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Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Product Design

Edited by: Jonathan Chapman

Print publication date:  May  2017
Online publication date:  May  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138910171
eBook ISBN: 9781315693309
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10.4324/9781315693309
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As a cultivated form of invention, product design is a deeply human phenomenon that enables us to shape, modify and alter the world around us ? for better or worse. The recent emergence of the sustainability imperative in product design compels us to recalibrate the parameters of good design in an unsustainable age. Written by designers, for designers,?the Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Product Design presents the first systematic overview of the burgeoning field of sustainable product design. Brimming with intelligent viewpoints, critical propositions, practical examples and rich theoretical analyses, this book provides an essential point of reference for scholars and practitioners at the?intersection of product design and sustainability. The book takes readers to the depth of our engagements with the designed world to advance the social and ecological purpose of product design as a critical twenty-first-century practice. Comprising 35 chapters across 6 thematic parts, the book?s contributors include the most significant international thinkers in this dynamic and evolving field.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  A brief history of (un)sustainable design Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The half-life of a sustainable emotion Download PDF
Chapter  3:  A renaissance of animism Download PDF
Chapter  4:  The object of nightingales Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Challenges of the cultural differentiation of technology Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Sustainable product design Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Sustainable thinking Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Engaging designers in sustainability Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Design for sustainable behaviour Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Mending broken promises in sustainable design Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Sharing, materialism, and design for sustainability Download PDF
Chapter  12:  A journey of two designers Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Conflict minerals and the politics of stuff Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Materially yours Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Mediating matters Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Print to repair Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Unmaking waste Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Emotional sustainability Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Pleasant experiences and sustainable design Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Surprising longevity Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Design for sustainable use using principles of behaviour change Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Hacking the probe-head Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Transitions in sociotechnical conditions that afford usership Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Product service systems and the future of design Download PDF
Chapter  25:  A consumer’s perspective on the circular economy Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Designing circular possessions Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Which way to turn? Download PDF
Chapter  28:  How about dinner? Download PDF
Chapter  29:  The Sustainable Energy for All Design Scenario Download PDF
Chapter  30:  From good to the greater good Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Plans and speculated actions Download PDF
Chapter  32:  From product design to relational design Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Products of the open design context Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Promoting sustainability through mindful design Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Design for social innovation and new product contexts Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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