Volume V, 2018
Editor’s Letter
Mariann Asayan

Most people encountered design in what we could consider its traditional formats; an object, a space, a garment. To design is to look [...]

A Design Response to a Multi-layered Complexity: People’s Palaces
Irem Yildiz

Beginning with the effort to decipher the dynamics of the passionate love-hate relationship between the Palace of Culture and Varsovians [...]

I Heart [Emoji]: Understanding the Effects of a New Language of Self-expression
Diana Duque

In Plato’s dialogue The Phaedrus, the protagonist, Socrates, shares with his interlocutor Phaedrus a disdain for the use of letters [...]

Augmented Imagination: Machine Learning Art as Automatism
Philipp Schmitt

In the periphery of the landscape that is the current boom of machine learning (ML) sits a playground for tech-savvy creatives [...]

Using Webcomics to Communicate Future-Oriented Design Concepts
Hannah Greethead

An interest in exploring possible ways to use emerging technologies (such as advancements in wearable technologies, biotechnology [...]

Emerging Publics through Participatory Filmmaking

The notion of public space as an open and accessible spatial container in which people gather and meet one another is presently [...]

Writing for Wikis: A Group Exercise in Collaborative Writing and Editing Puts Design Studies on the Wikipedia Map
Diana Duque

Graduate students in Susan Yelavich’s Fall 2017 course “Writing for the Public Realm” were tasked with the ultimate “public” writing challenge [...]

Book Review: The Other Design History
Ksenija Berk

Design from the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia has long been an uncharted territory in the world history of design[...]