Posts Tagged: design
The designer’s role, 2: ATECO code
“Industrial design, included all the activities targeted at the conception and development of designs and technical features focused on the ease of use, value and aestethics of the products. Material definition, working mechanisms, shape, color and finishing are all included….
The designer’s role, 3: The Limits to Growth
The increasing sensitivity to social and environmental themes, together with a strong critic of the production system as it was developed since the ’60s, brought many people to ask themselves about the possible future for the designer’s role. This was…
The designer’s role, 4: Papanek and the turning point
Among the people that were busy on design development, Victor Papanek is for sure one of the most influential: back in 1971, he published the book “Design for the real world: Human ecology and social change”, defining the designer’s job…