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Design for the Real World: Human Ecology and Social Change
While two-thirds of the world's population lives in poverty, valuable human and natural resources are used to produce: fur-covered toilet seats, electronic nail polish dryers, diapers for parakeets, a...
How Things Don't Work
Papanek, Victor and Hennessey, James
Pananek and Hennessey focus on appliances, tooks, and devices that are at the nub of modern living. They show how some of our most cherished possessions, ranging from simple household fixtures to soph...
Not Your Mother's Electrolux: Planned Obsolescence
Documentary goes on to present new evidence on the school of engineers who were driven by the market and who were clearly interested in making the most disposable product that they could. Electrolux b...