. Aesthetics, Form
. Design Process
by John Christopher Jones
'seminal work on design methodology - to find a method that suits a particular
Design Research : Methods and Perspectives
by Brenda Laurel
'this book help designers to investigate people, form, and process in
ways that can make their work more potent and more delightful. Introduces
designers to the many research tools'
Visual Research : An Introduction to Research Methodologies in Graphic
by Ian Noble, Russell Bestley
Publisher: AVA Publishing,
'quantitative and qualitative research methods in visual communication.
Fully illustrated with eye-opening real-life case studies, it focuses
on the relatively unexplored process of design analysis.'
Visual Methodologies: An
Introduction to the Interpretation of Visual Materials
by Gillian Rose
Publisher: SAGE Publications,
'Overview of different reaserch
methods for understanding the visual'
Product Design: Fundamentals and Methods
by Roozenburg and Eekels
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc; New Ed edition, 1995
'presents the foundations of the design process'
Product Design and Development
by Karl T. Ulrich and Steven D. Eppinger
McGraw-Hill 1995, 2000, 2004
' shows how to bring together the marketing, design, and manufacturing
By Design - Why There Are No Locks on the Bathroom Doors in the
Hotel Louis XIV and Other Object Lessons
by Ralph Kaplan
Publisher: Fairchild; 2nd edition, 2005
Product Design: A Practical Guide to Systematic Methods of New
by Mike Baxter
by David Lauer Publisher: Wadsworth
Publishing; 5th edition, 1999
'popular introduction to graphic design, its elements and principles'
Principles of Form and Design
by Wucius Wong
Publisher: Wiley, 1993
'an important essential references in the principles and practical fundamentals
Design Principles and Problems
by Paul Zelanski, Mary Pat Fisher
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing; 2 edition, 1995 'helpful in learning
the language and basics of Graphic Design'
Design for Communication: Conceptual Graphic Design Basics
by Elizabeth Resnick
Publisher: Wiley, 2003
'coverage of basic design principles illustrated by student examples'
Access by Design
by George A. Covington & Bruce Hannah, IDSA
Design Secrets: Products: 50 Real-Life Projects Uncovered
- Industrial Designers Society of America
Edited by Kristina Goodrich
Publisher: Rockport Publishers June 2001
'50 interesting design projects are illustrated in detail from concept
Design Secrets: Products 2: 50 Real-Life Projects Uncovered
- Industrial Designers Society of America
by Lynn Haller, Cheryl Dangel Cullen
Publisher: Rockport Publishers (October 1, 2004)
'Fifty design projects are shown in detail from concept to completion
- that uncovers the whole design process'
The Art of Innovation - Lessons in Creativity from IDEO, America's
Leading Design Firm
by Tom Kelley
'Great stories behing IDEO's innovative approch to problem solving'
Creating Breakthrough Products: Innovation from Product Planning
to Program Approval
by Jonathan Cagan, Craig M. Vogel
Publisher: Financial Times Prentice Hall; 1st edition (January 15, 2002)
'identify the key factors
associated with successful products - a revolutionary approach to building
tomorrow's great products.
Breakthrough Ideas: The Collaboration of Anthropologists and
Designers in the Product Development Industry
by Susan Squires (Editor), Bryan Byrne (Editor)
Publisher: Bergin & Garvey, 2002
'Brings out the importance
of ethnographic research for product design'
Design for Success:
A Human-Centered Approach to Designing Successful Products and Systems
by William B. Rouse
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience; 1 edition (January 8, 1991)
'guide to the successful design of products and systems that are market
driven and user-oriented'
Product Design - Practical
Methods for the Systematic Development of New Products
Publisher: Chapman & Hall (November 1, 1995)
Competing by Design:
Creating Value and Market Advantage in New Product Development
Craig Erhorn, John Stark
Publisher: Wiley; New Ed edition, 1995
'shows how to take out inefficiencies out of designing, developing, and
producing critical new products'
The Right Fit: The Power of Ergonomics As a Competitive Strategy
by Clifford M. Gross
Publisher: Productivity Press Inc, 1996
'A non-technical introduction to incorporating the human factor into the
design of products and workplaces.'
Dictionary of 20Th-Century Design
by John F. Pile
The Design Encyclopedia
by Mel Byers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (July 1, 1994)
'covers elements of design in eastern and western Europe, Australia, North
and South America and Japan.'