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Humanitarian Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Humanitarian Design is an orthodoxy and movement originating in the West that responds to consumer-led design as the active promotion of “selfishness,” by seeking to make “human need” the central priority of design. The focus of much...

Activism

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Design activism, which ranges across all design disciplines from textiles to architecture, from media to urban design, is based on the idea that design plays a pivotal role in society. This role is particularly relevant to issues around...

Care

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Care describes that aspect of the human condition that makes us spend time and resources on people and situations beyond our mere survival. Care is an essential aspect of design, motivating why we design things, things that take care...

Karan, Donna (1948–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Karan is an American fashion designer. Born Donna Ivy Faske in Forest Hills, New York, Karan grew up in Hewlett, Long Island. Her mother worked as a model while her stepfather made a living as a suit designer. Continually immersed...

Not for Profit

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The concept of Not-for-Profit design can be regarded from two angles: as a design service delivered to humanitarian or other organizations by a designer or design agency without charge; or as a specific design discipline, offering...

Slow Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Slow design is an ideology that challenges instant gratification and consumption, and instead champions emergent qualities in designed objects and experiences. As such it seeks to support “reflective consumption,” in which both...

Humanitarian Design and Communities

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Humanitarian Design is an approach to design that both addresses and directly engages with the needs of various types of disenfranchised communities, which could exist in another country or proximate to the design team. Humanitarian Design...

Design culturing: Making design history matter

Kjetil Fallan

Kjetil Fallan is associate professor of Design History at the University of Oslo. He is the author of Design History: Understanding Theory and Method (Bloomsbury Academic, 2010) and the editor of Scandinavian Design: Alternative Histories (Bloomsbury Academic, 2012) and is also an editor of the Journal of Design History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design Culture : Objects and Approaches

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Introduction Ours is a culture of design (Highmore 2008; Fallan 2013a). Design is the interface between us and the world. Everywhere. Always. But why, as Stuart Kendall asks, is this so poorly reflected in current research...

Design for the World (1998–2003)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Jointly founded in 1998 by international professional organizations for design, International Council of Graphic Design Associations (ICOGRADA), International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID), and International Federation...

Building a Viable Society

Nynke Tromp

Nynke Tromp is a design researcher at the department of Industrial Design, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands and is a member of the social design consultancy, KVD Reframing, based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Hekkert

Paul Hekkert is professor of form theory, and head of the Industrial Design department at the Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands where he also chairs the design aesthetics group. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing for Society : Products and Services for a Better World

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

eBook

...We believe that the expertise developed within the design discipline offers unique value to the process of seeking solutions for the complex challenges societies face today. And we believe there is a need to revise our practice of creating...