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The Resource Design by use : the everyday metamorphosis of things, Uta Brandes, Sonja Stich, Miriam Wender

Design by use : the everyday metamorphosis of things, Uta Brandes, Sonja Stich, Miriam Wender

Label
Design by use : the everyday metamorphosis of things
Title
Design by use
Title remainder
the everyday metamorphosis of things
Statement of responsibility
Uta Brandes, Sonja Stich, Miriam Wender
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This publication explores a very special kind of design-the phenomenon, as normal as it is wonderful, in which people with no formal training in design take things that have already been designed and reuse them, convert them to new uses
Member of
Is part of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brandes, Uta
Dewey number
600
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
TS171.4
LC item number
.B73 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stich, Sonja
  • Wender, Miriam
Series statement
Board of International Research in Design series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Product design
  • Design
  • DESIGN
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • Design
  • Product design
  • Industriedesign
  • Gebrauchsgegenstand
  • Kreativität
  • Verwendung
  • Forschung
Label
Design by use : the everyday metamorphosis of things, Uta Brandes, Sonja Stich, Miriam Wender
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword BIRD; Fluid Design & Research; Design as Research Paradigm; Design as a Transitory Discipline; The Things in Design; The Production of Things Through Use; Relevance in Relation to Research; Explorations; A View of Other Disciplines; Use and Redefinitions of Use in Literature; A Synopsis of Design History from the Perspective of Use; The Cultural History of Object Use; Design Publications; Use and Usefulness in Sociology; Related Strategies of Discovery; Art and Literature; Architecture; Science; Intentional Re-Design; Design as a Manifesto; Scarcity Societies
  • German Democratic Republic (GDR): Instructions for DIYThe Post-War Period: Turning Steel Helmets into Chamber Pots; "Third World": Recycling the Waste of the Rich; Ecological Design; Deliberate Abandonment of Products; Commercialization; DIYers and Hobbyists; Strategies of Appropriation; Non-Intentional Design from an Empiricist Perspective; Contradictions in the Object: Design Intention and Use; Form and Function as Characteristics of Use; Dealing with Meaning; Everyday Use -- Design Intention; The Privacy of Home; Public Space; New Media; The Personal Computer
  • NID in the Area of Computer Software -- Example: InternetThe Subjects: Objects of, and Reasons for, Repurposing; Methodology; The Sample; Spaces and Rooms; Gender Comparison of Instances of Repurposing by Room or Space; Repurposed Objects; Gender Comparison of Instances of Repurposing; Personal NIDs and Favourite NIDs; Reasons for Repurposing; Preferences; Gender Comparison of Reasons for Repurposing; Exemplary Target Group Differentiation: Nationality, Profession, Age; Example: Nationality; Example: Profession; Example: Age Group; The Objects; Simple Things
  • Cheap Products and Disposable ProductsMultifunctional Products; Media Products; Radio and Television; The Car; Architectural Elements: Walls, Floors, Stairs; The Wall: Noticeboard and Supporting Structure; The Floor: Interior and Exterior Seating Alternative; The Stairs: A Place for Sitting, Playing, and Sports; The Process of Discovery; Product Characteristics: Form, Material, Value, and Availability; The Time Factor: Finding a Solution and Permanent Changes of Use; Reversibility: Returning to the Original State; An Example: Rain Protection without Umbrellas; Personality: Pro or Contra Types
  • Non-intentional Design in Public SpacesDesigned Environments; Urban Passengers; Objects in Public Spaces; Private Objects and Communal Goods; Repurposing: Sitting, Informing, Securing; Sitting; Providing Information; Securing Bicycles; Constructive and Destructive Repurposing; Appropriation; Self-Determination; Public Man -- Private Woman?; Design between Subject and Object; The Beautiful and the Good according to Plato; From Idea to Object: Design; From Object to Idea: Non-Intentional Design; Design as Applied Philosophy; What's in a Name; Authority of Design -- Autonomy in Use
Control code
841168895
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (192 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783034609128
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 10.1515/9783034609128
  • 9783034609128
  • urn:nbn:de:101:1-2016081513111
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)841168895
Label
Design by use : the everyday metamorphosis of things, Uta Brandes, Sonja Stich, Miriam Wender
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword BIRD; Fluid Design & Research; Design as Research Paradigm; Design as a Transitory Discipline; The Things in Design; The Production of Things Through Use; Relevance in Relation to Research; Explorations; A View of Other Disciplines; Use and Redefinitions of Use in Literature; A Synopsis of Design History from the Perspective of Use; The Cultural History of Object Use; Design Publications; Use and Usefulness in Sociology; Related Strategies of Discovery; Art and Literature; Architecture; Science; Intentional Re-Design; Design as a Manifesto; Scarcity Societies
  • German Democratic Republic (GDR): Instructions for DIYThe Post-War Period: Turning Steel Helmets into Chamber Pots; "Third World": Recycling the Waste of the Rich; Ecological Design; Deliberate Abandonment of Products; Commercialization; DIYers and Hobbyists; Strategies of Appropriation; Non-Intentional Design from an Empiricist Perspective; Contradictions in the Object: Design Intention and Use; Form and Function as Characteristics of Use; Dealing with Meaning; Everyday Use -- Design Intention; The Privacy of Home; Public Space; New Media; The Personal Computer
  • NID in the Area of Computer Software -- Example: InternetThe Subjects: Objects of, and Reasons for, Repurposing; Methodology; The Sample; Spaces and Rooms; Gender Comparison of Instances of Repurposing by Room or Space; Repurposed Objects; Gender Comparison of Instances of Repurposing; Personal NIDs and Favourite NIDs; Reasons for Repurposing; Preferences; Gender Comparison of Reasons for Repurposing; Exemplary Target Group Differentiation: Nationality, Profession, Age; Example: Nationality; Example: Profession; Example: Age Group; The Objects; Simple Things
  • Cheap Products and Disposable ProductsMultifunctional Products; Media Products; Radio and Television; The Car; Architectural Elements: Walls, Floors, Stairs; The Wall: Noticeboard and Supporting Structure; The Floor: Interior and Exterior Seating Alternative; The Stairs: A Place for Sitting, Playing, and Sports; The Process of Discovery; Product Characteristics: Form, Material, Value, and Availability; The Time Factor: Finding a Solution and Permanent Changes of Use; Reversibility: Returning to the Original State; An Example: Rain Protection without Umbrellas; Personality: Pro or Contra Types
  • Non-intentional Design in Public SpacesDesigned Environments; Urban Passengers; Objects in Public Spaces; Private Objects and Communal Goods; Repurposing: Sitting, Informing, Securing; Sitting; Providing Information; Securing Bicycles; Constructive and Destructive Repurposing; Appropriation; Self-Determination; Public Man -- Private Woman?; Design between Subject and Object; The Beautiful and the Good according to Plato; From Idea to Object: Design; From Object to Idea: Non-Intentional Design; Design as Applied Philosophy; What's in a Name; Authority of Design -- Autonomy in Use
Control code
841168895
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (192 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783034609128
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 10.1515/9783034609128
  • 9783034609128
  • urn:nbn:de:101:1-2016081513111
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)841168895

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