Patriarchs of the Design Family (was: New Uber Design Org)
20 Nov 2003 - 3:17am
To further on Molly's note, it seems quite a bit of design comes from
research as well.
One could say design is the result of any realized knowledge.
At 4:29 pm +0100 19/11/03, molly w. steenson wrote:
>It's interesting to note that in Italy, industrial and product >design sprang from architecture. (Until recently, it wasn't possible >to study these things separately from them.) I also have heard but >can't verify that Italy graduates 10,000 architecture students each >year. Bill Moggridge at last weeks' Ivrea symposium indicated that >interaction design is a sort of digital industrial design (to Beth >Mazur's earlier point). Those who come from technology tend to look >at it differently: as a series of interfaces and interactions with >screens and layers of information. Service design comes out of >industrial design (check out Ezio Manzini's work, for example), but >has a strong connection with architecture (think of the book "Cradle >to Cradle," of which one author is the former head of the University >of Virginia Architecture school). > >Now finally, I'm realizing that maybe this is where all these >different views of interaction design come from. There's a >difference, too, in how it's defined in Europe versus in the US. And >if we were really involving Asian perspectives in this, it might >look different yet again. > >At 9:21 -0600 19/11/03, Challis Hodge wrote: >>+++++ >>What do folks think of this? >><http://www.icograda.org/web/news-display.shtml?pfl=www/news-single-recent.param&op2.rf1=164>http://www.icograda.org/web/news-display.shtml?pfl=www/news-single-recent.param&op2.rf1=164 >>Aren't there more than two design disciplines? >>+++++ >> >> >>I tossed the above out to see what thoughts might emerge. >>Interesting that some folks came back to defend the orgs. I surely >>wasn't suggesting that these orgs should be consulting with us >>before moving forward. >> >>There were some other topics that I hoped would emerge though: >> >>1. Are these two disciplines, graphic and industrial design, the >>roots of all design disciplines? Did they spawn from architecture? >> >>2. Some of us are so distant from these organizations that they are >>meaningless. Why is this so? As a result can they adequately speak >>for all of design? Can design have one voice anyway? >> >>Any thoughts...? >> >>-challis >> >>_______________________________________________ >>Interaction Design Discussion List >>discuss at interactiondesigners.com >>-- >>to change your options (unsubscribe or set digest): >>http://discuss.interactiondesigners.com >>-- >>Questions: lists at interactiondesigners.com >>-- >>Announcement Online List (discussion list members get announcements already) >>http://interactiondesigners.com/announceList/ >>-- >>http://interactiondesigners.com/ > > >_______________________________________________ >Interaction Design Discussion List >discuss at interactiondesigners.com >-- >to change your options (unsubscribe or set digest): >http://discuss.interactiondesigners.com >-- >Questions: lists at interactiondesigners.com >-- >Announcement Online List (discussion list members get announcements already) >http://interactiondesigners.com/announceList/ >-- >http://interactiondesigners.com/