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The Role of Ethics Online and Among Social Media Designers

Ethics in Design and Communication : Critical Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book Chapter

...Our roles as designers have changed greatly with the technological advancements of the internet and social media. With these changing roles are equal and often problematic demands on designers to act as social interventionists...

Safety Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Safety design is the philosophy and practice of modifying a standard design process to include a formal consideration of the human factors involved in safe use of the product. Thus, the skills of the designer are put to greater use than...

The Material Culture of Gout in Early America

Making Disability Modern : Design Histories

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book Chapter

...Applying the last coat of varnish onto the phaeton Pennsylvania Surveyor General John Lukens (1720–89) ordered in 1789, a worker at George Hunter’s internationally acclaimed coach-making shop in Philadelphia likely took pride in knowing his...

The Fifth Dialogue on Articulating Justice in Design

Turkka Keinonen

Turkka Keinonen is Professor of Design at Aalto University, Finland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designers, Users and Justice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...In this dialogue Practitioner and Scholar develop heuristics for justice in design, leaning on the capability approach. They hesitate to simplify the capability approach to a set of simple principles, but decide to take the chance because...

3D-Printed Prosthetics and the Uses of Design

Bess Williamson

Bess Williamson is Assistant Professor of Design History at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she teaches courses on modern and contemporary design in relation to politics and social change. Her book, Designing an Accessible America: A History of Design and Disability in the United States, describes the role of design in the U.S. Disability Rights cause of the last half of the 20th century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making Disability Modern : Design Histories

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book Chapter

...In November of 2018, Design Museum Boston (DMB) presented a preview of their exhibition Bespoke Bodies: The Design and Craft of Prosthetics, before its opening in 2019. This pop-up installation was housed inside a shipping container...

Introduction: Rethinking Design History through Disability, Rethinking Disability through Design

Elizabeth Guffey

Elizabeth Guffey is Professor of Art and Design History at State University of New York, Purchase. Her area of specialization is 19th, 20th and 21st century design history. Elizabeth Guffey has authored numerous books and articles on design, and was a founding editor of the leading design journal Design and Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bess Williamson

Bess Williamson is Assistant Professor of Design History at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she teaches courses on modern and contemporary design in relation to politics and social change. Her book, Designing an Accessible America: A History of Design and Disability in the United States, describes the role of design in the U.S. Disability Rights cause of the last half of the 20th century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making Disability Modern : Design Histories

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book Chapter

...This introduction has two aims. The first is to preview and set the context for the chapters on design and disability in this volume. The second is to propose a persistent link that binds them together: a “design model of disability...

Origins of a Misfit Design The Advent of the Modern Wheelchair (–1945)

Elizabeth Guffey

Elizabeth Guffey is Professor of Art and Design History at State University of New York, Purchase. Her area of specialization is 19th, 20th and 21st century design history. Elizabeth Guffey has authored numerous books and articles on design, and was a founding editor of the leading design journal Design and Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing Disability : Symbols, Space, and Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...After she’d grown up, Ruth Bie couldn’t remember meeting Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) or patting the dog on his lap (Fischer, 2008) (Figure 1.1). And perhaps FDR would have preferred this. In the last twenty years we have become...

Disability and Modern Chemical Sensitivities

Making Disability Modern : Design Histories

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book Chapter

...In the United States, the Clean Air Act of 1963 put forth the promise of a nationwide check on air pollution, in recognition of devastating regional impacts and the necessity to manage air quality on the largest scale possible...

Universal Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Universal design is a paradigm from the 1990s that proposes designing products, buildings, and exterior spaces to be usable by all. When universal features are well integrated, they are invisible so that a feature may provide a baseline...

Introduction

Elizabeth Guffey

Elizabeth Guffey is Professor of Art and Design History at State University of New York, Purchase. Her area of specialization is 19th, 20th and 21st century design history. Elizabeth Guffey has authored numerous books and articles on design, and was a founding editor of the leading design journal Design and Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing Disability : Symbols, Space, and Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...At its heart, this book aims to show how the International Symbol of Access (ISA) came into being, not just as a design, but also a manner of thinking (Figure I.1). When I began writing this book, I was under the illusion that this would...