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The design of everyday life / Elizabeth Shove ... [et al.].

Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
vi, 174 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Cultures of consumption series
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Subjects:
Material culture.
House furnishings industry and trade.
Household supplies.
Home economics.
Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects.
Consumers -- Psychology.
Contents:
The design of everyday life
Thinking about things
Gaps, cracks and questions
The stuff of social practice
The structure of the book
Having and doing : the case of the "restless kitchen"
Explaining kitchen renewal
Modes of restlessness
Missing materials
Having and doing in balance
Unrealized practices
The dynamics of having and doing
Consumption and competence : DIY projects
Introducing DIY
Accounting for DIY
Doing DIY
Consuming hardware
Distributed competence
Emerging projects
Product, project and practice
Reproducing digital photography
Introducing photographic practice
Going digital
Doing digital photography
Taking digital pictures
Manipulating digital pictures
Organizing, sharing and viewing digital images
Innovations in photographic practice
The materials of material culture : plastic
Material narratives
The promise requirement cycles of material culture
Properties and performances
Material-object relations
The chromatic revolution
Design and image
The mass of production and consumption
The social life of materials
Theories and practices of product design
Positioning design
Product-centred design
User-centred design
Practice-oriented design
Redesigning design?
Products, processes and practices
Connecting conclusions
Implications and directions
Notes
Bibliography
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-170) and index.
Contributor:
Shove, Elizabeth, 1959-
ISBN:
9781845206826 (cloth)
1845206827 (cloth)
9781845206833 (pbk.)
1845206835 (pbk.)
OCLC:
145553900