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It sets the stage by reviewing the history of semantic concerns in design, presenting their philosophical roots, examining the new social and technological challenges that professional designers are facing, and offering distinctions among contemporary artifacts that challenge designers.
His conception of design was shaped by rational decision theory and early conceptions of computational logic, hence limited largely to semantid design. John Wiley and MIT.
Views Read Edit View history. Humans, however, have created a perhaps greater diversity of species of artifacts than has nature.
Krippendorff takes an encompassing view of design, centering it on the meanings that artifacts acquire and what is or should be designers’ primary concern. Amanda marked it as to-read May 18, xemantic The latter is achieved when the artifact is so incorporated into the user’s world that it becomes hardly noticed, is taken for granted while looking through it to what is to be accomplished.
It builds a human and systematic foundation for professional design practice based on creative engagement with users and stakeholders.
Jay Alexander Bostwick rated it liked it Dec 15, Stian rated it liked it Jan 30, It requires and deserves serious study. Michael marked it as to-read Oct 05, Such characterizations can make or break an artifact and designers cannot ignore how people talk about them. For Instructors Tuen Inspection Copy. Already read this title? Account Options Sign in.
Color does not exist without it. Boca Raton, London, New York: Krippendorff works this theory out at four levels of understanding. Krkppendorff title will be removed from your cart because it is not available in this region. The domain of design is about understanding and acting in the world.
Marty Siegel rated it liked it Mar 22, Alex rated it liked it Nov 18, Margarida Mouta marked it as to-read Nov 20, Thomas Schoenweitz added it Jul 22, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Designers need to analyse them for, as Krippendorff asserts, ” The meanings that artifacts acquire in use are largely framed in language”.
The semantic turn refers to a paradigm shift in the design of artifacts — industrialgraphicinformationalarchitecturaland social — from an emphasis on how artifacts ought to function to what they mean to those affected by them — semantics being a concern for meaning. What does the HR department have in mind when I use this?
The Semantic Turn: A New Foundation for Design
Drawing on Heidegger’s explorations of the human use of technology, Krippendorff argues that all artifacts must be designed to afford three stages of krippwndorff Greg is currently reading it Jan 14, Responding to cultural demands for meaning, user-friendliness, and fun as well as the opportunities of the emerging information society, The Semantic Turn boldly outlines a new science for design that gives designers previously unavailable grounds zemantic which to state their claims and validate their designs.
This is a good example of the need for careful reading and much thought. He pulls no punches, but from his deep understanding offers strong medicine for design, design theory, and designers.
Ghita Lauritzen marked it as to-read Mar 12, McDonald Limited preview – Drlab added it May 21, InNobel laureate Herbert Simon called for a science of the semanic. His central axiom is: In an ecology of artifacts, the meaning of one consists of the possible interactions with other artifacts: Innovations 32 pp.
This is not, however, a history book.
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Meanings are always someone’s construction and depend on context and culture. Add to Wish List.
Generally, research is any inquiry that generates communicable knowledge. Such methods give human-centered designers ways to quantify meanings, to work towards defined design criteria, including pursuing krippenrorff aesthetic objectives, and justify a design to potential stakeholders. Nick Sturkenbaum rated it really liked it Feb 10, Christian rated it really liked it Sep 01, Responding to cultural demands for meaning, user-friendliness, and fun as well as the opportunities of the emerging information society, The Semantic Turn boldly outlines a new science for design that gives designers previously unavailable grounds on which to state their claims and validate their designs.
Turh is an excellent source who speaks gently but decisively: Foreword in Krippendorff, pp.