Publisher: nai010 Publishers ISBN: 9789462082052 Format: Softcover, 186pp, 210x300mm
This book is the culmination of ten years of critical reflection on engaged design and the relation between design and society. The publication marks the conclusion of five editions of the Utrecht Manifest, the biennial event dedicated to the social aspects of design, which was launched a decade ago. It also outlines an agenda for the future on the basis of those biennials.
In interviews with the architect duo Brillembourg/Klumpner, design activist Alastair Fuad-Luke and philosopher of technology Pieter Paul Verbeek, the theory of social design is held up against the often intractable practice