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Hertzian tales

Anthony Dunne

Hertzian tales

electronic products, aesthetic experience, and critical design

by Anthony Dunne

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electronic apparatus and appliances -- Design and construction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [149]-163) and index.

    StatementAnthony Dunne.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK7870 .D86 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 174 p. :
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23240749M
    ISBN 100262042320
    LC Control Number2005052222


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Hertzian Tales explores the complex chemistry whereby industry, design, use, misuse, and marketing all combine to form product. Hertzian tales book But while products are often boring, Dunne sees the potential for them to offer the sorts of 'complicated pleasures' we get from film or literature, and points to concrete ways that poetic products Hertzian tales book be by: Very little has changed in the world of design since "Hertzian Tales "was first published by the Royal College of Art inwrites Dunne in his preface to this MIT Press edition: "Design is not engaging with the social, cultural, and ethical implications of the technologies it makes so sexy and consumable."/5.

Hertzian Tales explores the complex chemistry whereby industry, design, use, misuse, and marketing all combine to form product.

But while products are often boring, Dunne sees the potential for them to offer the sorts of 'complicated pleasures' we get from film or literature, and points to concrete ways that poetic products could be engineered.5/5(2).

Designers of electronic products, writes Anthony Dunne in Hertzian Tales, must begin to think more broadly about the aesthetic role of electronic products in everyday life. Industrial design has the potential to enrich our daily lives—to improve the quality of our relationship to the artificial environment of technology, and even, argues Dunne, to be subverted for socially beneficial n: Responsive Landscapes frames a comprehensive view of design projects using responsive technologies and their relationship to landscape and environmental space.

Divided into six insightful sections, the book frames the projects through the terms; elucidate, compress, displace, connect, ambient. Browse Books Home Browse by Title Books Hertzian Tales: Electronic Products, Aesthetic Experience, and Critical Design Hertzian Hertzian tales book Electronic Products, Aesthetic Experience, and Critical Design March This book was set in Bell Gothic and Garamond 3 by Graphic Composition, Inc.

Printed and bound in the United States of America. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Dunne, Anthony. Hertzian tales: electronic products, aesthetic experience, and critical design / Anthony Dunne.—[Rev. ed.] p. Although the book is maybe more suited to a designer audience (format/references), it's a must read for people involved in HCI or innovation/foresight.

Some excerpts I found relevant to my work. Designers of electronic products, writes Anthony Dunne in "Hertzian Tales", must begin to think more broadly about the aesthetic role of electronic products in everyday life. Industrial design has the potential to enrich our daily lives - to improve the quality of our relationship to the artificial environment of technology, and even, Reviews: 5.

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Industrial design has the potential to enrich our daily lives?to improve the quality of our relationship to the artificial environment of technology, and even, argues Dunne, to be subverted for socially beneficial ends.

The book begins with an overview of the rise of constructive design research, as well as constructive research programs and methodologies. It then describes the logic of studying design in the laboratory, design ethnography and field work, and the origins of the Showroom and its foundation on art and design rather than on science or the social.

ANTHONY DUNNE HERTZIAN TALES PDF - Hertzian Tales: Electronic Products, Aesthetic Experience, and Critical Design. Author: Anthony Dunne View colleagues of Anthony Dunne. top of page. Book. The cultural speculations and conceptual design proposals in Hertzian Tales are not utopian visions or blueprints; instead, they embody a critique of present-day practices, "mixing criticism with optimism." Six essays explore design approaches for developing the aesthetic potential of electronic products outside a commercial context Reviews: 3.

Hertzian Tales: Electronic Products, Aesthetic Experience, and Critical Design (Mit Press) | Dunne, Anthony (Partner, Royal College of Art) | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon.5/5(4). Hertzian Tales: Electronic Products, Aesthetic Experience, and Critical Design Anthony Dunne How design can improve the quality of our everyday lives by engaging the invisible electromagnetic environment in which we live.

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Industrial design has the potential to enrich our daily lives — to improve the quality of our relationship to the artificial environment of technology, and even, argues Dunne, to be subverted for socially beneficial cultural speculations and conceptual design proposals in Hertzian Tales are not utopian visions or blueprints; instead.

