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Delivered in Less than Sixty Seconds: Temporal References in the Design and Discourse of Digital Reading Devices

Design, History and Time : New Temporalities in a Digital Age

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...At the event that launched the first Kindle e-book reader in 2007, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos posed the question, ‘Can you improve on something as highly evolved and well suited to its task as a book?’Ryan Block, ‘Live from the Amazon Kindle...

Redirection, Design and Things

Tony Fry

Tony Fry is Director of the sustainment consultancy Team D/E/S and Professor of Design, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art. He is also author of Design Futuring: Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice (Berg, 2008) and Design as Politics (Berg, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design As Politics

Berg, 2011

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...Designing has to be grasped and made present as an activity that extends well beyond the rubric of designers. Designing goes ahead of all that we intentionally bring into being, thus it is integral to all forms of prefigured human...

Understanding the Directional Nature of Design

Tony Fry

Tony Fry is Director of the sustainment consultancy Team D/E/S and Professor of Design, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art. He is also author of Design Futuring: Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice (Berg, 2008) and Design as Politics (Berg, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design Futuring : Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...The popular view of design, especially when centred on historically celebrated or contemporary designer objects and ‘name’ designers, tells us little about the fundamental character of design. Most of what is designed, and most designers...

The Imperative and Redirection

Tony Fry

Tony Fry is Director of the sustainment consultancy Team D/E/S and Professor of Design, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art. He is also author of Design Futuring: Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice (Berg, 2008) and Design as Politics (Berg, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design Futuring : Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...There can be no viable future for the world of human occupation unless it is able to sustain its interdependent conditions of existence. This statement is easy to make, but what does it really mean? What is it to be sustain-able and what...

Challenges of Sustainment and Futuring – A Review of Change Agents

Tony Fry

Tony Fry is Director of the sustainment consultancy Team D/E/S and Professor of Design, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art. He is also author of Design Futuring: Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice (Berg, 2008) and Design as Politics (Berg, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design Futuring : Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...Whether it is employed by self-designated designers or simply by those who use design skills and knowledge – not recognized as such – within other practices, design is all about creativity at its most fundamental. It is about bringing...

Living in Darkness

Tony Fry

Tony Fry is Director of the sustainment consultancy Team D/E/S and Professor of Design, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art. He is also author of Design Futuring: Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice (Berg, 2008) and Design as Politics (Berg, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Becoming Human by Design

Berg, 2012

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...In this immeasurable darkness, be the power.Darkness here is used literally and as a metaphor. To speak of darkness is to speak with and of uncertainty. This chapter is full of uncertainty. In speaking in such a way, I do not claim...

Futuring and Defuturing Design Futures, Politics, Tony Fry

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...According to Tony Fry who first coined the term, Defuturing names two things. First, it designates the character and the historical consequence of the nature and the product of design practice, and second, it methodologically designates...

Reviewing Two Key Redirective Practices

Tony Fry

Tony Fry is Director of the sustainment consultancy Team D/E/S and Professor of Design, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art. He is also author of Design Futuring: Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice (Berg, 2008) and Design as Politics (Berg, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design Futuring : Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...Following on from looking at how design can be reframed and connected to redirective practice, we now consider two examples of particular design-based redirective practices: elimination design and recoding. Both of these practices can...

Pace Layers

Design as Future-Making

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Design struggles with a world of broken, ugly objects and services, while we science fiction writers are painfully bored by a world that’s duller than we can bear. Why is the world like that? Why hasn’t the whole system been swiftly upended...

The Passage from ‘Here and Now’ to ‘Then’

Tony Fry

Tony Fry is Director of the sustainment consultancy Team D/E/S and Professor of Design, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art. He is also author of Design Futuring: Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice (Berg, 2008) and Design as Politics (Berg, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Becoming Human by Design

Berg, 2012

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...The loss of material space leads to the government of nothing but timeOne cannot stop that which is powerfully predestined.No matter whether or not we know it, you and I, together with the remaining population of this planet, are all living...