In Designing Media, design guru Bill Moggridge examines connections and conflicts between old and new media, describing how the MSM have changed and. Designing Media [With DVD] has 59 ratings and 9 reviews. Deb said: If you read this collection of interviews with important people in the world of design. We’re jealous of Bill Moggridge’s social network which is a rather meta way of expressing that his new book “Designing Media”, about the.

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When that contextual information is removed, products can be very confusing. The book is beautifully designed, and easy to read.

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Designing Media is illustrated with hundreds of images, with color throughout. Username Password Forgot password? Designing Media gives a rare look into the work and lives of those who are shaping the digital age.

The Design of Everyday Things: Ira Glass compares the intimacy of radio to that of the Internet; the producer of PBS’s Frontline supports the program’s investigative journalism by putting documentation of its findings online; and the developers of Google’s Trendalyzer software describe its beginnings as animations that accompanied lectures about social and economic development in rural Africa.

Like this book, the future of media is not a vanquishing of monsters but a series of conversations between forms.

By Michael DiTullo – Jan 19, Ruler for the visually impaired by Product Tank I love when we are able to find seemingly simple solutions to everyday problems. Moggridge assures us that, ‘while digital media is directly responsible for falling revenues in music, film and the printed word, individuals and companies will find ways to carve niches in the new digital domain.


Bill designed the first laptop computer, the Grid Compass, launched in A DVD accompanying the book includes excerpts from all of the interviews, and the material can be browsed at www.

Nearly every one of the interviewees visible on the cover page has something to say and so does Moggridge.

Designing Media [With DVD] by Bill Moggridge

David rated it it desinging amazing Nov 28, Hardcoverpages. Jim rated it really liked it Mar 28, Still, I found myself Googling people and concepts to learn more, so the book as a whole was worth reading.

I really was looking for a deep tissue examination of how different kinds of media especially digital are being designed today. English Choose a meedia for shopping. Jan 21, Deb Oestreicher rated it really liked it.

Designing Media [With DVD]

Although the book reads seamlessly and it’s fairly obvious who wrote what, since the author specifically called out the blue sections as his own voice, it seems dssigning to see his words in black. Design Jobs Firms Awards Conference e. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. As designers we often see this when people are introduced to a new technology that is manifested in a design that breaks so strongly with tradition that they don’t know how to use it Evelyn Simpson rated it really liked it Jun 24, Great resource for students of media.


In Designing Media, design guru Bill Moggridge examines connections and conflicts between old and new media, describing how the MSM have changed and how new patterns of media consumption are emerging.

Cheryl Heller posted a fantastic point of view on the Design Thinking movement. I’m an unwilling fan of this book. Please enter your email and we will send an email to reset your password. I found the commentary surrounding the interviews somewhat lacking in depth and analysis. The book features interviews with thirty-seven significant figures in both traditional and new forms of mass communication; interviewees range from the publisher of the New York Times to the founder of Twitter.

But one need not look far to see that such claims are simply wrong. Permissions, A Survival Guide: Koggridge rated it it was amazing Sep 20, Bill Moggridge was a co-founder of IDEOone of the most successful design firms in the world and one of the first to integrate the design of software and hardware into the practice of industrial design.

The interviews in “Designing Media” are organized in sections under headings like: Jun mexia, Jamie rated it it was amazing. The ways in which media are conceived, formed, and distributed have long undergone change, but now they are in full revolution.