Becoming a Product Designer: A Guide to Careers in Design

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The one-of-a-kind guide to a career in product design
Becoming a Product Designer is the most complete and concise survey of the many opportunities available today in the field of product design. Written by a leading expert with more than thirty years of experience, this highly visual guide delivers a comprehensive overview of the field, from prerequisites and requirements for a variety of educational paths to coverage of major design specialties, such as transportation, packaging, furniture, sports equipment, and medical equipment design.
Interviews and advice from leading product designers offer an inside look at the real world of product design. No other book provides the same unique, in-depth material on educational training, portfolio preparation, and career possibilities, as well as the business aspects of product design, and much more.
Bruce Hannah (New York, NY) has been a force in product design since 1967 and has owned his own successful design firm since 1976. He is a tenured professor at the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York and in 1992 was named the Cooper Hewitt's first designer in residence. He is also the recipient of IDSA's National Design Education Award.

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Becoming a Product Designer is a complete guide to today’s burgeoning product design field. A clear, concise survey of the product design market, this comprehensive book presents an up-to-date overview of the entire industry and provides helpful information on a variety of major specialties. This visual guide has more than 300 striking illustrations and features the latest material on possible career directions in design.

Bruce Hannah, a highly respected product designer, covers everything from education, training, and work settings to preparing an effective portfolio and finding a job. This highly illustrative book offers unmatched guidance on navigating a successful career in product design.

Dozens of up-front interviews with leading product designers give insightful, authoritative perspectives on numerous major specialties, including transportation, packaging, furniture, sports equipment, medical equipment, and many others. Broad in scope, this reference offers valuable, real-world discussions on the business of product design.

Packed with helpful, accessible information, this outstanding guide is essential for everyone interested in launching or developing a career in product design.

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Here is the completely updated guide to today’s product design careers–a clear and concise survey of the product design field and advice for navigating a successful career. Filled with interviews and advice from leading designers, it covers everything from design specialties and work settings to preparing an effective portfolio and finding a job.

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