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Design Activism and Design Futures — Panel Discussion

Are we at a particular juncture in the history of design and design activism? Are the effects of Peak Oil, global economic recession, transnational migration, the Arab spring and governmental policy crises conspiring to produce new ways of designing? What are … Continue reading

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Legacies of Radical Design — Panel Discussion

Perhaps it is strange to talk of ‘legacies of Radical Design’ since in many respects it’s still going on. But I think it is fair to say — indeed I’ve said this in an earlier post — that, to be … Continue reading

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Design as Politics, Special Colloquium – Saturday 10 September

“Design as Politics”: A colloquium around Design, Ethics, Politics and Sustainability The publication of Tony Fry’s Design as Politics (Berg, 2011) with its provocative argument that sustainment cannot be achieved through democratic politics, provides an occasion to discuss and debate … Continue reading

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