Finding design value in modern mundanity

McKinnon, Heather (2016) Finding design value in modern mundanity. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS '16), ACM, Brisbane, Qld, pp. 1059-1071.

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This pictorial is a visual pondering of the potential hidden within the mundane aspects of everyday life. Grounded in the theoretical concepts of ‘design futuring’ and ‘undesign’, it is framed in a speculative context and seeks to propose avenues for thought within the design space. This paper is not a reflection of a design process, nor is it presenting new and novel concept designs. Instead, this paper combines visuals and literature to encourage the reader into a mode of theoretical and personal reflection on the open possibilities for the future of design - through the reimagining of the mundane.

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ID Code: 94370
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Interaction Design, Design Research, Urban Informatice, Design Futuring, Modern Mundanity
DOI: 10.1145/2901790.2901906
ISBN: 9781450340311
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > DESIGN PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT (120300)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2016 ACM
Deposited On: 08 Apr 2016 05:00
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2016 03:09

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