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Design for the Real World: Human Ecology and Social Change Paperback – 11 Feb 1985

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  • Paperback: 418 pages
  • Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd; 2 edition (11 Feb. 1985)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0500273588
  • ISBN-13: 978-0500273586
  • Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 2.1 x 20.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 13 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 322,910 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'Much of the pleasure of reading this book derives from [Papanek's] vivid imagery and the directness with which he expresses his very strong views' - Design 'Highly readable and informative ... has become somewhat of a seminal work for those following the patterns of aid and trade and technological development today' - Financial Times 'Wonderfully alive, and full of examples to instruct, amuse and horrify' - New Scientist

About the Author

Victor Papanek (1927-1998) was a designer and educator who became a strong advocate of the socially and ecologically responsible design of products, tools, and community infrastructures.

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