What is the object of design?

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Publication Conference Paper, peer reviewed
Title What is the object of design?
Author(s) Binder, Thomas ; De Michelis, Giorgio ; Ehn, Pelle ; Jacucci, Giulio ; Linde, Per ; Wagner, Ina
Date 2012
English abstract
In this paper we reflect upon design at a conceptual level, discussing how creativity can be coupled with participation and experience, dialoguing with philosophers and social theorists, and looking for the experiential grounds of our understanding of the very nature of design. Three words:'drawing','thing'and'together', are at the center of our discourse. We propose a view of design as accessing, aligning, and navigating among the'constituents' of the object of design. People interact with the object of design through its constituents. The ...
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2212776.2212780 (link to publisher's fulltext)
Publisher ACM, New York, NY, USA
Host/Issue Proceeding : CHI EA '12 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems;
ISBN 978-1-4503-1016-1
Pages 21-30
Language eng (iso)
Subject(s) design
object
thing
participation
Humanities/Social Sciences
Research Subject Categories::TECHNOLOGY
Note CHI 2012, May 5-10, 2012, Austin, Texas, USA
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/2043/14831 (link to this page)

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