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The shape of things : a philosophy of design

This book presents for the first time in English an array of essays on design by the seminal media critic and philosopher, Vilém Flusser
Print Book, English, 1999
1st English ed View all formats and editions
Reaktion, London, 1999
126 pages ; 20 cm
9781861890559, 1861890559
Introduction by Martin Pawley About the Word Design Form and Material War and the State of Things About Forms and Formulae The Designer's Way of Seeing The Factory The Lever Strikes Back Shelters, Screens and Tents Design: Obstacle for/to the Removal of Obstacles Why Do Typewriters Go 'Click'? The Ethics of Industrial Design? Design as Theology Wittgenstein's Architecture Bare Walls With As Many Holes As a Swiss Cheese The Non-Thing The Non-Thing Carpets Pots Shamans and Dancers with Masks The Submarine Wheels Biographical Note
Translated from the German