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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It does what it says on the cover
This is simply the best book about the design process that is currently available. It is written from the point of view of an architect and for architects, but almost everything it contains is relevant to all other designers - yes, even graphic designers can learn from this book!
Published on 26 Feb 2002

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2.0 out of 5 stars Doesn't really relate to graphic design
While Lawson's ideas are quite interesting, as a graphic designer and design educator, I find the gist of his book more related to architecture and to a lesser degree industrial design. The title is a bit of a misnomer as it sounds as if Design and solving design problems is the main theme. It should be renamed "Problem Solving for Architects".
So far I...
Published on 28 Jan 2002


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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It does what it says on the cover, 26 Feb 2002
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This is simply the best book about the design process that is currently available. It is written from the point of view of an architect and for architects, but almost everything it contains is relevant to all other designers - yes, even graphic designers can learn from this book!
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11 of 20 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Doesn't really relate to graphic design, 28 Jan 2002
This review is from: How Designers Think (Paperback)
While Lawson's ideas are quite interesting, as a graphic designer and design educator, I find the gist of his book more related to architecture and to a lesser degree industrial design. The title is a bit of a misnomer as it sounds as if Design and solving design problems is the main theme. It should be renamed "Problem Solving for Architects".
So far I have very little insight into the visual design process.
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1 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Proffessor!!, 22 Oct 2007
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Laura Critchlow "Titchlow" (Sheffield) - See all my reviews
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I don't know about the book rates compared to others but ive got THE Bryan Lawson as my architectural theory lectures teacher and he' great so I can only imagine how good this book is!!
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