Design Futuring defines redirective practice as a critical new paradigm for design-a way of engaging design and sustainability as they are implicated in and essential to our very survival. Broad. Accessible. Timely. Eli Blevis, Indiana University at Bloomington A great introduction to the key concepts and contributions that Tony Fry has brought to the discourse of sustainability, alongside new concepts like redirective practice and practical suggestions for meaningful action. This is original thinking accessible to readers from all sectors. Frances Whitehead, School of the Art Institute of Chicago This is an important book. One that is highly useful for designers, design educators and design students of any design area. Aidan Rowe, University of Alberta Forceful, convincing, persuasive, and ultimately refreshing, leaving the reader with renewed investment in the role of designers for a sustain-able future. Interiors: Design, Architecture, Culture It has an easy reading style and an impressive bibliography and back up notes ... It's a reference book that could be used for core teaching right across the design and technology spectrum, with teachers being able to draw on concepts that can be easily explained at KS3, but also incorporating meatier offerings for those teaching at KS4 and A level. just4Textiles
About the Author
Tony Fry is a director of the sustainment consultancy Team D/E/S and Adjunct Professor of Design, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art. He has taught and lectured internationally and is author of Remakings: Ecology, Design, Philosophy and A New Design Philosophy: An Introduction to Defuturing, among many other works.