VC501 – Design Manifesto: Interesting Reads

I’ve found the following websites and books useful while researching the subject matter for my design manifesto, some make for interesting and relevant reading.

Websites:

 http://inspiredology.com/analyzing-a-trademark-brand-absolut-vodka/
 http://www.slideshare.net/rascorpion/semiotic-analysis-of-absolut-ad-campaign-presentation
 http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article.cfm?articleid=629
 http://www.behance.net/gallery/Anti-Consumerism/1356507
 http://www.emigre.com/Editorial.php?sect=1&id=20
 http://www.forbes.com/sites/ericagies/2011/12/07/holiday-shopping-rebellion-anticonsumerism-and-passing-peak-stuff/
 http://www.adbusters.org/campaigns/bnd
 http://www.davidairey.com/information-overload-age/
 http://lulu101.typepad.com/historical_survey_of_grap/consumerism_in_the_20s/
 http://fourfour.typepad.com/fourfour/2007/07/the-death-of-co.html
 http://hamiltenor.wordpress.com/2011/12/20/consumerism/
 http://good.net.nz/blog/annabel-mcaleer/the-death-of-consumerism
 http://www.popmatters.com/pm/post/is-the-death-of-capitalism-also-the-death-of-consumerism
 http://www.newstatesman.com/asia/2007/08/china-tibetan-chinese-lama
 http://www.eyemagazine.com/opinion.php?id=124&oid=306
 http://www.creativereview.co.uk/cr-blog/2006/september/a-world-without-design
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Information_overload
 http://freshasylum.wordpress.com/2011/12/16/advertising-information-overload/
 http://thenewadvertising.blogspot.com/2009/01/information-overload-feeling.html
 http://www.bravenewme.com/2010/03/bing-uk-tv-ad-critique/
 http://www.adbusters.org/magazine/73/Advertising_is_Brain_Damage.html
 http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomgillis/2011/09/08/information-overload-makes-us-dazed-and-confused/
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Information_pollution
 http://101culture.com/information-overload-and-invisible-advertisin
 https://www.msu.edu/user/brownlow/indrev.htm
 http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/users/p/pwhmds/indrev.html
 http://www.stthomas.edu/recycle/consume.htm
 http://www.econlib.org/library/Enc/IndustrialRevolutionandtheStandardofLiving.html
 http://www.bryankorourke.com/journal/2008/5/6/consumerism-and-obesity-a-basis-for-a-new-industrial-revolut.html
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Over-consumption
 http://www.altruists.org/ideas/society/consumerism/
 http://qsep.com/modules.php?name=assunnah&d_op=viewarticle&aid=40
 http://www.linkedin.com/answers/professional-development/ethics/PRO_PET/644990-8012904
 http://www.bilderberg.org/ncl.htm
 http://www.mentalechoes.org/2011/05/social-consumerism-the-new-social-networking-wave/
 http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2010/10/14/using-consumerism-for-social-good/
 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/charles-shaw/viewing-consumer-culture_b_105750.html
 http://subvertingoverconsumption.wordpress.com/2006/11/21/hooked-on-sumption/
 http://www.alternet.org/health/82013
 http://designthinking.ideo.com/?p=404
 http://inhabitat.com/black-friday-the-world-tells-you-to-shop-%E2%80%93-we-ask-you-to-stop/
 http://inhabitat.com/amazing-natural-ads-printed-in-sand-snow-and-grass/
 http://www.jestinstoffel.com/?q=node/116
 http://nwoobserver.wordpress.com/2011/06/16/irrational-consumerism-or-the-few-companies-who-feed-the-world/
 http://www.txtpronews.com/mobile-internet-brands-revolutionizing-modern-day-consumerism/85194/
 http://www.uow.edu.au/~sharonb/consumerism.html
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-consumerism
 http://greenologue.com/?tag=consumerism
 http://radicalstance.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=58&Itemid=65
 http://the99percent.com/articles/6775/Is-Consumerism-Killing-Our-Creativity
 http://www.ethicsingraphicdesign.org/?page_id=450
 http://justcreativedesign.com/2009/03/04/designism-design-consumerism/
 http://www.globalissues.org/issue/235/consumption-and-consumerism
 http://www.consumeristmanifesto.net/?page_id=31
 http://www.rantifestos.org/2011/06/food-for-thought-consumerism.html
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucV3ZE4iBgM
 http://www.pacificecologist.org/archive/consumerhistory.html
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-consumerism
 http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/consumerism.html
 http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/consumerism
 http://www.greenerpackage.com/green_marketing/green_consumerism_rise_poll_shows
 http://www.cbc.ca/news/story/2010/11/18/climate-change-poll-consumerism.html
 http://www.enough.org.uk/enough01.htm
 http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/green-living/the-end-of-consumerism-our-way-of-life-is-not-viable-1863278.html
 http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/specials/145_consumerism/index.shtml
 http://vigilantcitizen.com/vigilantreport/irrational-consumerism-or-the-few-companies-who-feed-the-world/
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethical_consumerism
 http://www.agreenandsimplelife.com/tag/anti-consumersim/
 http://www.briansolis.com/tag/social-consumerism/

Books:

America – Andy Warhol
Globalising Consumers: The History of Consumerism as a Socio-Political Movement – Matthew Hilton
Consumerism in Twentieth-Century Britain: The Search for a Historic Movement – Matthew Hilton
Consumerism in World History: The Global Transformation of Desire – Peter N. Stearns
Graphic Design: A User’s Manual – Adrian Shaughnessy & Michael Bierut

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