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By Design 2nd edition: Why There Are No Locks on the Bathroom Doors in the Hotel Louis XIV and Other Object Lessons

An inspiring resource for design students, professionals or anyone else who could benefit from a fuller appreciation of the design process, By Design vividly shows how design affects our most significant human activities. A network of engrossing stories illuminate the process as it applies to industrial design, interior design, fashion design, graphic design and the design of business and social situations. It is the perfect accompaniment to a broad area of foundation courses for designers-in-training. This new edition of the popular classic features updated examples of timeless ideas, illustrated in full colour. A concluding chapter discusses what has, and has not, changed since the first edition, examining design responses to radical technological development and shifting consumer demands. An elegant foreword by Paola Antonelli of the Museum of Modern Arts Department of Architecture and Design reintroduces the book to a fresh generation of readers.

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Fashion For Profit – 10th Edition: From Design Concept to Apparel Manufacturing and Retailing – A Professonal’s Complete Guide

The Fashion Business is a unique industry; artistic and creative, profit-driven and demanding. Fashion For Profit will take you to the heart of the business of fashion and give you the real facts.

A good idea and the right market niche can lead to your ultimate dream of running a successful apparel business. However, it is a multi-faceted industry with many important components that should be fully understood before taking that leap of faith. One missing link could mean failure. Knowledge is empowering and could save your savings! Fashion For Profit is the book that will support your ideas and help you to realize your dream. You will not only learn what you need to know, but what you want to know.

As you browse this book, you will note that you will get more and more excited. Each chapter brings definitive information about each specific area of apparel manufacturing. You will find that many of the questions you thought would never be addressed anywhere are answered here in clear and understandable terms!

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Design Concepts for Engineers (4th Edition)

Design Concepts for Engineers, Fourth Edition teaches the principles of design, and how they apply to engineering design projects and future job activities. Updated in response to reviewer feedback, this edition features even more design projects and increased coverage of team skills. This is an ideal design reference for engineering professionals.

This title is part of the ESource series. ESource–Prentice Hall’s Engineering Source – provides a comprehensive, customizable introductory engineering and computing library. Featuring over 29 modules and growing, ESource allows professors to fully customize their textbooks through the ESource website. Professors are not only able to pick and choose complete modules, but also custom-build a freshman engineering text that matches their content needs and course organization exactly! Visit http://www.pearsoncustom.com/customengineer

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Distributed Systems: Concepts and Design (5th Edition)

Broad and up-to-date coverage of the principles and practice in the fast moving area of Distributed Systems.

Distributed Systems provides students of computer science and engineering with the skills they will need to design and maintain software for distributed applications. It will also be invaluable to software engineers and systems designers wishing to understand new and future developments in the field.

From mobile phones to the Internet, our lives depend increasingly on distributed systems linking computers and other devices together in a seamless and transparent way. The fifth edition of this best-selling text continues to provide a comprehensive source of material on the principles and practice of distributed computer systems and the exciting new developments based on them, using a wealth of modern case studies to illustrate their design and development. The depth of coverage will enable readers to evaluate existing distributed systems and design new ones.

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Design Concepts for Engineers (5th Edition)

For courses in design engineering

Applying Design Concepts for All Engineers

Design Concepts for Engineers introduces engineering students to the basic concepts and principles of design and their application to engineering disciplines. This general text provides a platform through which all engineers can understand major concepts, despite their specialty backgrounds. With a focus on the design process rather than the technical details of a specific engineering field, the Eighth Edition connects with a wide range of readers.

 

Design Concepts for Engineers is a versatile text that can be taught to both introductory and higher level students as either a comprehensive material or in its distinct chapter modules. With knowledge of basic algebra, any engineer can explore and understand this enticing text, making it an ideal source material to reach a wide range of audiences.