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Johan Redström

Johan Redström is Professor and Research Director at Umeå Institute of Design, Sweden, and previously Design Director at the Interactive Institute. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Heather Wiltse

Heather Wiltse is Assistant Professor at the Umeå Institute of Design, Sweden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Changing Things : The Future of Objects in a Digital World

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book Chapter

...We are surrounded by things. It is hard to think of any moment of life in which we are not using or at least around artifacts designed and produced by humans. Acquiring, configuring, arranging, repurposing, and eventually disposing...
...Introduction The remarkable ascendance of design over the past three decades has been met by its extension into novel forms of creative...

Fast forward: Design economies and practice in the near future

Craft Economies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...This chapter proposes a reflection and discussion on the behavioural and attitudinal change in creativity and engagement that is branching in and out of design to generate new connections to industry and to inform new ways to work, produce,...

The Green Economy

Joanna Boehnert

Joanna Boehnert is the founder of EcoLabs and a Research Fellow in Design at CREAM (Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media) at the University of Westminster. Her research focuses on how design communicates complex ecological and socio-economic issues and facilitates transitions to sustainable ways of living. She established EcoLabs in 2006 to work at the interface of social movements and design practice. She is a Canadian who works in London and lives by the sea in Margate. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design, Ecology, Politics : Towards the Ecocene

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book Chapter

...The ways in which we conceptualize the environment influence both policy and design. They under girth political decision-making and establish how we care for the space we inhabit. The emerging green economy project is a good example of how...

Service

Design: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 2 : Professional Practice and Design Theories

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Design is different from other traditions of inquiry and action in that service is a defining element. Design is, by definition, a service relationship. All design activities are animated through dynamic relationships between those being...

Industrial Design (1954–2010)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The gathering momentum of the American industrial design profession in the postwar period suggested to New York publisher Charles Whitney the need for a new trade magazine devoted to the concerns of this new breed of designers...
...‘Can you make your own job?’ the mayor of Rockford, Illinois, asked of unemployed people in his city (Ludwig 2013). Mayor Larry Morrissey has partnered with the online craft marketplace Etsy to retrain people in the city to make their own...

Shanghai Expo (2010)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Expo 2010 Shanghai, China, believed to be the largest and most expensive exposition in history, was held from May 1 to October 31, 2010. The site was held on a regenerated, formerly run-down industrial site of more than 5.2 square...

Between Concentration and Distraction

Flow : Interior, landscape and architecture in the era of liquid modernity

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...There can be a dualism falsely perceived in the famous essay by Walter Benjamin, which indicates that we experience art in a state of concentration and architecture in a state of distraction (Benjamin 1936). However, as Benjamin explains...

International Design Alliance (IDA) (2003–13)

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 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The International Design Alliance (IDA) was a project between a number of the international organizations that represented aspects of the design world. The founding partners ICSID and ICOGRADA created the IDA in September 2003...