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- Häftad (paperback)
- Språk: Engelska
- Antal sidor: 336
- Utg.datum: 2006-03-01
- Upplaga: New ed
- Förlag: MIT Press
- Illustrationer: Illustrations
- Dimensioner: 150 x 230 x 20 mm
- Vikt: 420 g
- Antal komponenter: 1
- ISBN: 9780262701150
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In the Bubble is often delightful, stimulating, and surprising. Thackara may well emerge as a visionary voice for the wired era. For planners, designers, and anyone with an interest in the future, this book is a rich resource of inspiration, ideas, and guiding principles as well as sharply observed cautionary tales. It suggests that what the tech revolution most needs, and may already be moving toward, is a sense of purpose. -- Bill S. Kowinski San Francisco Chronicle Thackara has built an intricate and compelling case for the continuing impact of local action in a networked world...I hope he's right. I.D. Magazine An excellent new book...so push aside that colorful pile of photo-packed publications and pick up In the Bubble: Designing in a Complex World, in whose pages 'design' is understood to be more about process than product, more about systems and services than about surfaces and packages, more about work to do than things to buy. ArtsJournal.com Thackara leaps nimbly from statistics to observations to anecdotes, from past to present to future, from energy to the environment, from the Burning Man Festival in Arizona to the Bombay Lunch Delivery program. Architectural Record If you've ever found yourself saying, 'bad TiVO,' design critic John Thackara is talking to you. Fast Company
John Thackara, described as a "design guru, critic and business provocateur" by Fast Company, is the Director of Doors of Perception, a design futures network based in Amsterdam and Bangalore. He is the author of Design after Modernism, Lost in Space: A Traveler's Tale, Winners! How Successful Companies Innovate by Design, and other books. Since 2002, he has authored the Doors of Perception blog and newsletter (http://www.doorsofperception.com/).