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2012 – Present

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This is a rolling chronological list of sources, instances and terms requiring clarification and definition and books I need to read. It builds my understanding and into a record of my research. As with any literature/internet search I always find that one source leads to other items of interest.

I guess this will be interesting just to scroll through to see if anything catches your attention.

Paul Kingswo1 Zerubavel, The fine line,
See Berger and Luckmann, The social construction of reality, p. 82.

Ken Alder, The measure of all things (New York: Free Press, 2002), p. 350.


Filofax now and then

the new Range a rover

japanese industrial robots


baltasar gracian - desengano "disengagement"
The art of worldly wisdom 1647

Parameters -look up
rod, pole, perch

can u multiply in Roman numerals?

‘path dependent’

Stanley Lieberson, A matter of
taste: how names, fashions, and culture change (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000),

Markus Kuhn, "International standard paper sizes," http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/isopaper.
html (November 2003).

36 Vernon Jenkins, "The postscript," http://homepage.virgin.net/vernon.jenkins/PS.htm (November

Markov chain

Kai Erikson, Wayward Puritans: a study in the sociology of deviance (New York: John Wiley, 1966),
p. 20.

Kai Erikson expresses it, "There are people in any society who appear to
'choose' a deviant style exactly because it offends an important value of the group

picking and choosing


sub specie aeterni


What is the definition of special?


Herbert Schiller Culture Inc

The Free Culture movement,

design computation

salford mattel Barbie Pink month

Phaidon 999 design classic - get price


Hella Jongerius
Babbie E., The practice of social research, Macmillan, New York, 1992.
Coles, A., Design and Art, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2007
Fukasawa, N. and Morrison,J. Super Normal: Sensations of the Ordinary. Lars Muller Publishers, Baden, 2006.
du Gay, P., Production of culture/cultures of production, Sage in association with the Open University, London, 1997.
Hecht, S., What should we be teaching professional designers today? (transcript), September 21, 2010 retrieved from http://www.thersa.org/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/356381/Transcript-What-should-we-be-teaching-professional-designers.pdf on 26 January 2011.
Long, K., Designers are Poor, Icon, No. 34, 2006.
Mackay, H., Consumption and everyday life, Sage, London,1997.
McRobbie, A., British Fashion Design. Rag Trade or Image Industry. Routledge, London, 1998.
Munari, B., Design As Art, Penguin Global, London, 1971.
Papanek, V., Design for the Real World, Academy Chicago Publishers, Chicago, 1985.
Pillips de Pury & Company, Press Release, April 30, 2009 retrieved from http://www.phillipsdepury.com/media/200216/des_ldn_apr_09_post_pdf.pdf on 15 January 2011.
Potter, N., What is a designer (fourth edition), Hyphen Press, London, 2002.
Rodgers, P.A., The Little Book of Big Ideas: Design, A.&C. Black Publishers Ltd., London, 2009.
Staniszewski, A., The Power of Display. A History of Exhibition Installations at the Museum of Modern Art, The MIT Press, Cambridge, 1998.
Van Kersten, P., The shows must go on. Beurzen 2010: Fair or Fancy? A reorientation of the role and importance of the international fairs and awards, 2010. Retrieved from http://www.designplatformrotterdam.nl/upload/File/T

Daniel Lerner's 1958 book The Passing of Traditional Society

Liquid Surveillance
By Zygmunt Bauman, David Lyon

2013 | Polity Press

Francois Lyotard called it in his famous 1979 book Postmodern Condition,
get pdf and make txt

Melly’s otherwise excellent Revolt into Style
Melly Revolt into Style

Hebdomad N07 the significance of the number 7

Nimrud - Asia carvings

etymology of engineer

williams the long revolution 1961

(From --------orig song)oh oh oh its macik

Tenner, Edward, Why Things Bite Back

information anxiety Richard Saul Worman 1990
Location, alphabet, time, category, hierarchy


design studies see wik

magazine Common Knowledge.

Brand Culture
Jonathan E. Schroeder (Author), Miriam Salzer-Morling (Author)



define implication

hegel's triadic structure
the pyramids - geometry of, design of

design of apples - system of grafting

days of destruction days of revolt
chris hedges and joe sacco

structuation theory

diachrony, synchrony

denote connote

Georg Lukacs's History and Class Consciousness.

“Revolution 51” swatch

The philosophy of irony

Polaroid as a framing concept - an instant of an instance, a fleeting and ephemeral snapshot
Why is the name thus?

engineers in
Fontainemelon (Neuchatel) developed a super-thin, gold luxury watch known as Delirium Tremens

Festival of Ideas which begins in Cambridge on Wednesday.

1999 book, Hertzian Tales
Boradkar.,Prasad, Designing Things - A critical introduction to the culture of objects

Abulafia, Daniel. "Seven types of ambiguity,

Ball, Philip. Critical mass: how one thing leads to another. London: William Heinemann, 2004.

Battistella, Edwin. The logic of markedness. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.


Eco, Umberto. The search for the perfect language. Oxford: Blackwell, 1995.

Goody, Jack. The domestication of the savage mind. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1977.

Kay, Paul, and Terry Regier. "Resolving the question of color naming universals." Proceedings of the
National Academy of Sciences 100 (2003): 9085-9089.

Lewis, David. Convention: a philosophical study. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1969.

Lovecraft, H. P. "The color out of space." In The annotated H. P. Lovecraft, pp. 57-100. New York: Dell,

Nash, Walter. Designs in prose: a study of compositional problems and methods. London: Longman,

Schwartz, Barry. The paradox of choice: why more is less. New York: Ecco, 2004.

Ullmann-Margalit, Edna. The emergence of norms. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1977.

tara donovan landscape photographer

3 Quarks Daily, and the Newer York Press
mathematica eames exhib
List of companies that apple have acquired into random notes_RC

Art -historian TJ Clark Japan

Norman Bolz 1992 essay The meaning of Surface

Thackera Design after Modernism

Gaton Bachelard The Poetics of Space

In Praise of Shadows 1991 tanizaki

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