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The Role of Ethics Online and Among Social Media Designers

Ethics in Design and Communication : Critical Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...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 Article

...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...

Universal Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

OXO

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Following military service in the Second World War, Sam Farber earned a Harvard economics degree in 1946, and went on to establish Copco Inc. in 1960, a company dedicated at least in part to producing easy-to-use kitchenware for people...

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

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...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...

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

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...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...

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

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...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...

A Design for the Real World? (1968–1974)

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

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...Sunday morning, July 28, 1968, readers of Sweden’s biggest newspaper, Dagens Nyheter, opened the weekend edition to find a full-page, centerfold spread that showed a man in a wheelchair falling down a subway staircase. Directly below...
...Introduction—the Open Dementia project The Open Dementia project (2015–17) started with the involvement of experts, the formal caregivers, who are confronted with dementia on a daily basis. We, a group of design researchers, conducted...

Design for Disability

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Design for disability concerns the development of designed products from a human-centered perspective, to enable people with disabilities to be empowered citizens in society. Design for disability concerns designing the appropriate...