Abstract This essay will follow an investigation to find the answer to the title question, this question was chosen because of the interest in knowing if there were different aspects of society that stop and permit forms of design based upon the phycological questions that could be posed. This essay will explore capitalism and how … More Could Critical Design become Mainstream?
Speculative Design and Critical Design. Critical Design! Oh how I have missed you. For today’s session we focused more on Critical design, we read though the third chapter of ‘Speculative Everything: Design, Fiction, and Social Dreaming’ by Dunne and Raby titled ‘Design as Critique’. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this because of how I could relate … More Hello Darkness My Old Friend…
I believe that I am finally beginning to understand this study group, the first week really took me back and I felt as though I had chosen the wrong thing to learn about. I actually wrote a post about the first week but I took it down as I thought it was extremely vague and … More An Interesting Thought.
For this weeks constellation lecture we were tasked with these two exercises. The first exercise saw us writing a short statement about how Wabi-Sabi is different to our practise, mine being Product Design, of course. Product Design Product Designers for the most part design for mass manufacturing or at least a series, Wabi-Sabi is described … More Sustainability.
Within Product Design, what part(s) of the body are involved in designing and/or manufacturing? apart from the mind and hands, of course. Lets begin with concept designing, whilst using your mind to create the first shapes of the product you may take some time to walk and get a coffee or some fresh air, using … More Cognitive Futures – 200 Words:/