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  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic (25 Sept. 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0857858386
  • ISBN-13: 978-0857858382
  • Product Dimensions: 16.3 x 0.1 x 1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,986,964 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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In reading this book I thought that future-making is not building: it is weaving. Intertwining these essays, Susan Yelavich and Barbara Adams have been very skillful weavers. And, therefore, very effective future-makers. --Ezio Manzini, Professor of Design at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy

A probing investigation of the design of design, this heroically optimistic book looks beyond mere things to their imbrication by the social, the political, and the ecological. Revealing layers of informality, resistance, and unpredictability in form-making, these essays whiz across borders in search of both the insubordination of objects and of the ways our relationships with them can make happy changes in the world we inhabit and invent together. --Michael Sorkin, The City College of New York, USA

The future has never felt more uncertain, but Design as Future-Making truly captures the role that design can and will play in moving us forward. It is the right book for this moment. --Fred Dust, IDEO, USA

About the Author

Susan Yelavich is an associate professor and director of the MA Design Studies program in the School of Art and Design History and Theory at Parsons The New School for Design, USA.

Barbara Adams is a PhD candidate in sociology at the New School for Social Research and teaches in several other divisions of the New School in New York City, including Parsons The New School for Design and Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts.


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