What are you reading? What have you read? We are often asked, so here is a small selection of the theory guiding our practice.

(2014) Form & Object
T. Garcia, Edinburgh University Press.
#Philosophy
(2014) The Systems View of Life
#Systems-Theory
(2013) The upcycle: Beyond sustainability–designing for abundance
#Ecological, #Left-wing-ideology, #Popular-Culture
(2013) Design thinking: process and methods manual
Rob. Curedale
#Design-Methodology, #Industrial-Design, #Popular-Culture
(2013) The Quadruple Object
Graham Harman, Washingston: Zero Books
#Philosophy
(2012) Universal methods of design
Martin et al, Mass.: Rockport.
#Design-Methodology, #Popular-Culture
(2011) Urbanised, G.Hustwit
#Popular-Culture
(2010) Vibrant Matter
#Philosophy
(2010) Hyperobjects
T. Morton. University of Minnesota Press.
#Philosophy
(2010) Universal principles of design
Lidwell et al, Mass.: Rockport
#Design-Methodology, #Popular-Culture
(2010) Designing Things
#Design-Methodology, #Engineering-Design, #Industrial-Design
(2011) Design thinking: Understanding how designers think and work
Nigel Cross, New York: Berg.
#Foundational-Discourse, #Industrial-Design
(2010) The universe of design: Horst Rittel’s theories of design and planning
Protzen & Harris, N.Y.: Routledge.
#Foundational-Discourse
(2009) Objectified, G.Hustwit
#Popular-Culture
(2007) Helvetica
G.Hustwit
#Popular-Culture
(2002) Cradle to cradle: Remaking the way we make things
#Ecological, #Left-wing-ideology, #Popular-Culture
(2002) Biomimicry: Innovation inspired by nature
#Design-Methodology, #Ecological, #Left-wing-ideology, #Popular-Culture
(1998) Fundamentals of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
A. Krulikowski
#Engineering-Design
(1991) Total design: integrated methods for successful product engineering
S. Pugh, Mass.: Addison-Wesley Pub.
#Design-Methodology, #Engineering-Design
(1989) Ecology, community & lifestyle
Arne Naess
#Ecological, #Left-wing-ideology, #Philosophy
[1989] Engineering design methods: Strategies for product design
Nigel Cross, NJ: J. Wiley.
#Design-Methodology, #Engineering-Design
(1987) Design Thinking
Peter Rowe, Mass.: MIT Press.
#Foundational-Discourse
(1983) The Reflective Practioner
Donald Schön, New York: Basic Books.
#Foundational-Discourse
(1979) Gaia : A new look at life on earth
#Ecological, #Left-wing-ideology
(1979) Industrial Design Raymond Loewy
Raymond Loewy
#Foundational-Discourse, #Industrial-Design, #Popular-Culture, #Right-wing-ideology
(1972) Design for the real world
#Ecological, #Foundational-Discourse, #Industrial-Design, #Left-wing-ideology
(1970) Design methods: Seeds of human futures
John C. Jones, NY: Wiley Interscience
#Design-Methodology, #Foundational-Discourse
(1969) The sciences of the artificial
Herbet A. Simon, Mass.: MIT Press.
#Design-Methodology, #Engineering-Design, #Foundational-Discourse
(1968) General system theory
Ludwig von Bertalanffy, New York: G. Braziller.
#Design-Methodology, #Engineering-Design, #Foundational-Discourse, #Systems-Theory
(1967) The measure of man and woman : Human factors in design
#Engineering-Design, #Foundational-Discourse, #Industrial-Design, #Popular-Culture
(1962) Introduction to design
Morris Asimow, Prentice-Hall.
#Design-Methodology, #Engineering-Design, #Foundational-Discourse
(1961) Cybernetics: or control and communication
Norbert Wiener, Mass.: M.I.T. Press.
#Design-Methodology, #Engineering-Design, #Foundational-Discourse, #Systems-Theory
(1958) On the mode of existence of technical objects
#Foundational-Discourse, #Techne
(1956) An introduction to Cybernetics
W. Ross Ashby, London: Chapman and Hall.
#Design-Methodology, #Engineering-Design, #Foundational-Discourse, #Systems-Theory
(1955) Designing for people
#Design-Methodology, #Foundational-Discourse, #Industrial-Design
(1949) Human Action a treatise on economics
#Right-wing-ideology
(1943) The Fountainhead
#Right-wing-ideology
(1872) The expression of emotions in man and animals
Darwin, C. Penguin.
#Science
(1859) The origin of species
#Science
(1776) The Wealth of Nations
#Right-wing-ideology
(300 BC) Aristotle Complete Works
Aristotle
#Foundational-Discourse, #Philosophy
(400 BC) Plato. Complete Works.
Cooper & Hutchinson, Ind.: Hackett Pub.
#Foundational-Discourse, #Philosophy