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uPCoMING DESIGN EVENTS CALENDAR .
THREE GREAT BooKS To ADD To YouR REFERENCE LIBRARY/
To order these books, visit the ASId Book Center at www.asid.org/bookcenter.
Dwell on Design june 24 – 26 Los Angeles Convention Center www.dwellondesign.com HD Boutique sept. 13 – 14 Miami Beach Convention Center www.hdboutique.com Healthcare facilities symposium & Expo sept. 20 – 22 Navy pier, Chicago www.hcarefacilities.com IIDEx / NeoCon Canada sept. 22 – 24 direct energy Centre, Toronto www.iidexneocon.com High Point fall furniture Market Oct. 22 – 27 High point, NC www.highpointmarket.org IfMA world workplace Oct. 26 – 28 phoenix Convention Center www.worldworkplace.org NeoCon East Nov. 2 – 3 Baltimore Convention Center www.neoconeast.com Healthcare Design Nov. 13 – 16 Gaylord Opryland, Nashville www.hcd11.com
for more information, visit the events section of www.asid.org.
Problem solving and Critical Thinking for Designers Christine M. piotrowski, fASId Wiley, $55 _ effective problem solving and critical thinking impact all phases of design projects and work activities, whether you are a student or seasoned professional. Improving these essential skills makes you a more sought-after employee and designer, effective business owner and fulfilled individual. This book offers real-life scenarios to put the reader on the correct path to a solutions-oriented practice, through topics like design process, problem definition and analysis, decision-making, negotiation and more.
Positioning for Architecture and Design firms Jack Reigle Wiley, $75 _ for a design firm to survive and prosper in the new economy, it needs to redefine and reinvigorate its position in the marketplace. With dozens of how-to cases, examples and guidelines, this book provides the tools and inspiration necessary to stay competitive. Offering strategies for leveraging a firm’s assets into a successful long-term plan, the book focuses on building future business opportunities in an unstable economic landscape marked by shifts in competition, technology and client expectations.
Diversity in Design: Perspectives from the Non-western world by Vibhavari Jani fairchild, $99 _ Today’s designers face the increasing challenge of considering the changing face of their end-user when designing interior environments. This text is an essential resource on non-Western cultures, providing an inclusive perspective that acknowledges the contributions of all world cultures, not just western european traditions. each of the book’s chapters provides information on a select country’s culture, design philosophies, theories, principles and elements, and symbolic meaning in its built forms, colors, patterns and textiles.
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