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Critical Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Critical design is design created with the perspective of questioning social assumptions, with emancipatory and ethical goals of changing design outcomes. Design takes on a critical language that challenges the status quo approaches...

Who Owns the Smart City? Toward an Ethical Framework for Civic AI

Ethics in Design and Communication : Critical Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction In New York City, the bridges over the parkways to Jones Beach were too low. At 9 feet between the overpass and the road, automobiles could pass underneath, but public buses could not, limiting access to Jones Beach...

Authenticity

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Authenticity refers to strong, responsible intent, in both humans and designs. Authenticity in design is evident in modernist functionalism. However, design has also been accused of being the source of inauthentic relations to things...

Swiping Left on Empathy: Gamification and Commodification of the (Inter)face

Ethics in Design and Communication : Critical Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The phrase “swipe left,” now synonymous with universal rejection, is a colloquialism emblematic of the online dating gesture and its ubiquity.Raju Mudhar, “Tinder’s Swipe Interface Gets Swiped by Other Apps,” The Star, August 6, 2014...

Speculative Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Rather than taking a problem-solving, business-focused approach to design, speculative design aims to provoke debate and challenge current thinking. By imagining how technology and society may develop in the near future, speculative design...

Futures Techniques

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Designing for the future often means employing the use of many techniques to help predict and visualize possible changes within design. These changes can range from the eruption of trends to the invention of new technologies, and scoping...

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...

Design Futures

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Though all designing is future oriented, design futures has come to mean a series of approaches to designing that self-consciously negotiate how we imagine, understand, and evaluate a range of possible futures for and by design.Design...

Fast and Slow: Design and the Experience of Time

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...An archaeologist of the future might be puzzled by the measurement of time at Schiphol, the international airport for Amsterdam. In most of the public areas, the clocks follow the global vernacular. The flow of time is translated...

Social Implication Design

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

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...After our in-depth look at the myriad ways that design (and designers) affects society, we now turn to the chapters dedicated to the practice of social design. We begin here with an explanation of the Social Implication Design (SID) method....