Hertzian Tales: Electronic Products, Aesthetic Experience, and Critical Design Hertzian Tales: Electronic Products, Aesthetic Experience, and Critical Design. Hertzian Tales. Electronic Products, Aesthetic Experience’ and Critical Design. Anthony Dunne. The MIT Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts. London, England. Reading “Hertzian Tales by Anthony Dunne was quite interesting as it echoed with some other readings/feelings/discussions. Although the.
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Talee fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. A worthwhile challenge to the market subservience that dominates industrial design, indicating some of the ways of turning design towards more speculative, critical possibilities.
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A theorist and practitioner, Dunne sees industrial design as a form of popular culture, and his analysis of that culture is accessible and profound. Critical Design in Context: So where does this research about the “post-optimal object” can be achieved? Tuneable Cities explores new experiences of overlapping electromagnetic and urban environments.
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By renting it, you borrow a perspective on everyday life and try it out for size. Write a customer review. At last in an edition worthy of its role, Hertzian Tales offers provocations whose significance has only increased. If mainstream design is Hollywood, then this project is film noir. Designs for an Overpopulated Planet: It’s a sort of walkman for an otaku — an alienated person in search of electronic affection.
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Notes on “Hertzian Tales by Anthony Dunne
Review A worthwhile challenge to the market subservience that dominates industrial design, indicating some of the ways of turning design towards more speculative, critical possibilities. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Beijing International Design Triennial, The Pillow is an abstract radio for encouraging an awareness of the local electroclimate, a bit like weather equipment.
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