Perspectives on Design Responsibility (Second Edition)
Steven Heller, Veronique Vienne
- 312 Pages
- May 15, 2018
- ISBN: 9781621536406
- Trim Size: 6.000in x 9.000in
Balancing Social, Professional, and Artistic Views What does it mean to be a designer in today's corporate-driven, overbranded global consumer culture? Citizen Designer, Second Edition, attempts to answer this question with more than seventy debate-stirring essays and interviews espousing viewpoints ranging from the cultural and the political to the professional and the social. This new edition contains a collection of definitions and brief case studies on topics that today's citizen designers must consider, including new essays on social innovation, individual advocacy, group strategies, and living as an ethical designer. Edited by two prominent advocates of socially responsible design, this innovative reference responds to the tough questions today's designers continue to ask themselves, such as:
Steven Heller, former art director of The New York Times Book Review, is the cochair of the School of Visual Arts MFA Design / Designer as Author + Entrepreneur Program. He is the author, coauthor, and editor of more than 180 books on design, social satire, and visual culture. He writes the Daily Heller for Print magazine and contributes to Design Observer, Eye, Wired, The New York Times, and The Atlantic. He is the recipient of two honorary doctorates, the AIGA Medal for Lifetime Achievement and the Smithsonian National Design Award for “Design Mind.” He lives in New York City.Veronique Vienne is an art director and writer. She was a magazine art director in the USA when she began to write to better analyze and understand the work of the graphic designers, illustrators, and photographers who collaborated with her. Today, she writes books and conducts workshops on design criticism as a creative tool. She resides in Paris, France.