The Routledge handbook of sustainable product design /

"As a cultivated form of invention, product design is a deeply human phenomenon that enables us to shape, modify and alter the world around us - for better or worse. The recent emergence of the sustainability imperative in product design compels us to recalibrate the parameters of good design i...

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Other Authors: Chapman, Jonathan, 1974- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2017.
Series:Routledge handbooks.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. The made world. 1. A brief history of (un)sustainable design
  • 2. The half-life of a sustainable emotion: searching for meaning in product usage
  • 3. A renaissance of animism: a meditation on the relationship between things and their makers
  • 4. The object of nightingales: design values for a meaningful material culture
  • 5. Challenges of the cultural differentiation of technology
  • 6. Sustainable product design: an oxymoron?
  • Part II. Agents of change. 7. Sustainable thinking
  • 8. Engaging designers in sustainability
  • 9. Design for sustainable behaviour
  • 10. Mending broken promises in sustainable design
  • 11. Sharing, materialism, and design for sustainability
  • 12. A journey of two designers
  • Part III. Materials and processes. 13. Conflict minerals and the politics of stuff
  • 14. Materially yours
  • 15. Mediating matters
  • 16. Print to repair: 3D printing and product repair
  • 17. Unmaking waste
  • Part IV. User experience. 18 Emotional sustainability
  • 19. Pleasant experiences and sustainable design
  • 20. Surprising longevity
  • 21. Design for sustainable use using principles of behaviour change
  • 22. Hacking the probe-head: manipulations for social sustainability
  • 23. Transitions in sociotechnical conditions that afford usership: sustainable who?
  • Part V. Systems and services. 24. Product service systems and the future of design
  • 25. A consumer's perspective on the circular economy
  • 26. Designing circular possessions
  • 27. Which way to turn? Product longevity and business dilemmas in the circular economy
  • 28. How about dinner? Concepts and methods in designing for sustainable lifestyles
  • 29. The Sustainable Energy for All Design Scenario
  • Part VI. Design futures. 30. From good to the greater good
  • 31. Plans and speculated actions: design, behaviour and complexity in sustainable futures
  • 32. From product design to relational design: adding 'jeong' to the metadesigner's vocabulary
  • 33. Products of the open design context
  • 34. Promoting sustainability through mindful design
  • 35. Design for social innovation and new product contexts.