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Title The design of everyday life / Elizabeth Shove [and others]
Published Oxford ; New York : Berg, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Cultures of consumption series
Cultures of consumption series.
Contents Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; CHAPTER 1 The Design of Everyday Life; CHAPTER 2 Having and Doing: the Case of the 'Restless Kitchen'; CHAPTER 3 Consumption and Competence: DIY Projects; CHAPTER 4 Reproducing Digital Photography; CHAPTER 5 The Materials of Material Culture: Plastic; CHAPTER 6 Theories and Practices of Product Design; CHAPTER 7 Products, Processes and Practices; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary How do common household items such as basic plastic house wares or high-tech digital cameras transform our daily lives? This title considers this question, from the design of products through to their use in the home. It looks at how everyday objects, ranging from screwdrivers to photo management software, are used on a practical level
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Consumers -- Psychology.
Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects.
Home economics.
House furnishings industry and trade.
Household supplies.
Material culture.
Form Electronic book
Author Shove, Elizabeth, 1959-
ISBN 1847883494 (electronic bk.)
1847886221 (electronic bk.)
9781847883490 (electronic bk.)
9781847886224 (electronic bk.)