Becoming Designers

Education and Influence

Becoming Designers

Distributed for Intellect Ltd

160 pages | © 2000
Paperback $28.50 ISBN: 9781841500324 Published June 2000

Design Research is an area that is both current and growing, but texts on the subjects are in short supply. This book is a response to the vitality of discussion within journals and at conferences, and it intends to place Design Research in its rightful place at the heart of studio-based education and practice.

Offering a valuable context within which to understand the educational needs and aspirations of the designer, Becoming Designers is also a vital resource for students in this field, whose access to books on the subject is currently very limited.



ud2k – designing the design student

Stuart Mealing

design for life: the lasting contribution of William Morris

John Astley

design praxis: towards a design context rooted in design practice

Kevin McCullagh

intelligent shape sorting

Esther Dudley

educating the multimedia designer

Stephen Boyd Davis

designing women: gender issues in graphic design education

Erica Matlow

what tangled webs we weave

Mike Hope

designers’ perception of development – development’s perception of design

Mirjam Southwall


Stuart Durant

interview with a designer on becoming a designer

Richard Hill

‘ethical design’: the end of graphic design?

Alex Cameron

toward more ambitious agendas

Gerard Mermoz

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