Book Sale: Design

Virtual presence for attendees and those interested in the 2022 annual meeting of the College Art Association. Books on sale, info on University of Minnesota Press, and more.

40% OFF BOOKS

All books below are 40% off using code MN88670. Code expires May 1, 2022.

BROWSE BOOKS:

ART HISTORY   //    ARCHITECTURE    //    VISUAL CULTURE    //    DESIGN

THEORY   //    PHILOSOPHY    //    ENVIRONMENT    //    MEDIA AND FILM

DRAMA AND PERFORMANCE   //    MUSIC    //    PHOTOGRAPHY

MUSEUM STUDIES   //    LITERATURE

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Savage Mind to Savage Machine: Racial Science and Twentieth-Century Design Savage Mind to Savage Machine Racial Science and Twentieth-Century Design Ginger Nolan 2020 Fall
An examination of how concepts of “the savage” facilitated technological approaches to modernist design
The Filing Cabinet: A Vertical History of Information The Filing Cabinet A Vertical History of Information Craig Robertson 2021 Spring
The history of how a deceptively ordinary piece of office furniture transformed our relationship with information
The Materiality of Architecture The Materiality of Architecture Antoine Picon 2020 Fall
A new paradigm combining architectural tradition with emerging technologies
The Metabolist Imagination: Visions of the City in Postwar Japanese Architecture and Science Fiction The Metabolist Imagination Visions of the City in Postwar Japanese Architecture and Science Fiction William O. Gardner 2020 Spring
Japan’s postwar urban imagination through the Metabolism architecture movement and visionary science fiction authors
Elizabeth Scheu Close: A Life in Modern Architecture Elizabeth Scheu Close A Life in Modern Architecture Jane King Hession 2020 Spring
An in-depth account of the life and career of Minnesota’s first modern architect
Happiness by Design: Modernism and Media in the Eames Era Happiness by Design Modernism and Media in the Eames Era Justus Nieland 2019 Spring
A cultural history of modern lifestyle viewed through film and multimedia experiments of midcentury designers Charles and Ray Eames
The Responsive Environment: Design, Aesthetics, and the Human in the 1970s The Responsive Environment Design, Aesthetics, and the Human in the 1970s Larry D. Busbea 2019 Fall
How new conceptions of human–environment interaction became central to design theories and practices in the 1970s
Design, Nature, and Revolution: Toward a Critical Ecology Design, Nature, and Revolution Toward a Critical Ecology Tomás Maldonado 2019 Spring
Living on Campus: An Architectural History of the American Dormitory Living on Campus An Architectural History of the American Dormitory Carla Yanni 2019 Spring
Toward a Living Architecture?: Complexism and Biology in Generative Design Toward a Living Architecture? Complexism and Biology in Generative Design Christina Cogdell 2018 Fall
A bold and unprecedented look at a cutting-edge movement in architecture
Modernism’s Visible Hand: Architecture and Regulation in America Modernism’s Visible Hand Architecture and Regulation in America Michael Osman 2018 Spring
A groundbreaking history of the confluence of regulatory thinking and building design in the United States
Making Things and Drawing Boundaries: Experiments in the Digital Humanities Making Things and Drawing Boundaries Experiments in the Digital Humanities Jentery Sayers, Editor 2017 Fall
A major new look at why art, digitization, and design are vital to “making” in the humanities
Superhumanity: Design of the Self Superhumanity Design of the Self Nick Axel, Beatriz Colomina, Nikolaus Hirsch, Anton Vidokle and Mark Wigley, Editors 2018 Spring
A wide-ranging and challenging exploration of design and how it engages with the self
Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability Building Access Universal Design and the Politics of Disability Aimi Hamraie 2017 Fall
Rich with archival images, the first critical history of the Universal Design movement
String, Felt, Thread: The Hierarchy of Art and Craft in American Art String, Felt, Thread The Hierarchy of Art and Craft in American Art Elissa Auther 2009 Fall
A beautifully illustrated history of the use of fiber in the American art world in the postwar era