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The digital turn : design in the era of interactive technologies

Author: Zane Bērzin̦a; Barbara Junge; Weissensse Academy of Art.
Publisher: Berlin : ELab, Weissensee Academy of Art ; [Zürich] : Park Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"The media are undergoing a dramatic transformation. Information and content are to an ever greater extent determined by digital media and interactive technologies. This poses two significant questions for designers and makers in very different disciplines. Which methods, positions and solutions should the traditional areas of graphic, product, material, and surface design employ to react to the new potential of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interactive multimedia
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zane Bērzin̦a; Barbara Junge; Weissensse Academy of Art.
ISBN: 9783906027029 3906027023
OCLC Number: 794039746
Description: 303 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / Barbara Junge --
The End of the Word as We Know It / USTLab/NL --
The Future of Reading Depends on the Future of Learning Difficult-to-Learn Things / Alan Kay/US --
On Innovative Computing Materials, Miniaturization and Whether Digital Technology Will Return to Touchable Things / Maggie Orth/US --
The Human Body and Information: A Performance / Kenya Hara/JP --
Narrative / Paul Kahn/FR --
On the Invention of the First Wheel, Gutenberg, Moholy-Nagy, and the Internet / Troika/UK --
Computer-Based Tools / Friedrich Schmidgall/DE --
Who Remembers E-Books? / Petr van Blokland/NL --
Future Content Landscape / Darryl Feldman/UK --
Of Bones and Plumage / Constantin Andiel and Christoph Mille/DE --
Image and Interaction / Arjen Mulder/NL --
Reading, Materiality, and Textiles: The Importance of the Physical in a Digital World / Marie OMahony/IE --
From Analog to Digital: Human Needs and Behaviors Define Products. Technology and Design Enable. / Susanne Stage/DE --
Physicality and Perception / Simon Taylor / UK --
Sub-Text/s / John Warwicker/UK --
Digital Materiality or The Murder of the Sausage / Daniel Berwanger/DE --
Three Scales in E-Textile Exploration / Berit Greinke/DE --
Intertextual Writing/Reading: On the Development of Ways of Reading Electronic Texts / Alexander Behn/DE --
The Empathetic Interaction / Björn Bertrand/DE --
Software as Medium / Casey Reas/US --
What We Have to Learn in Our Use of Modern Images / Friedrich Blauert/DE --
Brave New Worlds: Smart or What? / Janis Jefferies/UK --
Digital Writing and Reading / Markus Hanzer/DE --
Reading is Reading / Nadia Graf and Adrian Müller/DE --
Bypassing the Body, The Mathematics of the Cerebellum / Michael Grosch/DE --
The Book in Dynabook? A Tribute to Alan Kay / Nicholas Negroponte/US --
Improving the Digital Reading Experience / Oliver Reichenstein/CH --
Digital Stories / Stu Campbell/AU --
Can Design Be Generative? Characteristic Features of a New Design Method / Wera Fleck/DE --
The End of Digital / Alessio Leonardi/DE --
Books in Time / Carla Hesse/US --
Reading the City, Reconsidering Kevin Lynchs Notion of Legibility in the Digital Age / Dietmar Offenhuber and Carlo Ratti/US --
Generative Design / Hartmut Bohnacker, Benedikt Gross, and Julia Laub/DE --
428 Seconds of Reality: On the Construction of Reality in the Age of Information / Konrad Hempel/DE --
How to See 1,000,000 Images? / Lev Manovich/US --
Not Or But And / Niko Spelbrink/NL --
Digital Culture: From Open Design to Creating Your Own Future / Susanne Stauch/DE --
Knitcode / Theresa Mientus/DE --
Analog and Digital Figures of Reading / Tincuta Heinzel/RO --
About: eLab and Wessensee Academy of Art Berlin /Sara D. Rodrigues and Ursula Wagner/DE --
Chain of Thoughts on the Development of Digital Media / Anna Marin/FR --
Data Knows Me / Corinna Hingelbaum/DE --
RFID / Karen Minden/DE --
Broadcast / Lars Hübner and Christian May/DE --
SPONT, Music from the Pants Pockets / Sandra Riedel/DE --
Scroll / Sebastian Reichel/DE --
Do We Understand Each Other, Flicker and Noise / Veronika Aumann/DE.
Responsibility: Barbara Junge [chief editor] ; Zane Berzina [and others].


'The Digital Turn' presents a wide range of approaches in all fields of design and includes essays and studio work by international professionals, teachers and students.  Read more...
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