Monday, February 20, 2006

New Book - Safe: design takes on risk

Paola Antonelli
Safe: design takes on risk
The Museum of Modern Art, 2005, 745.2 ANT

As part of the extensive work the RSA has undertaken in the fied of design, the RSA's Design Directions project covers a broad range of design issues, Safe: design takes on risk is a design resource in the area of Design for Patient Safety.

Safe: design takes on risk is a book devoted to this category of design objects and prototypes that seek to respond to situations of emergency, to protect the body and the mind from dangerous or stressful situations, and to provide a sense of comfort and safety. This book combines essays and illustrations to explore these objects, featuring designs and objects in areas such as protective gear, everyday safety devices, emergency shelters, life support equipment, bioengineering and emergency vehicles.

Available to borrow by RSA Fellows - contact the Library for details. Ask about our Freepost service.

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