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Designs We Live By

Loeb, Helga; Slight, Phil and Stanley, Nick

Paperback, 73 pp, many b/w, 4 colour, illustrations, NSEAD (1993)

ISBN 0 904684 13 X

This book offers some new ways of exploring the teaching of design, it recommends the use of cross-cultural sources and methods to enlarge and strengthen design education. 'Designs We Live By' shows that contemporary design draws upon a range of historic traditions. The book provides four major examples which relate to different parts of the world, Islamic Design, Japanese Design, Celtic Design and West African Ceramics.

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