When Design is Research: A proposition realised as artefact constitutes design’s knowledge contribution

Austrailan modes of Practice based PhDs have gained currency the world over within the creative disciplines. However with time and translation into other contexts the operating models often lose the core spirit that the focus on ‘practice’ as both a method and topic was intended to privilege the useful knowledge domain of creative practitioners. Written…… Continue reading When Design is Research: A proposition realised as artefact constitutes design’s knowledge contribution

Networks of evolution and a typology of ideologies and practices in modern design

In the first decade after independence, India was managed by its new rulers with a measure of caution and conservatism, focussed as they were upon healing the wounds of partition and maintaining the continuity of ongoing development projects set up by the British colonial administration. At the end of this period, as captured eloquently in…… Continue reading Networks of evolution and a typology of ideologies and practices in modern design

Designing for autonomy. Immersive design strategies in a wicked age

A Design Studies Lecture by Michael Trudgeon At 12.30. On Monday the 7th of March in building 88, level 5, Lecture room. Michael Trudgeon is one of the most powerful design thinkers in Australia. To those, who know little about Dr Michael Trudgeon or his company Crowd Productions, you are about to discover a remarkable…… Continue reading Designing for autonomy. Immersive design strategies in a wicked age