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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Still, I found myself Googling people and concepts to learn more, so the book as a whole was worth reading. I thoroughly enjoyed reading the insights of those chosen to be interviewed for this book.

For example, there’s an interview about an e-reader that never took off and the Current TV network is gushed over as if it’s going to change the world it was recently purchased by Al Jazeera and no longer exists. I found the commentary surrounding the interviews somewhat lacking in depth and analysis. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Straight to you every other week.

May 03, Philippe Heckly rated it joggridge was amazing. Jan 21, Deb Oestreicher rated it really liked it. Buy the selected items together This item: Read more Read less. When you bounce from an interview with DJ Spooky to Jimmy Wales, a little context is profoundly helpful, and Moggridge provides seamless segues.

Designing Media [With DVD]

True to the occasionally awkward mashup that is print media in the digital age, Moggridge’s book includes an additional DVD of the actual interviews themselves. 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. There is nobody better than Bill Moggridge to shed an illuminating beam upon the people behind these changes: When that contextual information is removed, products can be very confusing.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Newspapers have interactive Web sites; television broadcasts over the Internet; books are published in both electronic and print edit Mainstream media, often known simply as MSM, have not yet disappeared in a digital takeover of the media landscape.

Design is all about context. He describes his career as having three phases, first as a designer with projects for clients in ten countries, second as a co-founder of IDEO where he developed design methods for interdisciplinary design teams, and third as a spokesperson for the value of design in everyday life, writing, presenting and teaching, supported by the historical depth and contemporary reach of the museum.

By the final comments in the last interview, the thrust of its underlying thesis that ‘the printed word will not disappear’ simply serves as a valedictory to a thesis that the reader has already discovered for themselves. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Patrick rated it really liked it Jul 27, I’m a businessman and a huge fan of rock music, so it was great to find Roger McNamee, who is both a musician lead guitarist, Moonalice and founder of a successful investment company.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Write a customer review. 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.

Adding to the large, high contrast numbers you would expect, “New Rule” has a slider with a geared wheel that displays the In Designing MediaBill Moggridge and his interviewees show us that something more subtle is happening: We’ve given out three copies so far to our consulting clients with very positive feedback. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Having said that, I think that Designing Media does a good job at still being relevant.


The group includes legends in design, media, technology and communications. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The accompanying DVD is a video record of the author’s interviews with the people he profiles; among the ones I watched about 5 I didn’t see anything substantially new i Ehh, okay. His first book Designing Interactionstells the story of how interaction design transformed our daily lives.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Still, the interviews are interesting to read. 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. Great set of interviews with movers, shakers, and thinkers of the media world. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. miggridge

Mainstream media, often known simply as MSM, have not yet disappeared in a digital takeover of the media landscape. I really was looking for a deep tissue examination of how different kinds of media especially digital are being designed today.