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The most important elements of this approach are: The conclusion offers a good summary. Lots of interesting material there, especially the vocabulary “user-unfriendlyness”, “inhuman factors”, “post-optimal object”the richness of example and the aims. Very little has changed in the world of design since Hertzian Tales was first published by the Royal College of Art inwrites Dunne in his preface to this MIT Press edition: "Design is not engaging with the social, cultural, and ethical implications of the technologies it makes so sexy and consumable." His project and proposals challenge Author: Anthony Dunne.

Hertzian Tales explores the role electronic products might play in the aesthetic inhabitation of a rapidly dematerialising, ubiquitous and intelligent environment.

Faraday Chair: As electronic products escape their cases and leak into the space surrounding them, it might become necessary for people to seek shelter in specially constructed. He is the author of Hertzian Tales: Electronic Products, Aesthetic Experience, and Critical Design (MIT Press).

Review Design culture asks not just how sleek or usable some object is, but what it actually inclines us to do.5/5(4). Very little has changed in the world of design since Hertzian Tales was first published by the Royal College of Art inwrites Dunne in his preface to this MIT Press edition: "Design is not engaging with the social, cultural, and ethical implications of the technologies it makes so sexy and consumable." His project and proposals challenge 5/5(4).

Same as in Hertzian Tales, Dunn and Raby advocate for designers to be more than just crutches for consumerism. Product design (not the one that actually makes it onto the market, but the one that could be showcased in galleries and on diverse media channels) could join architecture, film, literature, philosophy in imagining possible futures/5.

This book builds further upon Hertzian Tales and goes beyond it in articulating the values and intentions of critical design, or design as way of creating distance and posing questions. One of the Read full review. ♥ Book Title: Hertzian Tales ♣ Name Author: Anthony Dunne ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: UOM ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total sheet ♮ News id: CQBTAAAAMAAJ Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "How design can improve the quality of our everyday lives by engaging the invisible electromagnetic environment in which.

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Its opposite is affirmative design: design that reinforces the status quo. It is more of an attitude than a style or movement; a position rather than a method.

Get this from a library. Hertzian tales: electronic products, aesthetic experience, and critical design. [Anthony Dunne] -- "The cultural speculations and conceptual design proposals in Hertzian Tales are not utopian visions or blueprints; instead, they embody a critique of present-day practices, "mixing criticism with.

Created Date: 1/16/ PM. A term first used by Anthony Dunne in his book, Hertzian Tales (), referring to an attitude toward design rather than a movement or method.

It follows in the footsteps of other practices (like Radical Design in Italy and avant-garde British architecture of the late s and early s) that have regarded design as a way to pose incisive questions, challenge the status. The term Critical Design was first used in Anthony Dunne’s book Hertzian Tales () and later in Design Noir ().

“Critical Design uses speculative design proposals to challenge narrow assumptions, preconceptions and givens about the. In summary, Anthony Dunne's Hertzian Tales is about designing ways of knowing the electromagnetic environment we exist within, and establishing a poetic interaction with it through purposeful and critical designs which help establish a cultural awareness of electromagnetism.

Speculative Everything is an important contribution to the field of design and should be read widely. Carl DiSalvo. author of Adversarial Design. In a period where existing systems are reaching their effective limits, Speculative Everything describes an expanded and refreshing role for design.

Dunne and Raby show how speculative design can. Get this from a library. Hertzian Tales: Electronic Products, Aesthetic Experience, and Critical Design.

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Speculative and Critical Design is a contentious term. Critical Design was first coined by Tony Dunne in Hertzian Tales () as an approach to design ‘ challenge narrow assumptions, preconceptions and givens about the role products play in everyday life.

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Recently been reading Anthony Dunne’s book, “Hertzian Tales: Electronic Products, Aesthetic Experience, and Critical Design”. I’ve found quite a few interesting discussion points in text so far. I’m not writing a paper with a thesis statement or anything here Just listing off interesting points and connections.ritical Design was first used in Anthony Dunne [s book Hertzian Tales ().

Anthony Dunne, with Fiona Raby, founded a London-based design studio inand their practice is centered on Critical Design, a critical theory approach to design. In Dunne & Raby [s words.Hertzian Tales: Electronic Products, Aesthetic Experience, and Critical Design MIT Press.

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