DESIGN the problem comes first, Jens Bernsen
DESIGN: d'abord le problème
DESIGN: the problem comes first is about the process that leads a new design to be.
The idea of the book is that the statement of a problem holds the key to its solution. Good design is as much a matter of asking the right questions as of answering them.
Design is a process. lt starts with a definition of a purpose. lt progresses via a series of questions and answers, one being generated by the other, and ends with an:
I have found it!
The book explores this theme for a total of 26 Danish products, each of which is presented as a problem statement and its solution. When put together, these brief case histories may also be read as a text- book on what good industrial design is in practice.
The products span a period of over 50 years, but they are not museum pieces.
All are in production today, most can be found all over the world, and a number of them have become the solution to the problem they identify and solve.
Typisch jaren '80 boek, met de nadruk op Deens design uit die tijd.
Typical 80s book, with an emphasis on Danish design from that time.
Language: English and French
DESIGN the problem comes first, Jens Bernsen, good copy (signs of use on cover)
Danish Design Council, 1986, hardcover with dust jacket, 120 pages
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