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Description - Designing Designing by John Chris Jones

designing designing is one of the most extraordinary books on design ever written. First published in 1984 and reprinted with this title and cover in 1991, the book was the product of ten years of auto-critique, reflection and experimentation on writing on designing.

Offering a savage auto-critique of his own work on "methods", as well as of the wider methods and ends of advanced industrial societies as a whole, this book challenges the traditional product- and progress- orientated focus on design by insisting that the world now coming into being requires designing to be understood as 'a response to the whole of life.'

But designing designing is also unique in modern design thinking in its exploration of what writing on designing might be. Combining essays, interviews, reflections, performances, plays, poems, chance procedures, photographs, collages and quotes, Jones experiments with both form and content in an attempt to make a book which 'is not simply about designing but is instead itself an instance of the ideas and processes explored within it.'

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781350071971
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 440
Imprint: Bloomsbury Visual Arts
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 25-Feb-2021
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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