Design Innovations for Contemporary Interiors and Civic Art

Design Innovations for Contemporary Interiors and Civic Art

Luciano Crespi (Politecnico di Milano, Scuola del Design, Italy)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: September, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 427
ISBN13: 9781522506669|ISBN10: 1522506667|EISBN13: 9781522506676|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0666-9


In some post-industrial areas, re-designing structural interiors in an attractive way is becoming increasingly important to community members, as it helps promote local pride and a higher quality of life.

Design Innovations for Contemporary Interiors and Civic Art examines novel techniques in structural designs in various cultural and social scenarios. Featuring innovative application methods, emergent trends, and research on tools being utilized in the field, this publication is a pivotal reference source for designers, researchers, practitioners, and professionals interested in interior design, urban culture, and structural aesthetics.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Anthropocene Style
  • Design Anthropology
  • Interior Design
  • Regenerative Environments
  • Restoration
  • Retail Design
  • Urban Cultural Heritage

Reviews and Testimonials

Designers and architects from Europe, Australia, and China provide 20 chapters that describe innovations in interior design and civic art. They first discuss cultural and social paradigms in interior design and civic art, including a design procedure, the strategies of various designers, the core aspects of interior design, the impact of changed domestic routines on design, a critical rhetoric for urban innovation for public art, and the interaction between art and space. They also address urban design, the aesthetics of urban farming, retail design, workplace design, restoration, the Anthropocene style, and mass housing units, as well as tools and experiments, such as geometric tools of representation, drawing, urban growth and human health, exhibition-graphics methods, and design for light and visual comfort.

– Protoview Reviews

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Luciano Crespi is an architect, full professor of Design at the School of Design of Politecnico di Milano, Past President of Interior Design Study Course. Member of Phd Faculty board of Design. Head of Post Graduate International Master in “Urban Interior Design”. Head of Postgraduate Master in “Exhibition Design”. Coordinator of DHOC (Interior Design for Hospitable Cities) research group at the Department of Design, Politecnico di Milano. He was member of Italian Design Society Board of Directors. Its research fields deal with the design of interior and exterior urban spaces. Among his projects: Soncino square of Cinisello Balsamo, near Milano; Redevelopment project of Lambruschini Street, Milano, headquarters of Advanced Studies of the University Bicocca,Cinisello Balsamo, kiosk in Piazza Cordusio, Milan, City Hall of Casalecchio di Reno.