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The Resource My desk is my castle : exploring personalisation cultures, Uta Brandes & Michael Erlhoff (eds.) ; authors, Nadine Adrian [and others] ; [translation from German into English, Susanne Dickel and Tim Danaher]

My desk is my castle : exploring personalisation cultures, Uta Brandes & Michael Erlhoff (eds.) ; authors, Nadine Adrian [and others] ; [translation from German into English, Susanne Dickel and Tim Danaher]

Label
My desk is my castle : exploring personalisation cultures
Title
My desk is my castle
Title remainder
exploring personalisation cultures
Statement of responsibility
Uta Brandes & Michael Erlhoff (eds.) ; authors, Nadine Adrian [and others] ; [translation from German into English, Susanne Dickel and Tim Danaher]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
The desk is a place of work and of action, but it also serves as a place to exhibit personal things and preferences. Thus it always characterizes in two ways a material and symbolic unity. The desk is not only very informative in itself, but also must always be studied and understood in the context of its cultural, gender-specific, and field-related surroundings. The focus of this study is a comparative analysis of the use of desks. Desks in insurance companies, banks, administrative authorities, call centers, and design studios in twelve countries on all continents were studied. This publicat
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
740
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the German
LC call number
NK2195.O4
LC item number
M93 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brandes, Uta
  • Erlhoff, Michael
  • Adrian, Nadine
  • Dickel, Susanne
  • Danaher, Tim
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Office decoration
  • Work environment
  • Desks
  • Interior decoration
  • Personal space
  • Office decoration
  • Interior decoration
  • Personal space
  • Work environment
  • ART
  • DESIGN
  • Interior decoration
  • Office decoration
  • Personal space
  • Work environment
  • Work environment
  • Büro
  • Arbeitsplatzgestaltung
  • Individualisierung
  • Kulturvergleich
Label
My desk is my castle : exploring personalisation cultures, Uta Brandes & Michael Erlhoff (eds.) ; authors, Nadine Adrian [and others] ; [translation from German into English, Susanne Dickel and Tim Danaher]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • About This Book; Action Space'Office'; Research Methodology; The Places; Four Representative Business Sectors; The Clusters; Little Number Games; Intercultural Comparison; Object Worlds as Gender Staging; Comparative Analysis of the Business Sectors; The Desk as a Thriller; Personal Office Upgrades; The Desk as a Geodesic Space; The Desk as a Miniature World of Events and Identities: Musings from Hong Kong; Gobalised Desktop Skirmishes? Reporting from the Colonies; Visions; The Concepts of 'Public' and 'Private'; Reflections on Anthropology and Design; From Chessboards to Monopoly Games
  • The New York ExperiencePotential Practical Design Implications; Bibliography; Authors
Control code
857081420
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (319 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783034610421
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 10.1515/9783034610421
  • 9783034610421
  • urn:nbn:de:101:1-2016060312029
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
804907
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857081420
Label
My desk is my castle : exploring personalisation cultures, Uta Brandes & Michael Erlhoff (eds.) ; authors, Nadine Adrian [and others] ; [translation from German into English, Susanne Dickel and Tim Danaher]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • About This Book; Action Space'Office'; Research Methodology; The Places; Four Representative Business Sectors; The Clusters; Little Number Games; Intercultural Comparison; Object Worlds as Gender Staging; Comparative Analysis of the Business Sectors; The Desk as a Thriller; Personal Office Upgrades; The Desk as a Geodesic Space; The Desk as a Miniature World of Events and Identities: Musings from Hong Kong; Gobalised Desktop Skirmishes? Reporting from the Colonies; Visions; The Concepts of 'Public' and 'Private'; Reflections on Anthropology and Design; From Chessboards to Monopoly Games
  • The New York ExperiencePotential Practical Design Implications; Bibliography; Authors
Control code
857081420
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (319 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783034610421
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 10.1515/9783034610421
  • 9783034610421
  • urn:nbn:de:101:1-2016060312029
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
804907
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857081420

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