Karl Aspelund takes readers on a guided tour of seven stages of design, from Inspiration, Identification, Conceptualization, Exploration/Refinement, Definition/Modeling, Communication and Production. "Perspectives" features highlight individual designers and artists, and end-of-chapter exercises help transform design projects to reality. With a thoroughly updated illustrations, the Third Edition of this successful book includes more on sustainability, globalization and collaborative teamwork. Additional Perspectives features provide further inspiration from real-life designers.
Offering a guided tour through the seven major stages of the design process, Karl Aspelund provides inspiration and real-world perspectives.
Ch 1 Inspiration Ch 2 Identification Ch 3 Conceptualization Ch 4 Exploration/Refinement Ch 5 Definition/Modeling Ch 6 Communication Ch 7 Production Appendices: Elements & Principles of Design; Recommended Reading and Resources, Notable Designers and Architects; Reading the Zeitgeist; Zeitgeist and Design: A Timeline