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Concealed Trickery: Design and the Arms Industry

Tom Fisher

Tom Fisher is Professor in the School of Art and Design at Nottingham Trent University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tricky Design : The Ethics of Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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... them, shown by the inventiveness, the design, that goes along with protest (Fisher 2008; Abrams 2014), but we would perhaps prefer not to see clear evidence of design’s implication in its morally problematic consequences, or to not see...

Trickery in Civic Design: Co-optation, Subversion and Politics

Tricky Design : The Ethics of Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The views expressed here of the authors may not fully reflect the positions of our project partners, community groups or the official positions or policies of the City of New York or the New York City agencies discussed in this chapter. All...

Guns and Morality: Mediation, Agency and Responsibility

Tricky Design : The Ethics of Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Introduction There are three reasons why guns are interesting as a class of material objects with a distinctive moral significance. The first is the unusually limited purposes of guns as objects that can be drawn into the momentary action...

Introduction: Ways of Thinking Tricky Design

Tom Fisher

Tom Fisher is Professor in the School of Art and Design at Nottingham Trent University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lorraine Gamman

Lorraine Gamman is Professor of Design at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tricky Design : The Ethics of Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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... tricks him, the holy priest ends up in the shit (Oppenheimer 2001: 185). Many of the chapters engage with an ethics of ‘might’ – power – and its resistance. In the first, Tom Fisher engages with what is perhaps the clearest materialization...

Designer/Shapeshifter: A Decolonizing Redirection for Speculative and Critical Design

Tricky Design : The Ethics of Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Pero es difícil differentiating between lo heredado, lo adquirido, lo impuesto ... She reinterprets history and, using new symbols, she shapes new myths ... She strengthens her tolerance (and intolerance) for ambiguity ... She becomes...

Designing Policy Objects: Anti-Heroic Design

Tricky Design : The Ethics of Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...When in 1972 star designers Charles and Ray Eames were asked, ‘What are the boundaries of design?’ their answer, ‘What are the boundaries of problems?’ (Eames Office 2016), demonstrated nicely the unboundedness and heroic, hubristic...

The Magic That Is Design

Tricky Design : The Ethics of Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...For (said he) any of us being resolved to undertake any thing of importance, we first of all search out a God to prosper our designed Undertaking; and going out of doors with this Design, take the first creative that presents itself to our...

Understanding Suicide and Assisted Dying – Why Is ‘Design for Death’ Tricky?

Lorraine Gamman

Lorraine Gamman is Professor of Design at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tricky Design : The Ethics of Things

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...A girl calls and asks, ‘does it hurt very much to die?’‘Well, sweetheart’, I tell her, ‘yes, but it hurts a lot more to keep living’.We cannot escape the reality of dying; it will happen to all of us. At least 0.8 per cent of the planet...
...The point of departure of the movement lies in the people themselves …. Accordingly, the point of departure must always be with [people] in the ‘here and now’, which constitutes the situation within which they are submerged, from which...
...We use the term ‘wicked’ in a meaning akin to that of ‘malignant’ (in contrast to ‘benign’) or ‘vicious’ (like a circle) or ‘tricky’ (like a leprechaun) or ‘aggressive’ (like a lion, in contrast to the docility of a lamb). We do not mean...