Designing Media (The MIT Press) [Bill Moggridge] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Connections and clashes between new and old media. 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.

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Straight to you every other week. Bill’s fascination with design, and with what people want from everyday things, provided a broad view of the information revolution. Worldofkooter rated it liked it Dec 19, I love when we are able to find seemingly simple solutions to everyday problems.

Please enter your email and we will send an email to reset your password. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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.

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Designing Media [With DVD] by Bill Moggridge

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Kirti rated it liked it Oct 21, More annoying are the prosaically written personal vignettes describing each person Moggridge interviews, and the unnecessary summaries ending each chapter that seem to imply we readers are not smart enough to glean the insights buried within. We learn about innovations in media that rely on contributions from a crowd or a communityas told by Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales and Craigslist’s Craig Newmark; how the band OK Go built a following using YouTube; how real-time connections between dispatchers and couriers inspired Twitter; how a BusinessWeek blog became a quarterly printed supplement to the magazine; and how e-readers have evolved from Rocket eBook to QUE.


Designing Interactions

Bill was also the fourth director of the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museumhe only museum in the United States devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. 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.

We’re jealous of Bill Moggridge’s social network Jan 23, Pete Meyers rated it liked it. Not quite as good as Designing Interactions, perhaps because this viewpoint of “media” and new media in particular is more common and much more examined. I’ve linked to Chris Anderson’s video in particular, given that his last book advocated giving content away for free.

If you read this collection of interviews with important people in the world of design, technology, and media in or later, you should realize that the interviews were conducted circaand some of the discussions are dated. 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.


I really was looking for a deep tissue examination of how different kinds of media especially digital are being designed today. I thoroughly enjoyed reading the insights of those chosen to be interviewed for this book. Design is all about context. Evelyn Simpson rated it really liked it Jun 24, Great collection of point of views and surveys moggridgee digital creators and thinkers.

Indeed, the interviews are available here. Check out the above video of a small team of 3rd year students from UC posted by James Sloss. Jan 21, Deb Oestreicher rated it really liked it. But the long-dominant MSM–television, radio, newspapers, magazines, moggridbe books–have had to mddia to emergent digital media.

It’s hard to write a book on technology that is still current by the time it is published. Likewise, anyone who is in the communications world should get a copy and start examining your future in your industry.

Book Review: Designing Media, by Bill Moggridge

The book features interviews with thirty-seven significant figures in both traditional and new forms of mass communication; interviewees range from the publisher of the New York Times to the founder of Twitter.

At the end of each chapter, Moggridge comments on the implications for designing media. Amazingly, however, it doesn’t really matter who’s writing.