With our first round of blogs, we want to open up the following question:
Is it possible for design to address big structural issues, like inequality, or is it destined to the incremental tweaking of existing experiences?
The responses set out three perspectives:
- the need for design practitioners to cultivate greater critical sensibility to the stakes embedded in their own culture(s) of knowledge and practice – read here
- how design is already disrupting, creating and maintaining social structures – read here
- the tension between design’s potential to propose alternative visions and narratives, and the reality of the constraints imposed by its positioning in the system – read here