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McManus, Terri (2008) Do the clothes maketh the Message? In: The means by which we find our way - observations on design. (Eds: Gardener, D and Wilkinson, A), Ramp press, Wintec, New Zealand, pp. 65-66. ISBN 9780958290227 [Book section]

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Abstract

The means by which we find our way, exhibition and publication, explores the vital role of graphic design within the context of intercultural communication. Over 70 design educators, representing 20 countries engaged in dialogue regarding the role of signage within unfamiliar spaces.Usability, cultural artefact, design-experience and design education are the main themes of the exhibition, which comprises of three distinct parts; personal accounts of unfamiliar environments, visual interpretations of space and a collection of essays on the variety of visual design.The project was featured in issue #32 of the European typography and graphic design journal, TYPO, and has continued its international tour in New Zealand with stops in Kansas State University, Manhattan, as well as Winthrop University, South Carolina.

Item Type:Book section
Keywords:Comments on visual language in unfamiliar environments, input from design educators as well as design practitioners.
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment
Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment > Belfast School of Art
Research Institutes and Groups:Art and Design Research Institute
Art and Design Research Institute > Future and Virtual Worlds
ID Code:13598
Deposited By:Ms Terri McManus
Deposited On:02 Nov 2010 09:51
Last Modified:15 Jul 2013 20:57

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