唔知做乜嘅設計
  • PublisherMCCM Creations
  • Language繁體中文/English
  • Publication Date2002
  • Size210mm x 240mm
  • Page328Page
  • BindingPaperback
  • Weight(kg)1.19kg
  • ISBN9789628613274
Regular PriceHK$298

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唔知做乜嘅設計

Designs You Don't Know What To Do With - A Book about (the meanings of) Design and Its Alternatives

Book Information

Designs You Don't Know What To Do With: A Book About (the meanings of) Design and Its Alternatives is a local, no-nonsense, low fidelity, (non) functional design workbook. Can be described as a hotchpotch of appropriated ideas, regenerated notions, and casual creativity, this book allows the readers to see the processes through which designs have fallen from their pedestals, like Humpty Dumpty from his wall.

A profusely illustrated "information object", Designs You Don't Know What To Do With is the result of three year's creative deliberation, incessant designing, planning and organisation, based on the idea of 'design you don't know what to do with'. It follows on from an exhibition series held between 1999 and 2000 at Hong Kong Arts Centre that took the same idea as its theme.

This "enlightened" book is produced as a "design object" in its own right, intended to make you think about what to do with the designs you don't know what to do with. 

Packed with puzzles, anecdotes, commentary, images, visual quotient, and visual psychological tests, Designs You Don't Know What To Do opens the door to a world of fun and imagination for the young-at-heart.

Author Description

SIU King Chung

Assistant Professor and Course Leader of Art and Design in Education Programme at the School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. An art commentator, an installation artist, King is actively involved in arts policy and art/design curriculum development in Hong Kong. As past-President of the Hong Kong Society for Education in Art and a founding member of the installation group NUX, King loves to produce experimental videos, explore possible forms and approaches for installation art, as well as, initiate collaboration among students, teachers, designers and artists through curating exhibitions and publishing projects - such as 'The Blackbox Exercise', 'Journey to the East'98', 'Home Affairs', 'Cityscapes Reading Guide' and 'Designs You Don't Know What to Do With'.

WONG Phoebe Siu Yin

Academically trained as a designer and an anthropologist, Phoebe finds joy in freelancing design research, editorial and writing assignments, as well as independent curatorial projects on Hong Kong visual culture. Phoebe graduated from BA in Design from School of Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and MA in Anthropology from Hong Kong Chinese University.