Published: April 7, 2020
Publisher: Braun Publishing AG
Trim: 6.50 x 8.25 Inches
From Ideas to Products
Gerhard Heufler, Michael Lanz, Martin Prettenthaler
By Gerhard Heufler, Michael Lanz and Martin Prettenthaler
About the BookHow does design function? What is the difference between design and styling? Is the principle “form follows function” still valid? And what constitutes the design process in practice?
There are so many questions on the highly topical subject of design. The authors provide answers to many of them by covering a wide range of topics, from the historical roots to the outlook on the near future, from a comprehensive look at product functions to the analysis of the complex design process, from theoretical foundations to descriptive case studies. The central theme is product design, taking the conflicting interests of consumers, manufacturers and designers into consideration. All factors of planning and designing of industrial products are considered and clearly presented. The book is aimed at enquiring users as well as committed entrepreneurs, interested technicians and aspiring designers from a great variety of fields.