Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Politics in Social Design

Recent years have seen something of a proliferation of social design work (see here for our working definition of social design). Some of this has been about making objects that ‘solve’ social problems: for example the One Laptop per Child … Continue reading

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Where is the social in social design?

    The concept of the social is hotly contested to the point that most sociologists these days accept that any singular definition is impossible. Add this to design, which is in a constant state of re-invention and fragmentation, and … Continue reading

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