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A correction to Yi Sang’s “Poem No. II”

A correction to Yi Sang’s “Poem No. II” Sang, Yi Walter K. Lew, aYi Sang scholar, has drawn attention to the need to correct two of Yi Sang’s poems as they appeared in Visible Language 33.3. A correction to Yi Sang’s “Poem No. II, ” as it originally appeared in Visible Language 33.3, page 216, […]

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New media, experience and Japanese way of tea (Chado)

New media, experience and Japanese way of tea (Chado) Gunji, Jennifer Abstract The philosophy of the Japanese Way of Tea (Chado) can play a significant role in design education. By heightening use of the senses, Chado cultivates inner awareness of self and other through process, form and practice. Established by sixteenth century grandmaster Sen Rikyu. […]

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Perspectives on building a foundation for design research

Perspectives on building a foundation for design research Jeamsinkul, Chujit Building a Foundation for Design Research Methods is one of the three sections of the Annotated Design Research Bibliography. Design is a hybrid activity that encompasses many disciplines beyond itself, which blend depending on the nature of the research project.To support a range of design […]

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Alix Lambert’s “The Mark of Cain”

Alix Lambert’s “The Mark of Cain” Golec, Michael Abstract The following contribution is divided into two parts. The first part consists of a brief essay that describes the contents of Alix Lambert’s film, The Mark of Cain. The second part is an interview with the filmmaker and artist. In the interview, Ms. Lambert discusses the […]

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The path from the optophonetic poem to the multimedia text

Relations between sound poetry and visual poetry: The path from the optophonetic poem to the multimedia text Scholz, Christian A brief history of the development of scores for sound poetry during the twentieth century is presented. The work of Hugo Ball, Raoul Hausmann and Kurt Schwitters is the focus for the early part of the […]

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Method of Graphic Abstraction in Visual Metaphor, The

Method of Graphic Abstraction in Visual Metaphor, The Wang, Regina W Y Abstract In the design fields, graphics are often a medium of communication whose goal is to reach mutual understanding. The process of graphic abstraction is one of the most important methods in visual design. Designers often use it to enhance the recognition and […]

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A typography of impoverishment: D.C. McMurtrie’s reception of European modernist typography and an American economic depression

A typography of impoverishment: D.C. McMurtrie’s reception of European modernist typography and an American economic depression Golec, Michael D.C. McMurtrie’s Reception of European Modernist Typography and an American Economic Depression This paper pries into the disclosures of design history by addressing the question of American modernist typography from the blind side as it were. One […]

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Theory, analysis and effective research communication for design

Theory, analysis and effective research communication for design Poggenpohl, Sharon Helmer Research in Communication Design, part 2, departs from the usual reporting of research to dig deeper into issues of importance to research and its development by design. The need for a change in relationship between education, practice and research is discussed along with the […]

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LEARNING FROM LAS VEGAS… and Los Angeles and Reyner Banham

LEARNING FROM LAS VEGAS… and Los Angeles and Reyner Banham Whiteley, Nigel ABSTRACT The influential British architectural historian and theorist Reyner Banham (1922-1988) belonged to the same generation as Robert Venturi (b.1925) and Denise Scott Brown (b.1931) and shared many of their architectural values. This essay shows the great similarities of value and outlook in […]

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“DOING IT DEADPAN” Venturi, Scott Brown and Izenour’s Learning from Las Vegas

“DOING IT DEADPAN” Venturi, Scott Brown and Izenour’s Learning from Las Vegas Golec, Michael ABSTRACT Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown and Steven Izenour’s Learning from Las Vegas (1972) – a collection of the architects’ studies of the Las Vegas Strip, a segment of U.S. Route 91 -is packed with information graphics. The designer Muriel Cooper […]