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Design realities : creativity, nature and the human spirit

By: Walker, Stuart.
Publisher: New York Routledge 2019Description: xv, 341p.ISBN: 9781138580206.Subject(s): Design -- PhilosophyDDC classification: 745.2 | W154d Summary: Design Realities explores a wide range of topics on creativity, design and spiritual well-being. Using critique, rational inquiry and personal reflection, Stuart Walker looks squarely at our contemporary condition, demonstrates how current assumptions and material expectations are becoming untenable and, most importantly, offers constructive new directions that are feasible, spiritually enriching, and hopeful. Comprising short essays, lyrical pieces, photo studies and longer discourses, this book takes us on a highly readable and enjoyable journey through some of the most pressing issues of our time. The innovative, intuitive format makes these topics readily accessible, while providing much food for thought about the changing nature of creativity in today’s world. Written by a leading thinker in the field, this highly original book offers readers something to ponder, discuss, contest and build upon.
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745.2 P942 Product design now 745.2 Sl11w What is product design? 745.2 Ut8d Design inspired innovation 745.2 W154d Design realities 745.2 W857W TWENTIETH-CENTURY DESIGN 745.20019 N78d The design of everyday things 745.20922 C381d Design now

Design Realities explores a wide range of topics on creativity, design and spiritual well-being. Using critique, rational inquiry and personal reflection, Stuart Walker looks squarely at our contemporary condition, demonstrates how current assumptions and material expectations are becoming untenable and, most importantly, offers constructive new directions that are feasible, spiritually enriching, and hopeful.

Comprising short essays, lyrical pieces, photo studies and longer discourses, this book takes us on a highly readable and enjoyable journey through some of the most pressing issues of our time. The innovative, intuitive format makes these topics readily accessible, while providing much food for thought about the changing nature of creativity in today’s world.

Written by a leading thinker in the field, this highly original book offers readers something to ponder, discuss, contest and build upon.

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