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Becoming a Product Designer By Bruce Hannah

Becoming a Product Designer
by Bruce Hannah

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The one-of-a-kind guide to a career in product design Becoming a Product Designer is the most complete and concise survey of the many opportunities available today in the field of product design.
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Becoming a Product Designer: A Guide to Careers in Design by Bruce Hannah

The one-of-a-kind guide to a career in product design Becoming a Product Designer is the most complete and concise survey of the many opportunities available today in the field of product design. Written by a leading expert with more than thirty years of experience, this highly visual guide delivers a comprehensive overview of the field, from prerequisites and requirements for a variety of educational paths to coverage of major design specialties, such as transportation, packaging, furniture, sports equipment, and medical equipment design. Interviews and advice from leading product designers offer an inside look at the real world of product design. No other book provides the same unique, in-depth material on educational training, portfolio preparation, and career possibilities, as well as the business aspects of product design, and much more. Bruce Hannah (New York, NY) has been a force in product design since 1967 and has owned his own successful design firm since 1976. He is a tenured professor at the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York and in 1992 was named the Cooper Hewitt's first designer in residence. He is also the recipient of IDSA's National Design Education Award.

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About Bruce Hannah


BRUCE HANNAH is an award-winning industrial designer with a concern for socially and environmentally responsible design. During his career, he has won many awards, including the Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA), Design of the Decade Award for the Hannah Desk System for Knoll and the IDSA's National Design Education Award, and served as the Cooper-Hewitt's first Designer in Residence.

Table of Contents


Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction: Theater of Life. Quotes: "What is Product Design?" Chapter One. Design Education: What It Is and What It Isn't. Chapter Two. Lighting. Chapter Three. Medical. Chapter Four. Consumer Products: Everyday Design. Chapter Five. Furniture. Chapter Six. Fashion. Chapter Seven. Tabletop: Putting Food on the Table. Quotes: Where do You Get Your Ideas? Chapter Eight. Exhibit Design. Chapter Nine. Corporate Design. Chapter Ten. The Future of Design. Chapter Eleven. Design Entrepreneurs. Porfolio. Internships. Quotes: Who are Your Heroes? Appendix A: Schools Offering Degrees in Product Design. Appendix B: Design Organizations. Index of Designers.

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GOR010086274
Becoming a Product Designer: A Guide to Careers in Design by Bruce Hannah
Bruce Hannah
Used - Like New
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
2004-03-05
288
0471223530
9780471223535
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