Ein Handbuch für zukunftsfähige Designstrategien _ IDRV – Institute of Design Research Vienna, Harald Gruendl, Marco Kellhammer, Christina Nägele (Hrsg.) Mit Texten von Harald Gruendl, Ulrike Haele, Marco Kellhammer und Christina Nägele Werkzeuge für die Designrevolution Designwissen für die Zukunft 192 Seiten, durchgehend illustriert, 16,6 × 24 cm, Broschur Euro (D) 29.80, Euro (A) 30.60, […] Read more – ‘Werkzeuge für die Designrevolution’.
A handbook for sustainable design strategies _ IDRV – Institute of Design Research Vienna, Harald Gruendl, Marco Kellhammer, Christina Nägele (ed.) With texts by Harald Gruendl, Ulrike Haele, Marco Kellhammer, Christina Nägele Tools for the Design Revolution Design Knowledge for the Future 192 pages, illustrated throughout 16.6 × 24 cm, softcover Euro (D) 29.80, Euro […] Read more – ‘Tools for the Design Revolution’.
The history of design has canonized a number of chairs, which are referred to as “modern classics”. These can be found today not only in museums, or at auctions for very high prices, but also in the windows of furniture stores. A number of furniture manufacturers keep trying to add a new classic to this […] Read more – ‘A Network of Design Classics’.
A magazine published in the context of the exhibition Tools for the Design Revolution. The exhibition by the IDRV — Institute of Design Research Vienna, shows design at a turning point. Design plays a key role in the remoulding of society to be capable of dealing with the future, as well as in the formulation […] Read more – ‘Werkzeuge für die Design-Revolution – Brochure’.
Sustainable Design. Strategies for a social change. The industrialized countries consume so many resources that developing countries will take every chance to achieve a similar level of prosperity. Why do we fail to design reasonable production and consumption patterns that would put a stop to the overexploitation of nature? How can we at least respect […] Read more – ‘Sustainable Design. Strategien für einen gesellschaftlichen Wandel’.
Design Science – and what makes it tick! The topics of a young discipline. As a young discipline, design studies/science is currently establishing itself within the worldwide community of academia. The participants of Circle 00002 discussed various positions from the fields of design research, design theory as well as from the funding institutions’ perspective. They […] Read more – ‘Designwissenschaft – und was sie bewegt!’.
Agriculture and the City. Design Strategies for Urban Agriculture In the future, the design field will require new approaches and new design skills! The aim of this seminar is to strengthen these skills, and to challenge artistically the role of design in society. The well-designed consumer product is no longer central; rather it is the […] Read more – ‘Agriculture and the City Catalogue’.
Gruendl, Harald (2006): The Death of Fashion. The Passage Rite of Fashion in the Show Window. Springer: Wien, New York. When, for a few weeks each year, Western fashion victims become red-hot with excitement waiting for the fashion sales to take place, they are unconsciously following an ancient sacrificial ritual. Just as in ancient Greece, the […] Read more – ‘The Death of Fashion’.