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Books and ebooks on diversity in design
Women Designers in the U. S. A., 1900-2000 by
Call Number: NK1404 .W66 2000
Publication Date: 2002-01-11
A celebration of the many contributions of women designers to 20th-century American culture. Encompassing work in fields ranging from textiles and ceramics to furniture and fashion, it features the achievements of women of various ethnic and cultural groups, including both famous designers (Ray Eames, Florence Knoll and Donna Karan) and their less well-known sisters.
By the People: Designing a Better America by
Call Number: NK1404.2 .S65 2016
Publication Date: 2016-10-25
By the People: Designing a Better America--the third volume in Cooper Hewitt's series on socially responsible design, which began with Design for the Other 90%--examines how design is effectively challenging poverty and social inequality across America. The book explores current social, economic and environmental issues in America with a particular focus on marginalized and underserved communities.
Design for the Other 90% by
Call Number: TS171.4 .D47 2007
Publication Date: 2007-05-15
Of the world's total population of 6.5 billion, nearly 5.8 billion people, or 90%, have little or no access to most of the products and services many of us take for granted; in fact, nearly half do not have regular access to food, clean water, or shelter. Design for the Other 90% explores more than 30 projects which reflect the growing movement among designers, engineers, students and professors, architects, and social entrepreneurs to design low-cost solutions for this other 90%.
Design Meets Disability by
Call Number: NK1110 .P85 2009
Publication Date: 2009-02-27
Eyeglasses have been transformed from medical necessity to fashion accessory. This revolution has come about through embracing the design culture of the fashion industry. Why shouldn't design sensibilities also be applied to hearing aids, prosthetic limbs, and communication aids? In return, disability can provoke radical new directions in mainstream design.
Women Design by
Call Number: NK1174 .S45 2017
Publication Date: 2018-06-07
From architects and product designers to textile artists and digital innovators, Women Design profiles 27 of the most influential female designers from the twentieth century to the present day, showcasing their finest work and celebrating their enduring influence.
Women in Design by
Call Number: NK1174 .F54 2019
Publication Date: 2019-10-29
Offering an alternative, female-focused history, Women in Design is an essential new tome dedicated to the innovators who have shaped the design world
Design Roots by
Call Number: NK1175 .D477 2018
Publication Date: 2018-02-08
Design Roots provides a comprehensive review of culturally significant designs, products and practices which are rooted to particular communities through making tradition and a sense of place.
Call Number: NK1174 .D47 2019
Publication Date: 2019-04-24
DESIGN(H)ERS is a stunning showcase of up-and-coming talent spanning across a variety of design mediums to highlight the distinction and diversity that women bring to their respective fields. Coupled with compelling stories revolving around the journeys of luminaries who have already made their mark, this book serves to intrigue and inspire the creatives of the future.
Diversity in design
The following books and ebook address the general topic of diversity in design. For diversity in specific design disciplines please see the appropriate tab.