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Design and truth
Robert Grudin.

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  Stacks NK1505 .G75 2010 (Browse Shelf) Available
  • ISBN: 9780300171310 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0300171315 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780300161403 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0300161409 (alk. paper)
  • OCLC Number: 449854915
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

pt. 1. Homage to Rikyu: design, truth, and power. Sen no Rikyu and the paradox of innovation -- Good design tells the truth -- What design and truth say about each other -- Design as tragedy: the rise and fall of the Twin Towers -- Edsel's law: how bad design happens -- Designs of darkness -- Face to face with design -- pt. 2. Homage to Vasari: design, knowledge, and energy. Giorgio Vasari and the permutations of design -- The lady in the picture: design and revelation in Renaissance art -- In Jefferson's footsteps: modes of self-design -- Jefferson's gravestone: metaphorical extensions of design -- Liberty as a knowledge design -- Corporate redesign and the business of knowledge -- Designing time -- The design of private knowledge -- Epilogue. Designing truth.