The Nature and Aesthetics of Design (David Pye) soon to be presented for sale on the inspired BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1978, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs;
From the cover: David Pyes two previous books on the nature of design and the workmanship of design were published in the 1960s. In The Nature and Aesthetics of Design, he has carried his arguments a stage further. The result is a brilliant exposition of the many facets that go to making a good design. David Pye asks what does function mean in scientific terms, he questions whether economy plays a more important part than physical properties or …
Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Short, closed and now tape repaired on the verso, tear to the head of the upper panel which has a small ding. Text complete, clean and tight but with a hint of age-toning to the margins.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 159 pages. 10¾” x 8¾”.
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