WILLIAMS, Jennifer and GWILT, Ian (2012). Possible worlds : the yield of visual communication design in trans-disciplinary research. In: KORZENSKA, Agata and SATALECKA, Ewa, (eds.) Research in Graphic Design / Graphic Design in Research. Katowice, Poland, ASP Katowice, 73-92.
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Contemporary design’s value no longer lies solely in the manufacture of want, but in an allegiance to a broader society. These shifting dimensions lead us to imagine design’s value afresh, asking how it’s role in negotiating an increasingly complex and multi-dimensional society can be underpinned and sharpened through research to both anticipate and plan change. We explore these potential roles for visual communication design through a transdisciplinary research project which is used to outline several emerging ways of thinking about design in research, principally through such lenses as critical practice, reflexive enquiry and speculative prototyping.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Additional Information:||3rd International Graphic Design Conference AGRAFA 2012|
|Research Institute, Centre or Group:||Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Art and Design Research Centre|
|Depositing User:||Ian Gwilt|
|Date Deposited:||31 Oct 2012 10:11|
|Last Modified:||31 Oct 2012 10:11|
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