fashion, lifestyle and accessories, as well as watches and jewellery. Text in English and German.