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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...

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...

Designer as Redirective Practitioner – New Roles beyond 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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...An enormous amount of writing on design and the bulk of design education, is based on the proposition that designers and the design professions exist to provide services. Harold Nelson and Erik Stolterman address design...

Afterword: the Designer And the Designed

Design as Future-Making

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Design is future-making. This collection of compelling and important essays attests to both the enduring and the changing nature of design. Design has always served as the midwife of technologies into our lives, creating collective...

The Rise of Another Other

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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...I flew too far into the future: a horror assailed me.Just as, in our transformation from animal to human, the animal (by necessity) lived on, so, on becoming ‘humax’, the human will live on, but subordinated within its maximized...

World-in-Being

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 fact that we are incapable of learning anything from history any more says only that we ourselves have become ahistorical. No period has known such an influx of tradition, and none has been so poor in genuine tradition. λσγοζ, ratio...

Prototyping the Social: Temporality and Speculative Futures at the Intersection of Design and Culture

Design Anthropology : Object Cultures in Transition

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...We can no longer be content with anthropology’s ‘hands-off ’ sensibility and design’s ‘more is more’ mentality. There are simply too many complex, large-scale problems that now pressure our very existence & whether global warming...