Design for the Unthinkable World

This project includes critical contributions from six internationally-leading design researcher/ practitioners that explore the following Design for the Unthinkable-World issues: * What is design seeking to change and why? * What needs to change? * What possibilities might there be…

Design for People Living with Dementia

The book presents a series of papers describing the latest research that shows how design thinking, making, and acting contributes to the co-design and development of products, spaces, and services with people living with dementia. We know that there is…

What Design Research Does…

Design research makes a significant contribution to the UK economy and society as a whole. Ever since the establishment of the Government Schools of Design in the nineteenth century, the UK has been widely acknowledged as an international leader in…

Adventures in Design Research…

Adventures in Design Research… tells the stories of 57 personal design researchers’ journeys. Based in universities across the UK, each one of the 57 stories portray a rich and diverse personal account of the design researcher’s journey from what they…

The Chiba Care Protocol

The Chiba Care Protocol   Authors Paul A. Rodgers, Craig Bremner, Giovanni Innella, Irene Griffin, Omayma Alqatawneh, Mah Rana, Mark Bradford, Hugh Pizey, Trudy Watt, Tot Foster, Lilo Viehweg, Halima Lone, Delfina Fantini van Ditmar, Jessica Melville-Brown, Yutaka Yoshinaka, Ida…

The Lancaster Care Charter

In the fall of 1991 the Munich Design Charter was published in Design Issues. This charter was written as a design-led “call to arms” on the future nations and boundaries of Europe. The signatories of the Munich Design Charter saw…