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Promoting v Researching Design for Policy

Design for policy is now a hashtag (#design4policy), a book (edited by Christian Bason) and is finding its way into governmentspeak. In the UK, this is no less thanks to the stirling efforts of the redoubtable Andrea Siodmok who is … Continue reading

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Social Design Rant 1 — Lorraine Gamman

As part of our Expert Workshop, we asked participants to each make a 4-minute rant on a designated topic. We are blogging the text of some of them, with thanks to their contributors. The first of these is by Lorraine … Continue reading

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Expert Workshop — Monday 2 June

  On Monday 2 June, we held an Expert Workshop at the V&A. This comprised of our Advisory Board members plus some extra invitees. Its aims were: to access expertise in reviewing, assessing and refining project findings; to build on … 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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