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Designers are wankers

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This book covers designers' motivations and tells them how to relate to industry professionals and business people.

The opening chapter of Lee McCormack's extremely engaging manifesto/how-to book on becoming an industrial designer begins, "Don't be a wanker! Embrace what it means to be a professional designer. Making the transition from design student to successful creative often involves a lot of reassessment, adaptation and resignation--just when you thought you'd cracked it and got that qualification, you realize that your actual education starts here...." Written in plain and often playful English, and featuring chapter headings like, "How to relate to the business mind," "Clients, they write the cheques," "Manufacturers are a different breed," "Protecting your ideas," and "Identifying the sharks," this must-have bible for any aspiring designer also contains substantial interviews with Neville Brody, Jason Kirk, Karim Rashid, Piers Roberts and Paul Smith.

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Author(s):
Lee Mc Cormick
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
160 mm x 220 mm x 542 g
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0955096812
ISBN-13:
9780955096815
Number of pages:
340
Publisher:
About Face
Title:
Designers are wankers

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This book covers designers' motivations and tells them how to relate to industry professionals and business people.

The opening chapter of Lee McCormack's extremely engaging manifesto/how-to book on becoming an industrial designer begins, "Don't be a wanker! Embrace what it means to be a professional designer. Making the transition from design student to successful creative often involves a lot of reassessment, adaptation and resignation--just when you thought you'd cracked it and got that qualification, you realize that your actual education starts here...." Written in plain and often playful English, and featuring chapter headings like, "How to relate to the business mind," "Clients, they write the cheques," "Manufacturers are a different breed," "Protecting your ideas," and "Identifying the sharks," this must-have bible for any aspiring designer also contains substantial interviews with Neville Brody, Jason Kirk, Karim Rashid, Piers Roberts and Paul Smith.

No inscriptions

Author(s):
Lee Mc Cormick
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
160 mm x 220 mm x 542 g
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0955096812
ISBN-13:
9780955096815
Number of pages:
340
Publisher:
About Face
Title:
Designers are wankers

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