Design Noir: The Secret Life of Electronic Objects

Design Noir The Secret Life of Electronic Objects Dunne and Raby investigate the real physical and cultural effects of the digital domain demonstrating that mobile phones computers and other electronic objects such as televisions profoundly influen

  • Title: Design Noir: The Secret Life of Electronic Objects
  • Author: Anthony Dunne Fiona Raby
  • ISBN: 9783764365660
  • Page: 433
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Dunne and Raby investigate the real physical and cultural effects of the digital domain, demonstrating that mobile phones, computers and other electronic objects such as televisions profoundly influence people s experience of their environment Their ideas have important implications for architecture and design In this, their first major book, they introduce their extraorDunne and Raby investigate the real physical and cultural effects of the digital domain, demonstrating that mobile phones, computers and other electronic objects such as televisions profoundly influence people s experience of their environment Their ideas have important implications for architecture and design In this, their first major book, they introduce their extraordinary new way of thinking about objects, space and behaviour to a broad audience The book is divided into three sections 1 Manifesto, introducing the authors ideas about electromagnetic space 2 Conversations, in which Dunne and Raby talk to a variety of designers, architects and artists about the impact electronic technology has on their practice 3 Placebo, presenting the intriguing results of a project involving Dunne and Raby s working furniture prototypes, including a chair that lets the sitter know when radiation is passing through his body.

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    • That book is really interesting. At the beginning, It starts with some sort of information about electromagnetic, waves, electronic product, and so on. Frankly, I was not so sure where it would bring me at the end, how it would relate product design to electronics and magnetic fields. In section 4, I was really impressed in terms of thoughts about critical design, ideology in design and (un)popular design. (view spoiler)[Actually, the authors propose some design explorations based on the theorie [...]


    • [Design] needs to establish intellectual stance of its own, or the design profession is destined tolose all intellectual credibility and the viewed simply as an agent of capitalism”(Dunne & Raby, 2001:59).One of the strongest examples of the research artefacts. It belongs to the everyday life of people and are experienced in casual circumstances. The point of this experience is not meeting the needs of the user, but rather puzzling and perplexing them. The products of critical design creat [...]


    • Essentially an exhibition catalogue.The main essay regarding design practise (critical design) was useful, although I think the terminology doesn't hold up to scrutiny. Read for a faculty reading group. Useful for some descriptive reasoning and language, and for setting, redefining and clarifying some of our current language.


    • This book shows how technology can impact people's lives. Although it's a design book, I read it like fiction. And I wonder what you are going to think of the girl who screening herself from her boyfriend Totally recommended!



    • "Again, the mere existence of the object acknowledges that all is not well. For us, they are more powerful than artworks" (pg. 51).


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