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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...

Holarchy

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Holarchy is a term coined by Arthur Koestler, a Hungarian-British author, first appearing in his 1967 novel The Ghost in the Machine. Holarchy derives from the Greek word “cholos” that signifies something that is simultaneously both a part...

Real and Imagined Networks of an Émigré Biography: Victor J. Papanek Social Designer

Alison J. Clarke

Alison J. Clarke is Professor of Design History and Theory, Director of the Victor J. Papanek Foundation at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Émigré Cultures in Design and Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...The role of the creative and intellectual émigré in “de-provincializing” the American mind, “up-grading” culture from a marginal position of exile and outsider, has evolved as a familiar tenet utilized in framing the biographies...

Southern African Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...This article outlines selected aspects of the design of Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe between 1850 and 2014. Although these countries are now self-governing republics, they share similar colonial histories and postcolonial...

Papanek, Victor (1923–98)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Designer, educator, and author, Papanek was among the first who called for designers to be more socially and environmentally aware. Born in Vienna, Austria, he immigrated to the United States in 1939, where he remained for the rest of his...

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...

Swedish Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...After driving for an hour or two through the dark forests of Småland in southern Sweden one reaches a small village called Boda. The dominant building in the community is the former glassworks. The Boda Glassworks, like many of the other...

United States Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Since the beginning of the country’s industrial development in the mid-nineteenth century, the most compelling and contradictory features of US design were its classlessness and practicality, qualities befitting a young republic, and its...

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...

Victor Papanek

Designer Biography

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...Designer, educator, and author, Papanek was among the first who called for designers to be more socially and environmentally aware. Born in Vienna, Austria, he immigrated to the United States in 1939, where he remained for the rest of his...