Three new books on design theory from MIT Press.
Adversarial Design by Carl DiSalvo
An exploration of the political qualities of technology design, as seen in projects that span art, computer science, and consumer products.
China’s Design Revolution by Lorraine Justice
The evolution of Chinese design and the major shift in the culture of creativity in a post-Mao China.
Design Things by Thomas Binder et al.
A new perspective on design thinking and design practice: beyond products and projects, toward participatory design things.