Good Design: Deconstructing Form and Function and What Makes Good Design Work. Terry Marks.

Good Design: Deconstructing Form and Function and What Makes Good Design Work

Rockport Publishers, August 2009. Oversized Hardcover. Used - Very Good / No Jacket As Issued. Item #217382
ISBN: 1592535291

The author polls several designers of different age groups and phases in their careers about what they consider "good design." Each has selected an existing design piece they feel to be good, based on their personal definition of what "good" is. The author also takes a critical look at the design to determine if it is effective with its target market and interviews the designer of the piece to unlock the concept behind the design. By taking this backwards approach through design--from completed piece back to conception--readers will discover why the design works and how they can use this information in their own projects.

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The author polls several designers of different age groups and phases in their careers about what they consider 'good design.' Each has selected an existing design piece they feel to be good, based on their personal definition of what 'good' is. The author also takes a critical look at the design to determine if it is effective with its target market and interviews the designer of the piece to unlock the concept behind the design. By taking this backwards approach through design--from completed piece back to conception--readers will discover why the design works and how they can use this information in their own projects.

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