Design and Creativity: Policy, Management and Practice

Overview

Does the management of design conflict with traditional ideas of creative freedom and autonomy? How do government policies and business priorities influence the day-to-day practices of designers? And how far have the processes and purpose of creative work been changed by its new centrality to business and government? Bringing together case studies and material from a range of industries and contexts, as well as a series of interviews with practitioners, Design and Creativity provides a cutting-edge account of key...

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Overview

Does the management of design conflict with traditional ideas of creative freedom and autonomy? How do government policies and business priorities influence the day-to-day practices of designers? And how far have the processes and purpose of creative work been changed by its new centrality to business and government? Bringing together case studies and material from a range of industries and contexts, as well as a series of interviews with practitioners, Design and Creativity provides a cutting-edge account of key trends in the creative industries at the start of the 21st century. Design and other creative industries shape our lives in numerous ways, providing 'cultural' goods such as films, music and magazines, but they also shape the look and feel of everyday objects and spaces. The creative industries are important economically; and governments and businesses now make considerable efforts to manage creativity for a range of political and economic ends.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847883070
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 9/15/2009
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Guy Julier is Professor of Design at Leeds Metropolitan University and author of a number of books, including New Spanish Design and The Culture of Design.

Liz Moor is Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications at Goldsmiths, University of London and author of The Rise of Brands.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: the rise of design, Guy Julier and Liz Moor
• SECTION ONE: DESIGN AND POLICY
• Designing the State
• Liz Moor
• Designing the City, Guy Julier
• Design Policy at Local Levels—Katie Hill
• Exhibition Design: Creativity and Public Policy—Jane Pavitt
• Issues in the Evaluation of Public Art—Doug Sandle
• SECTION TWO: MANAGING DESIGN IN CONTEXT
• Routinized Labour in the Graphic Design Studio—AnneMarie Ennis
• Auditing in Communication Design—Paul Springer
• The Local World of Researchers in the World of Product Design, Nitzan Waisberg
• The Turban to Service Design—Lucy Kimbell
• Cinema as Design—Damian Sutton *Creativity vs Continuity: Strategies in Editorial Design Practice—Sarah Owens
• SECTION THREE: INTERVIEWS WITH PRACTITIONERS
• Peter Higgins
• Mark Burgess
• Ben Reason
• Eddie Opara
• Conclusion: Counting Creativity—Guy Julier and Liz Moor
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Index

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