Design is the Problem the Future of Design must be Sustainable
Recommended Reads: Top 5 Books For Design Aspirants
What is on your mind?
Questions and Answers to the intangible yet beautiful stream of thoughts and solutions. We call it the Design language. Tangible or not, often Design is a process. While some thinkers embark on a creative journey, others deal it tactically.
As upcoming students and aspirants of Design be it in streams of Fashion, Interiors, Jewelry or Communication, the underlying principles and fundamental point to one thing: Awareness.
The tipping point to a problem and the start point of the solution is an Awareness quotient. The better informed and aware the Designer is, of the fundamentals, basking on the journey of developing sustainable solutions is a fun ride.
Here are our top 5 favourites of the century that are almost gold mines of information for any aspiring Designer.
Design Is the Problem: The Future of Design Must be Sustainable
This insightful book by Nathan Shedroff gives a great read on how Design thinking can help in future design to be directed in the sense of Sustainable and Ethical Way.
World without Words by Michael Evamy
Bridging Commerce and Culture Author, Michael Evamy presents a design language which does not have words. Can the effectiveness of imageries compensate and be substituted for words? Is our culture moving towards a world without words? Read on to find out.
Design is a Job by Mike Monteiro
Manage Your Day-To-Day by Jocelyn K. Glei and 99U
A self-help book that helps you become AWARE of productivity and help you stay grounded and meet deadlines even if all the creative things around you seem to drive you away from reality.
The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman
Norman delves into product design from the scientific viewpoint of a cognitive psychologist to explain why some products work and others frustrate. As for Designers of ANY stream understanding the function, form, aesthetics, and comfort are essential. This book will make you look at things like never before!