How? Design Process:
by John Christopher Jones
'seminal work on design methodology - to find a method that suits a particular design situation'
Design Research : Methods and Perspectives
by Brenda Laurel
Publisher: The MIT Press, 2003
'this book help designers to investigate people, form, and process in ways that can make their work more potent and more delightful. Introduces designers to the many research tools'
Visual Research : An Introduction to Research Methodologies in Graphic Design
by Ian Noble, Russell Bestley
Publisher: AVA Publishing, 2005
'quantitative and qualitative research methods in visual communication. Fully illustrated with eye-opening real-life case studies, it focuses on the relatively unexplored process of design analysis.'
Visual Methodologies: An Introduction to the Interpretation of Visual Materials
by Gillian Rose
Publisher: SAGE Publications, 2001
'Overview of different reaserch methods for understanding the visual'
Process Visual: Development of a Corporate Identity
by Wolfgang Schmittel
Publisher: Hastings House Pub, 1978
Text in English, German and French, 225 pages
Visual Literacy: A Conceptual Approach to Graphic Problem Solving
by Judith Wilde, Richard Wilde
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2000
'understanding design through student assignments with problems, ideas and solutions'
by David Lauer Publisher: Wadsworth
Publishing; 5th edition, 1999
'popular introduction to graphic design, its elements and principles'
Principles of Form and Design
by Wucius Wong
Publisher: Wiley, 1993
'an important essential references in the principles and practical fundamentals of design'
Design Principles and Problems
by Paul Zelanski, Mary Pat Fisher
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing; 2 edition, 1995 'helpful in learning the language and basics of Graphic Design'
Design for Communication: Conceptual Graphic Design Basics
by Elizabeth Resnick
Publisher: Wiley, 2003
'coverage of basic design principles illustrated by student examples'
Notes on Graphic Design and Visual Communication
by Gregg Berryman
Publisher: Crisp Publications; Rev. ed. edition, 1990
'essential design information intended to provide a solid, basic "visual vocabulary" for the understanding of graphic design'
Signs and Symbols: Their Design and Meaning (Paperback) by Adrian Frutiger, Andrew Bluhm (Translator)
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications; Reprint edition, 1998
'classic book - about history and evolution of symbols - its meaning and variations''
The Big Book of Design Ideas
by David E. Carter (Editor)
Publisher: HBI, 2000
'new reference source containing numerous inspiring examples of fine graphic design for projects of all kinds. The book contains an assemblage of visual concepts from all over the world.'
History of Modern Design
by David Raizman
Publisher: Prentice Hall, 2004
'history of design from the eighteenth century to present day'
The ABC's of Bauhaus, The Bauhaus and Design Theory
by Ellen Lupton, J. Abbott Miller (Editor)
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press, 2000
'The ABC's of Bauhaus traces the origins and impact of the Bauhaus in relation to design, graphic design, and typography'
Bauhaus (World of Art)
by Frank Whitford
Publisher: Thames & Hudson, 1984 '
the story of bauhaus, its philosophy, people and its contributions'
by Magdalena Droste, Bauhaus Archiv
Publisher: Taschen, 2002
'its about the people, the works and the thoughts at bauhaus'
The Ulm School of Design: A View Behind the Foreground
by Rene Spitz
Publisher: Edition Axel Menges, 2002
'provides the history of the Ulm School of Design, considered as a very influential educational institution'
Ulm Design: The Morality of Objects
by Herbert Lindinger (Editor), David Britt (Translator)
Publisher: The MIT Press; 1st MIT Press ed edition, 1991
'about the school, curriculum, ideas and people by the professor of design at Ulm'
Design of the 20th Century
by Charlotte J. Fiell, Peter M. Fiell
Publisher: Taschen America Llc 2001
'covers the influence of design in the 20th century'
Designing the 21st Century
by Charlotte J. Fiell, Peter M. Fiell
Publisher: Taschen, 2001
'book on the future of product, furniture, lighting, ceramic, glassware, and textile design'
Vision of the Future
by Stefano Marzano
Publisher: Uitgeverij V + K 1996
'future lifestyles, products and services in the domestic, public, personal and mobile domains'
by Pat Kirkham, Martin Scorcese
Publisher: Yale University Press, 2004
'about his work - on integrating image and text with meanings'
April Greiman: Floating Ideas into Time and Space (Cutting Edge)
by April Greiman, Liz Farrelly
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1998
'examines the ideas and creative process behind Greiman's influential work'