89110 Design Theory: Social Futures6cp
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
This subject introduces students to philosophical and theoretical lenses for interpreting the various contexts of reception within which their designs are encountered, engaged with, experienced or consumed. The subject is one of a pair of subjects that focus specifically on engaging texts as a stimulus to design understanding. In these subjects students engage with texts that are or have been influential in shaping ways in which designers think about the worlds that designed things enter into and redefine. Different kinds of text, including theoretical, literary, designed and multimedia, are introduced.
Autumn session, City campus
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