Designing for the Common Good

Designing for the Common Good

by Kees Dorst

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789063694081
Publisher: BIS Publishers
Publication date: 02/02/2016
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author


Kees Dorst trained as an industrial design engineer at Delft University of Technology. He has worked as a product designer for various design firms and, as a researcher, he has studied the ways in which designers work. He is Professor of Design Innovation at the University of Technology, Sydney. He is the author of Frame Innovation and Understanding Design: 175 Reflections on Being a Designer and the coauthor of Design Expertise

Table of Contents


PART 1 INTRODUCTION

How, then, shall we live?
Design as an approach
Societal challenges
Safety as a theme in society
Beyond the symptoms

PART 2 PROJECTS AND REFLECTIONS

Introduction
Growing up in public
Tunnels and visions
Survival of the fittest
What we want more of
Be magnetic
Gone shopping
Are we there yet?
Two problems at once
Who’s afraid of Stratums Eind?
Taking care
Radical generosity
The product is a process
Serenity and security
License to drive
Are you being served?
Design can be evil
Problems aren’t what they seem
Breaking the deadlock
Putting two and 2 together
Teaming up
To protect and serve
De-separation
Changing lanes
A place to call home
Community at the centre
Inventive solutions
Houses for people
Nature & the city
Thinking inside the box
Seduction
Opening the door
Look, and look again
Integrated living
Radical frames
Layers of reality
Aloneness

PART 3 METHODS

Introduction
Ask nicely
Write the story
Get a feel
Point and shoot
Understanding perspectives
Painting by numbers
Stats only the beginning
Where? Here?
What do you know?
Futuring
Picture this
Frame creation
Digging
Clarifying
Expanding
Thinking
Clustering
Analysing
Framing
Exploring
Project model

PART 4 MOVING AHEAD

Inspiration
Hope
Momentum
Movement
Next steps
Next gen

Index
Authors & contributors

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